The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 32 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.84% 2.78% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 3.45% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£224 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.96% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +25.00%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
123 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 75.46% 80.56% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 20 14
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Release Management
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 6 (85.71%) MS Office
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) MS Visio
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) MS Access
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
6 1 (14.29%) CMDB
6 1 (14.29%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (14.29%) RIP
6 1 (14.29%) MS Project

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft