Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 January 2018 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 > Reading
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 84 94
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 7 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.56% 0.87% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.07% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Reading median daily rate £450 £376 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.60% +15.77% -23.53%
10th Percentile £369 £308 £210
90th Percentile £588 £457 £420
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £340
% change year-on-year -5.56% +32.35% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,021 1,120 1,529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.34% 80.75% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 565 948
Reading median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £263 £235 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 72
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.96% -25.57% +54.50%
10th Percentile £11.05 £12.83 £15.00
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.07 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year -17.14% -34.58% +40.79%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Reading

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Reading

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Reading over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Reading

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) VMS
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) MVC

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) VMS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Runbook
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Kibana
1 1 (14.29%) logstash
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Capita
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SendGrid
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore