The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank - 21 11
Contract jobs citing Release Management 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - 0.66% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.92% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £389
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +110.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
50 109 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 83.33% 71.71% 56.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 29
Average daily rate £392 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £235 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £434 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Release Management
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec