The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 59 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.75% 1.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+61.01% +45.67%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
472 568 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.76% 73.96% 77.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 293 287
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +120.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
Watford +8 1 - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Hyperion
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) SRDF
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) PowerHA
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
1 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Release Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) BPMN
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) SRDF
1 2 (28.57%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Hyperion
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Macrovision
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com