The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 38 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.64% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 0.89% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£458 £451 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.55% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £410 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £460 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.00%
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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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
322 336 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.59% 79.62% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 262 207
Average daily rate £425 £430 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.75 £22.69 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.40% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £125.00 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VBScript
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) SCCM
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 6 (35.29%) VB
3 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
3 6 (35.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (35.29%) McAfee
4 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) UNIX
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB
7 2 (11.76%) AIX
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Use Case
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Release Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Build Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) AIX
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Project Management
1 2 (11.76%) Change Management
1 2 (11.76%) Validation
1 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
1 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
1 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
1 2 (11.76%) Use Case
1 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (11.76%) Stress Testing
1 2 (11.76%) Test Management
1 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
2 1 (5.88%) WFM
2 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
1 7 (41.18%) VBScript
2 6 (35.29%) VB
2 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 6 (35.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) McAfee
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Hyperion