The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 24 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - 46
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.54% - 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £488 - £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 277 235 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 85.23% 79.39% 83.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 178 229
Median daily rate £475 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -64.44%  
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Oxford

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

1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Change Management
3 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) PMI
3 7 (50.00%) PMP
3 7 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 5 (35.71%) BMC
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Remedy
5 5 (35.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Change Control
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
7 3 (21.43%) Resource Allocation
7 3 (21.43%) PMO
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
9 1 (7.14%) Service Management

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Data Centre Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Data Migration Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Migration Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Migration Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Desktop Support
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Change Management
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Change Control
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
6 3 (21.43%) Resource Allocation
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Process Management
7 1 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 7 (50.00%) PMP
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
5 1 (7.14%) MCP
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PMO
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) BMC
1 5 (35.71%) Remedy
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Apple