The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 97 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 18 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.86% 0.94% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.28% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
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£475 £403 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.01% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £335 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £461 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-28.23% -5.55%
Release Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1508 1324 1408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.02% 73.23% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 787 763
Average daily rate £375 £378 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 81 99
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Oracle
3 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
4 10 (24.39%) ITIL
5 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.07%) Service Management
7 7 (17.07%) Finance
7 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (14.63%) VBScript
8 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
8 6 (14.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (14.63%) Change Management
8 6 (14.63%) Migration
8 6 (14.63%) VMware
8 6 (14.63%) PKI
8 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
8 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
8 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
9 5 (12.20%) UNIX
9 5 (12.20%) Linux
9 5 (12.20%) ERP
10 4 (9.76%) SQL
10 4 (9.76%) Documentum
10 4 (9.76%) SLA
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (9.76%) SAN
10 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (9.76%) Documentum
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.32%) Lync
3 2 (4.88%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Project
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) SAN
3 3 (7.32%) X.400
3 3 (7.32%) X.500
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) EDRMS
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MSI
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Ant
2 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) LLVM
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Games
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Release Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Environment Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Transition Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Platform Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) XML
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) PKI
2 3 (7.32%) PMI
2 3 (7.32%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.88%) iSeries
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) UNIX
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
4 7 (17.07%) Service Management
5 6 (14.63%) Change Management
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
6 5 (12.20%) ERP
7 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Validation
7 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) Document Management
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) VBScript
1 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) REXX
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.88%) JCL
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
4 3 (7.32%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) MCTS
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
1 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (7.32%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (7.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Clearswift
4 3 (7.32%) EMC
4 3 (7.32%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) Endeca
5 2 (4.88%) Google
5 2 (4.88%) Coremetrics
6 1 (2.44%) Capita
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) Perforce
6 1 (2.44%) Siebel
6 1 (2.44%) Plumtree
6 1 (2.44%) HP
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