Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 24 July 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 110 116
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 29 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.36% 0.20% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.24% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 7
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £419 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +109.38% -50.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £202 £195 £304
90th Percentile £568 £205 £429
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.00% -35.90% -

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1744 1681 2066
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.03% 84.22% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 907 1077
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £252 £253 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 41 51
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -25.69% +31.50%
10th Percentile £11.06 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £55.00 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +7.14%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 26 £395 +97.50% 1
Release Management
South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 13 (44.83%) Process Improvement
4 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) SCCM
6 10 (34.48%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (34.48%) DevOps
6 10 (34.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (34.48%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (34.48%) Application Packaging
6 10 (34.48%) Oracle
6 10 (34.48%) Windows
6 10 (34.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (31.03%) MSI
7 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Vista
7 9 (31.03%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (31.03%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
7 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
7 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (27.59%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (24.14%) ISEB
10 6 (20.69%) Banking
10 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
10 6 (20.69%) Change Management
10 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (10.34%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) ATM
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MSI
2 1 (3.45%) GitLab
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Test Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
4 5 (17.24%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) E-Business Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 4 (13.79%) UAT Manager
5 4 (13.79%) UAT Test Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 13 (44.83%) Process Improvement
3 12 (41.38%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) Application Packaging
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (34.48%) DevOps
5 10 (34.48%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
7 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Change Management
8 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
9 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
9 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
10 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
10 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.34%) Matrix Organization
11 3 (10.34%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) ISEB
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) SCCM
2 10 (34.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.24%) SAP
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft