Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Release Management
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 39 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +8
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.08% 3.69% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 4.31% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
Bracknell median daily rate £250 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +53.85% -
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £340
% change year-on-year -11.11% +32.35% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.00% -35.90% -

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 492 487 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 88.97% 85.59% 80.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 238 165
Bracknell median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £153 £200 £171
90th Percentile £575 £573 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 53
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -46.81% +46.88%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
% change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +78.38%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Bracknell

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Bracknell

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) SMS
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 4 (66.67%) Software Distribution
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) Squid
4 1 (16.67%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) Unix

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Software Deployment
1 4 (66.67%) Software Distribution
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Netcool
2 1 (16.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (16.67%) Netcool/Webtop
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft