The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 40 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.88% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £725 -
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 £20.19 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.71% -
Release Management
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
217 250 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 63.82% 72.05% 68.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 113 66
Average daily rate £325 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 38 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 £30.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.96% +29.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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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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
Leicester - 3 - -
Release Management
East Midlands

Release Management
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITSM
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITSM
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft