The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 1.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -38.06% -7.36%  

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 374 378 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 88.42% 84.38% 80.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 208 190
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 41
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.36% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Release Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Essex

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Essex

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Essex

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Environment Manager
1 1 (50.00%) HR Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Platform Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow