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 27 June 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 - 64
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 12 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.62% - 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Median daily rate £225 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £35.50 £20.59
% change year-on-year -44.61% +72.39%  

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 627 557 668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.62% 83.38% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 315 387
Median daily rate £400 £406 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 8
Median hourly rate £16.25 £11.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.04 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) SCCM
3 10 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (45.00%) MSI
4 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Vista
5 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (35.00%) ISEB
7 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (30.00%) Change Management
8 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (25.00%) SLA
8 5 (25.00%) SAP
8 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
9 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) Scrum
10 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture

Release Management
Co-occurring 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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MSI
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) E-Business Manager
4 4 (20.00%) UAT Manager
4 4 (20.00%) UAT Test Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Change Management
5 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) DevOps
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
9 2 (10.00%) Project Management
10 1 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
10 1 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) ISEB
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) SCCM
2 10 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft