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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 82 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Release Management 38 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.00% 0.91% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.16% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 9
Average daily rate £381 £413 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £393
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +251.85%
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
1510 1635 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.39% 78.34% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 894 702
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 76 67
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Release Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 11 £275 -
Basingstoke +4 5 £438 -
Andover - 3 £425 -
Portsmouth - 2 £450 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (36.51%) Configuration Management
3 22 (34.92%) Linux
4 18 (28.57%) SQL
5 17 (26.98%) Oracle
6 15 (23.81%) ITIL
6 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 14 (22.22%) Unix
8 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
8 13 (20.63%) Smart Meter
9 11 (17.46%) JIRA
9 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (17.46%) System Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Requirements Management
10 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (15.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 10 (15.87%) Defect Management
10 10 (15.87%) ITSM
10 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (15.87%) Windows
10 10 (15.87%) SAS
10 10 (15.87%) Case Management
11 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 9 (14.29%) XML
11 9 (14.29%) MS Office
11 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 9 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 9 (14.29%) PowerShell

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (15.87%) SAS
2 6 (9.52%) IIS
2 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (6.35%) JBoss
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.29%) MS Office
2 9 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.59%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) ZigBee
2 2 (3.17%) DHCP
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) VLAN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) MPLS
3 1 (1.59%) Packet Switching
3 1 (1.59%) SDH
3 1 (1.59%) SSH
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.76%) DB2
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.59%) OLAP
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) JIRA
2 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.52%) Selenium
5 5 (7.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (7.94%) Jasmine
5 5 (7.94%) SpecFlow
6 4 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (6.35%) Gradle
6 4 (6.35%) Maven
6 4 (6.35%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (4.76%) Artifactory
8 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (3.17%) Subversion
9 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.59%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Military
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
3 9 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 9 (14.29%) SAS Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 7 (11.11%) Release Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Environment Manager
7 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Build Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) PowerShell Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) XAML Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Change Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Environment And Release Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Release Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) XML
2 7 (11.11%) .NET
2 7 (11.11%) Web Services
3 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.94%) Ajax
4 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (7.94%) Breeze.js
4 5 (7.94%) Durandal
4 5 (7.94%) Entity Framework
4 5 (7.94%) jQuery
4 5 (7.94%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (7.94%) OAuth2
4 5 (7.94%) OpenID
4 5 (7.94%) React
4 5 (7.94%) SAML
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 3 (4.76%) SOAP
6 2 (3.17%) EJB
6 2 (3.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Smart Meter
2 7 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.76%) CMDB
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) AS400
4 1 (1.59%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Linux
2 14 (22.22%) Unix
3 10 (15.87%) Windows
4 6 (9.52%) AIX
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.17%) Android
8 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Configuration Management
2 15 (23.81%) ITIL
3 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (17.46%) System Testing
4 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.87%) Case Management
4 10 (15.87%) Defect Management
4 10 (15.87%) ITSM
4 10 (15.87%) Requirements Management
5 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 8 (12.70%) ETL
6 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
7 7 (11.11%) Change Management
7 7 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 7 (11.11%) Stress Testing
7 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.52%) Project Management
9 5 (7.94%) Regression Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
3 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.52%) C#
5 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) TypeScript
6 4 (6.35%) Java
6 4 (6.35%) XAML
7 3 (4.76%) C
7 3 (4.76%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) Python
8 2 (3.17%) XPath
9 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) APMP
3 2 (3.17%) CISM
3 2 (3.17%) CISSP
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) MCSA
4 1 (1.59%) MCSE
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.98%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.35%) IBM
4 4 (6.35%) Informatica
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
5 3 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) Sybase
7 1 (1.59%) Coremetrics
7 1 (1.59%) Endeca
7 1 (1.59%) Google