The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 73 61 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 1.03% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.48% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £421 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +6.41%
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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
751 609 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.63% 69.84% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 339 364
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Portfolio Management
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) CMDB
5 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) APMP
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Data Quality

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) IT Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) IT Support
1 5 (38.46%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Database Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) OSS Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Web Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Portfolio Management
1 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) APMP
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow