The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wiltshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 57 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing Release Management 12 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.73% 2.63% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 3.42% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Average daily rate £420 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £440 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 351 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.31% 76.97% 65.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 247 273
Average daily rate £400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Release Management
South West

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Swindon -10 9 £420 -2.60%
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) ITIL
1 9 (64.29%) Incident Management
2 8 (57.14%) SLA
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
3 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Content Management
3 5 (35.71%) CMS
3 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) Hudson
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
3 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) ColdFusion
4 4 (28.57%) XHTML
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) SAP

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 5 (35.71%) CMS
2 4 (28.57%) ColdFusion
3 3 (21.43%) Lync
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Hudson
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
1 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Release Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Service Design Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Release Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Web Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) XHTML
1 4 (28.57%) HTML5
1 4 (28.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) Wiki
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
1 9 (64.29%) Incident Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) Content Management
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) SLA
2 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) WSUS
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
1 3 (21.43%) SCOrch
1 3 (21.43%) SCSM
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco