The first table below looks at the demand for the Release Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 62 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 4 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.54% 0.71% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.75% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.39% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
691 798 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.75% 94.55% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 376 364
Average daily rate £325 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.00 £18.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Release Manager
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Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Release Manager
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) CMMI
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (14.29%) Build Automation

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) CMMI
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft