The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 47 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.25% 2.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 2.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Average daily rate £330 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £393
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.73%
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
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
314 339 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 78.11% 78.84% 66.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 231 90
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £47.40 £47.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 10 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
Lytham St Annes -6 1 £330 +8.19%
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) AppSense
1 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) ThinPrint
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Change Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) AppSense
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) ThinPrint
1 2 (66.67%) VMware