The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 62 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.96% 0.94% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.34% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £419 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +11.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £354 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £484 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £13.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+245.45% -32.09%
Release Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
564 374 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.15% 70.17% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 189 253
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 36 49
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.40 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 3 £575 +15.00% 3
Peterborough -8 3 £400 +18.51% 1
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management.

1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) VBA
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 2 (14.29%) Moodle
4 2 (14.29%) MS Project
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) VLE
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Moodle
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Moodle Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Change Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) VLE
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) RAD
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) VBA
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects