The first table below looks at the demand for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 July 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 Essex 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 43 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 12 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.47% 0.66% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 0.96% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
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£450 £270 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -6.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
362 314 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.64% 69.01% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 157 154
Average daily rate £400 £355 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £221 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 65
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

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

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Basildon - 2 - -
Colchester - 2 £450 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) VBA
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) ITSM
5 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (18.75%) assyst
6 3 (18.75%) Publishing
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) XenApp
6 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
6 3 (18.75%) Finance

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Documentum
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (6.25%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) assyst
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.25%) Lombardi
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Automotive
1 3 (18.75%) Publishing
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Release Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Service Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Release Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Release Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) WinForms
3 1 (6.25%) ISPF
3 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) zOS
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Process Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Image Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) VBA
4 3 (18.75%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) ABAP
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) COBOL
5 2 (12.50%) JCL
6 1 (6.25%) VB6
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) RACF
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Syncsort
4 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
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