The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank - 50 39
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.21% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
446 441 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 91.77% 90.55% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 219 224
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £228 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 70 79
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Process Management
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) assyst
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Documentum
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ABAP
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Documentum
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) assyst
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Process Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ABAP
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC