The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 20 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.37% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £393
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +251.85%
Release Management
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
103 147 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 70.55% 69.01% 86.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 86 89
Average daily rate £375 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Release Management
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Release Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP