The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Croydon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 19 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.66% - 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% - 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £430 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +13.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 47 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 63.21% 72.31% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 85
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Release Management
London

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 18 April 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (85.71%) SLA
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
2 5 (71.43%) Clustering
2 5 (71.43%) BladeLogic
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Firmware
3 4 (57.14%) DMZ
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (14.29%) PVCS
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Hardware Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
2 4 (57.14%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) BladeLogic
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM