The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 64 69 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 8 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.10% 0.13% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.15% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 618 646 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.66% 85.90% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 366 338
Median daily rate £415 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Release Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Milton Keynes

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Milton Keynes

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Milton Keynes

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Milton Keynes

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) SCCM
3 6 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (41.67%) MSI
4 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (8.33%) SLA
8 1 (8.33%) Unix

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MSI
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) E-Business Manager
2 3 (25.00%) UAT Manager
2 3 (25.00%) UAT Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Change and Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
2 6 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
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