The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 117 108 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£373 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% +17.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £443 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2572 2343 2288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.26% 92.68% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1127 1122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 98 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Release Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 - -
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Build Automation
6 4 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (25.00%) Release Management
6 4 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) MS Project
8 2 (12.50%) MS Access
8 2 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
8 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (6.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (18.75%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) MS Project
4 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MS Access
1 2 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Change Management
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Build Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.25%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) HP
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