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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 15 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.28% 3.90% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 5.36% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £31.49 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.59% +4.95%
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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
49 56 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 80.33% 72.73% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 48
Average daily rate £375 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
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