The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 172 157 160
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 75 86 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 1.00% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.39% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 27
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £158 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 £62.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.60% +237.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +25.00%
Release Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6818 6171 7091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.46% 71.56% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 3428 3388
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 250 313
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.43 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Berkshire +6 24 £308 -23.12% 4
Hampshire +2 22 £475 +25.00% 4
Surrey +4 17 £400 +92.77% 1
Buckinghamshire -27 7 £325 -13.33% 1
West Sussex -3 3 £331 +26.19% 3
Middlesex +2 1 £195 -
Oxfordshire -10 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Kent - - - - 5
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (21.58%) ITIL
2 28 (20.14%) Windows
3 27 (19.42%) Problem Management
4 25 (17.99%) SQL
5 24 (17.27%) Oracle
6 23 (16.55%) Security Cleared
7 22 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
8 18 (12.95%) Finance
8 18 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (12.95%) QA
9 17 (12.23%) Service Management
9 17 (12.23%) Workflow
9 17 (12.23%) .NET
10 16 (11.51%) Java
10 16 (11.51%) UNIX
10 16 (11.51%) Configuration Management
10 16 (11.51%) Change Management
10 16 (11.51%) Incident Management
11 14 (10.07%) Scrum
12 13 (9.35%) XML
12 13 (9.35%) DV Cleared
13 12 (8.63%) Linux
13 12 (8.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 11 (7.91%) CRM
14 11 (7.91%) Web Services
14 11 (7.91%) MS Office
14 11 (7.91%) Degree
14 11 (7.91%) Portfolio Management
15 10 (7.19%) HP

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (4.32%) Documentum
1 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.60%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.60%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.88%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (2.16%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.16%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.16%) Lync
4 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) Apache
6 1 (0.72%) SAS
6 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.72%) FileNet
6 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (7.91%) MS Office
2 5 (3.60%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.16%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.72%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) SMS
2 6 (4.32%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.32%) Firewall
3 5 (3.60%) SSL
3 5 (3.60%) SAN
3 5 (3.60%) HTTP
4 4 (2.88%) UMTS
4 4 (2.88%) GSM
4 4 (2.88%) LTE
5 3 (2.16%) tcpdump
5 3 (2.16%) FTP
5 3 (2.16%) TACACS
5 3 (2.16%) X.400
5 3 (2.16%) X.500
5 3 (2.16%) BIG-IP
5 3 (2.16%) Nortel Alteon
5 3 (2.16%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.16%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (2.16%) EDRMS
2 3 (2.16%) MySQL
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.44%) MarkLogic
3 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.72%) MS Access
4 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.72%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.60%) Subversion
3 4 (2.88%) Selenium
3 4 (2.88%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.16%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.16%) MSI
4 3 (2.16%) Maven
4 3 (2.16%) JUnit
5 2 (1.44%) Ant
6 1 (0.72%) PVCS
6 1 (0.72%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.72%) JIRA
6 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.72%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.72%) LLVM
6 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (12.95%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.16%) Retail
4 2 (1.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Automotive
5 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (22.30%) Release Manager
2 18 (12.95%) Developer
2 18 (12.95%) Analyst
3 13 (9.35%) Support Engineer
4 9 (6.47%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.04%) Support Analyst
5 7 (5.04%) .NET Developer
5 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (4.32%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (4.32%) Applications Support
6 6 (4.32%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.60%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.60%) Environment Manager
7 5 (3.60%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (2.88%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (2.88%) Technical Manager
8 4 (2.88%) Implementation Manager
8 4 (2.88%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.88%) Consultant
8 4 (2.88%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.23%) .NET
2 13 (9.35%) XML
3 11 (7.91%) Web Services
4 7 (5.04%) SOAP
4 7 (5.04%) REST
5 5 (3.60%) WCF
5 5 (3.60%) WF
5 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.60%) XSLT
5 5 (3.60%) Middleware
6 4 (2.88%) JMS
6 4 (2.88%) CSS
6 4 (2.88%) HTML
6 4 (2.88%) WSDL
7 3 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.16%) jQuery
7 3 (2.16%) WAP
8 2 (1.44%) STL
9 1 (0.72%) J2EE
9 1 (0.72%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.04%) PKI
2 7 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.16%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.16%) User Experience
5 2 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.44%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.44%) CMDB
6 1 (0.72%) Wiki
6 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.14%) Windows
2 16 (11.51%) UNIX
3 12 (8.63%) Linux
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.88%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.58%) ITIL
2 27 (19.42%) Problem Management
3 18 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (12.23%) Workflow
4 17 (12.23%) Service Management
5 16 (11.51%) Change Management
5 16 (11.51%) Configuration Management
5 16 (11.51%) Incident Management
6 14 (10.07%) Scrum
7 11 (7.91%) CRM
7 11 (7.91%) Portfolio Management
8 8 (5.76%) Project Management
8 8 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (5.76%) Test Scripting
9 7 (5.04%) Fault Management
9 7 (5.04%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.04%) SOA
9 7 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.99%) SQL
2 16 (11.51%) Java
3 8 (5.76%) Shell Script
3 8 (5.76%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.32%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.32%) VBScript
4 6 (4.32%) C#
5 5 (3.60%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.88%) C
7 3 (2.16%) Scala
7 3 (2.16%) Perl
7 3 (2.16%) PHP
7 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.16%) Python
7 3 (2.16%) Korn
8 2 (1.44%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.72%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (16.55%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.35%) DV Cleared
3 11 (7.91%) Degree
4 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.88%) MCSE
6 3 (2.16%) CCSP
6 3 (2.16%) CCNP
6 3 (2.16%) CCNA
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.16%) CCSA
6 3 (2.16%) CCSE
7 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) MCP
8 1 (0.72%) MCTS
8 1 (0.72%) MCSA
8 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.95%) QA
2 8 (5.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (6.47%) Netcool
3 6 (4.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 6 (4.32%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.32%) Netcool/Webtop
4 3 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.16%) OpenView
5 2 (1.44%) Puppet
6 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (17.27%) Oracle
2 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.19%) HP
4 8 (5.76%) VMware
5 7 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (5.04%) EMC
6 6 (4.32%) McAfee
7 5 (3.60%) Metastorm
7 5 (3.60%) Lotus
7 5 (3.60%) Cisco
7 5 (3.60%) IBM
7 5 (3.60%) SAP
8 4 (2.88%) Software AG
9 3 (2.16%) CA
9 3 (2.16%) Nortel
9 3 (2.16%) Citrix
9 3 (2.16%) JBoss
9 3 (2.16%) Clearswift
9 3 (2.16%) Radware
9 3 (2.16%) TIBCO
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