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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 170 195 162
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -33
Contract jobs citing Release Management 116 77 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.20% 0.77% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.99% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 39 47
Median daily rate £448 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.48% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £260 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £530 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.19 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+98.16% -32.71%
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
7680 7754 7021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.56% 77.89% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4713 4364 3912
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 285 277
Median hourly rate £37.00 £32.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% +21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.11 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.79 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +27 36 £438 +11.82% 5
Berkshire -5 32 £488 +16.41% 4
Surrey +14 27 £425 - 1
West Sussex - 8 £448 -
Oxfordshire +12 6 £475 +40.74% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 2 - -
Kent -24 2 £700 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £225 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 70 (29.66%) ITIL
2 58 (24.58%) Microsoft
3 49 (20.76%) Windows
4 48 (20.34%) Configuration Management
5 45 (19.07%) Oracle
6 42 (17.80%) SQL
6 42 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (15.68%) Project Management
8 32 (13.56%) Change Management
8 32 (13.56%) Security Cleared
9 31 (13.14%) Linux
10 29 (12.29%) .NET
11 28 (11.86%) Change Control
12 27 (11.44%) SC Cleared
13 26 (11.02%) SQL Server
13 26 (11.02%) Finance
14 25 (10.59%) Telecoms
14 25 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (9.32%) MS Excel
16 21 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (8.47%) Smart Meter
17 20 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (8.47%) PRINCE2
17 20 (8.47%) Migration
18 19 (8.05%) Unix
18 19 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (7.63%) DevOps
19 18 (7.63%) Software Delivery
19 18 (7.63%) Git (software)
19 18 (7.63%) PowerShell

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (6.36%) SAS
2 11 (4.66%) CMS
2 11 (4.66%) IBM Notes
3 10 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.81%) IIS
4 9 (3.81%) JBoss
5 6 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.69%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.27%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.93%) MS Office
3 11 (4.66%) Acrobat
4 9 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.12%) MS Project
6 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.85%) Maximo
3 2 (0.85%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.42%) Primavera
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.42%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.81%) Google Play
3 7 (2.97%) PaaS
4 5 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.12%) IaaS
5 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.85%) Heroku
6 2 (0.85%) Office 365
7 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.51%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.66%) Internet
2 11 (4.66%) VPN
3 8 (3.39%) Firewall
4 7 (2.97%) SSL
4 7 (2.97%) ZigBee
5 6 (2.54%) Bluetooth
5 6 (2.54%) NAS
5 6 (2.54%) tcpdump
6 4 (1.69%) VLAN
6 4 (1.69%) WAN
7 2 (0.85%) GSM
7 2 (0.85%) LAN
7 2 (0.85%) LTE
7 2 (0.85%) SMS
7 2 (0.85%) UMTS
7 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.42%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.42%) IPsec
8 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (6.78%) Oracle BI EE
4 13 (5.51%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.97%) SAS EBI
8 6 (2.54%) InterSystems Cache
8 6 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.54%) Oracle OWB
8 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.27%) MS Access
10 3 (1.27%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.27%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (7.63%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.63%) Gradle
3 16 (6.78%) JIRA
4 10 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (3.81%) Android Studio
5 9 (3.81%) Maven
5 9 (3.81%) TortoiseSVN
6 8 (3.39%) Artifactory
6 8 (3.39%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 6 (2.54%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.54%) MSBuild
7 6 (2.54%) Selenium
7 6 (2.54%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.42%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.42%) NuGet
General
1 26 (11.02%) Finance
2 25 (10.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.54%) Banking
3 6 (2.54%) Military
4 5 (2.12%) Billing
4 5 (2.12%) Retail
5 4 (1.69%) Publishing
6 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (14.41%) Analyst
2 33 (13.98%) Developer
3 25 (10.59%) Release Manager
4 23 (9.75%) Architect
5 17 (7.20%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
6 12 (5.08%) Technical Manager
7 11 (4.66%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (4.24%) Android Developer
8 10 (4.24%) Configuration Manager
8 10 (4.24%) Test Manager
9 9 (3.81%) Service Analyst
9 9 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.39%) Change Analyst
10 8 (3.39%) Consultant
10 8 (3.39%) Environment Manager
10 8 (3.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
10 8 (3.39%) SAS Developer
10 8 (3.39%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 8 (3.39%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.29%) .NET
2 15 (6.36%) Web Services
3 11 (4.66%) XML
4 10 (4.24%) CSS
4 10 (4.24%) jQuery
5 9 (3.81%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.81%) HTML
5 9 (3.81%) RESTful
6 6 (2.54%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.54%) Ajax
6 6 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (2.54%) Breeze.js
6 6 (2.54%) Durandal
6 6 (2.54%) Entity Framework
6 6 (2.54%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (2.54%) OAuth2
6 6 (2.54%) OpenID
6 6 (2.54%) React
6 6 (2.54%) SAML
6 6 (2.54%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.47%) Smart Meter
2 19 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.81%) Clustering
6 8 (3.39%) CMDB
6 8 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.97%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.54%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.54%) PMI
9 4 (1.69%) User Experience
10 3 (1.27%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.27%) Replication
11 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.76%) Windows
2 31 (13.14%) Linux
3 19 (8.05%) Unix
4 14 (5.93%) Windows XP
5 11 (4.66%) Android
6 8 (3.39%) AIX
6 8 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.54%) MVS
7 6 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.69%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.85%) Solaris
9 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.66%) ITIL
2 48 (20.34%) Configuration Management
3 42 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (15.68%) Project Management
5 32 (13.56%) Change Management
6 28 (11.86%) Change Control
7 25 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (8.47%) Migration
8 20 (8.47%) PRINCE2
9 18 (7.63%) DevOps
9 18 (7.63%) Software Delivery
10 17 (7.20%) Incident Management
10 17 (7.20%) ITSM
11 15 (6.36%) Service Management
12 14 (5.93%) Automated Testing
12 14 (5.93%) Defect Management
12 14 (5.93%) Requirements Management
12 14 (5.93%) Stress Testing
12 14 (5.93%) Web Development
12 14 (5.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.80%) SQL
2 18 (7.63%) PowerShell
3 17 (7.20%) C#
4 14 (5.93%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.51%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.66%) Perl
7 10 (4.24%) Java
8 7 (2.97%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.97%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.54%) Python
9 6 (2.54%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.27%) ABAP
10 3 (1.27%) C
10 3 (1.27%) PHP
10 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.85%) Go
11 2 (0.85%) Korn
11 2 (0.85%) Ruby
11 2 (0.85%) VBScript
12 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.44%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.20%) Degree
3 17 (7.20%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.54%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.54%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.69%) PMP
6 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.27%) APMP
7 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.85%) CISM
8 2 (0.85%) CISSP
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.42%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.42%) OCP
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.42%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.24%) QA
2 7 (2.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.12%) Firmware
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.42%) Docker
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.66%) DameWare
2 2 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (24.58%) Microsoft
2 45 (19.07%) Oracle
3 12 (5.08%) Informatica
3 12 (5.08%) SAP
4 11 (4.66%) Adobe
4 11 (4.66%) Lotus
5 10 (4.24%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (4.24%) Remedy
6 9 (3.81%) Google
6 9 (3.81%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.39%) BMC
7 8 (3.39%) F5
8 6 (2.54%) Cognos
8 6 (2.54%) HP
9 4 (1.69%) Serena
10 3 (1.27%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.27%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.27%) New Relic
10 3 (1.27%) Sybase
11 2 (0.85%) ServiceNow
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