The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 64 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.74% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.76% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £344 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £339 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £349 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £31.49 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.59% +4.95%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
642 655 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.87% 73.35% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 404 238
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the Milton Keynes region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Milton Keynes region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) Windows NT
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
5 4 (33.33%) Firmware
5 4 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (25.00%) Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) NUnit
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Logistics
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
7 2 (16.67%) SCOM
7 2 (16.67%) V-Model
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) NUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows NT
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) V-Model
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Firmware
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Intel