The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 56 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 0.99% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.23% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £365 £405
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -9.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
Release Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
538 813 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.93% 80.42% 81.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 565 318
Median daily rate £425 £438 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 39
Median hourly rate £19.66 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Warrington - 1 - -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Management
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Lumension
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Management
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Lumension
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec
1 1 (20.00%) VMware