The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 113 112 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 10 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.45% 0.62% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.67% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
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£445 £468 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +3.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
Release Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2091 1926 1720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.52% 92.11% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1269 1140 991
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 114 148
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.26% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Release Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Release Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Release Manager
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 Manager within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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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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
Southampton +4 3 £405 -19.00%
Winchester - 3 £433 -
Gosport - 2 £500 -
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (50.00%) Release Management
2 9 (40.91%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
5 5 (22.73%) UNIX
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) Coaching
7 3 (13.64%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (13.64%) Gradle
7 3 (13.64%) Artifactory
7 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
7 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Banking
7 3 (13.64%) Subversion
7 3 (13.64%) Maven
7 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (13.64%) ITSM

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (13.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) Maven
1 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (13.64%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (13.64%) Gradle
1 3 (13.64%) Artifactory
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Release Management
2 9 (40.91%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) ITSM
7 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) Coaching
7 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 2 (9.09%) Product Management
8 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Informatica
1 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) VMware