The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 41 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.92% - 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£210 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 - £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £379
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +110.00%
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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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
260 326 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 71.23% 78.55% 77.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 179 280
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.44% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (62.50%) CMDB
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) iPad
3 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) iPhone
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) B2C

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Deskside Support
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) SAML
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) CMDB
2 3 (37.50%) iPhone
2 3 (37.50%) iPad
2 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) B2C
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Mercator