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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 63 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.40% 0.53% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.76% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £371
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £64.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-47.08% +157.00%
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
571 397 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 75.53% 69.89% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 191 339
Average daily rate £400 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 34
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £46.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V2
4 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) CIMA
5 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (14.29%) BPMN
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Release Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V2
3 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) BPMN
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CIMA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com