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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 79 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 1.13% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.38% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Median daily rate - £425 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +63.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £20.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+72.39% -31.35%
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
760 796 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.88% 81.81% 76.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 482 323
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 26
Median hourly rate £62.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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
Northwich - 2 - -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Informix
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Build Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware