The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.14% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£227 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.15% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Release Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
731 566 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.77% 93.71% 90.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 352 105
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £456 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 13 25
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.25 £33.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Release Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 9 £227 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (100.00%) Release Management
2 8 (88.89%) Time Management
2 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) Change Management
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) MS Access
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Service Management
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (33.33%) ITSM
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) Legal
7 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (11.11%) CMDB
7 1 (11.11%) DSL
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) SAP
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MS Access
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Release Management
2 8 (88.89%) Time Management
3 6 (66.67%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP