The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 52 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.32% - 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £600 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +251.85%
Release Management
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
438 322 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.64% 74.88% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 178 262
Average daily rate £430 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 58
Average hourly rate £38.50 £29.13 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.18% +0.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £242 -
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Access
2 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Automotive
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) Ansible
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) EdgeSight
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) RUP
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) EdgeSight
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) AppSense
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) VMware