The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 14 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.90% 0.93% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 1.20% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£105 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.78% -5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+192.85% -37.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 83 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 76.47% 76.85% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 50
Average daily rate £413 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £15.96 £21.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Release Management
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001