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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 30 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 15 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.87% 0.46% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.93% 0.59% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Median daily rate £380 £180 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -52.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £176 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £184 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +25.73%
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
253 341 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.14% 78.75% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 225 239
Median daily rate £415 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £875 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.95 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% +7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £27.24 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.33 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +5 13 £350 +94.44%
Lytham St Annes - 2 £415 -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Service Management
2 14 (93.33%) ITIL
2 14 (93.33%) Windows XP
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) AIX
3 8 (53.33%) Windows 2000
3 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
3 8 (53.33%) Unix
3 8 (53.33%) Change Management
3 8 (53.33%) ITSM
3 8 (53.33%) Tandem
3 8 (53.33%) Data Management
3 8 (53.33%) Data Analysis
3 8 (53.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (53.33%) Open Source
3 8 (53.33%) SaaS
3 8 (53.33%) PaaS
3 8 (53.33%) IaaS
3 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (53.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Regular Expression
4 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) Perl
4 7 (46.67%) SQL

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
1 8 (53.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) IaaS
1 8 (53.33%) PaaS
1 8 (53.33%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Operational Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Operations Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) AIX Support
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Support
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (53.33%) Tandem
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) AIX
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows XP
3 8 (53.33%) Unix
3 8 (53.33%) Windows 2000
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (40.00%) HPUX
5 6 (40.00%) Solaris
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Service Management
2 14 (93.33%) ITIL
3 8 (53.33%) Change Management
3 8 (53.33%) Data Analysis
3 8 (53.33%) Data Management
3 8 (53.33%) ITSM
3 8 (53.33%) Open Source
3 8 (53.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Perl
1 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
1 7 (46.67%) VBScript
2 6 (40.00%) Bourne shell
2 6 (40.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (40.00%) Netcool
1 6 (40.00%) SCOM
1 6 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) CA
3 6 (40.00%) IBM
4 5 (33.33%) HP