The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 49 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Release Management 12 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.64% 1.69% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.27% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
Average daily rate
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£509 £420 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £295 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £453 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £29.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-32.15% +6.25%
Release Management
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
578 529 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 79.07% 74.72% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 355 273
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £254 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
Average hourly rate £20.19 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.32% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.70 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +12 10 £495 +17.85%
Chippenham - - - -
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) VBScript
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) SCCM
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
4 3 (18.75%) Middleware
4 3 (18.75%) McAfee
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) OLTP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Release Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) XSD
2 2 (12.50%) WSDL
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.25%) EMV
2 1 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
1 3 (18.75%) SOA
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
1 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
2 2 (12.50%) People Management
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
2 2 (12.50%) BPMN
2 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (12.50%) Stress Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Management
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
1 4 (25.00%) VBScript
2 3 (18.75%) VB
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) COBIT
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) McAfee
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Nokia
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) HP