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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 170 155 176
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing Release Management 92 118 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 1.20% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.50% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 70 27
Median daily rate £418 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.01% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £268 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £15.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+117.70% -55.88%
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
6689 7861 7146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.40% 79.64% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4129 4807 3976
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 270 281
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +68.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Berkshire -16 32 £438 +25.00% 4
Hampshire +4 20 £425 +14.86% 4
Buckinghamshire +30 13 £200 -47.71%
Oxfordshire -2 13 £400 -9.09% 1
Surrey +2 7 £475 +11.11% 1
West Sussex -2 1 - - 2
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 63 (28.38%) ITIL
2 55 (24.77%) Microsoft
3 50 (22.52%) Configuration Management
3 50 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (21.62%) Git (software)
5 47 (21.17%) Security Cleared
6 46 (20.72%) SQL
7 42 (18.92%) Linux
8 38 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (16.67%) Windows
10 36 (16.22%) SC Cleared
11 35 (15.77%) PowerShell
12 34 (15.32%) .NET
13 32 (14.41%) Scrum
13 32 (14.41%) DevOps
14 31 (13.96%) SQL Server
15 30 (13.51%) Oracle
16 28 (12.61%) Web Services
17 26 (11.71%) Kanban
17 26 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (11.26%) Change Management
19 24 (10.81%) Finance
20 23 (10.36%) MS Excel
21 22 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
21 22 (9.91%) Software Engineering
22 21 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
22 21 (9.46%) Software Delivery
22 21 (9.46%) Data Centre
23 20 (9.01%) PaaS
23 20 (9.01%) Gradle

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 11 (4.95%) Apache
1 11 (4.95%) nginx
1 11 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.60%) IIS
3 8 (3.60%) JBoss
3 8 (3.60%) SAS
4 7 (3.15%) Confluence
5 5 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.25%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.25%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.80%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.35%) Live Communications Server
7 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.90%) Drupal
8 2 (0.90%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.90%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 23 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.70%) MS Office
4 3 (1.35%) MS Project
5 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.01%) PaaS
3 19 (8.56%) IaaS
4 15 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (5.41%) Google Play
7 4 (1.80%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.90%) FinancialForce.com
8 2 (0.90%) SaaS
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.41%) SMS
2 9 (4.05%) Bluetooth
3 8 (3.60%) Firewall
4 6 (2.70%) SAN
4 6 (2.70%) SSL
4 6 (2.70%) tcpdump
4 6 (2.70%) VPN
5 5 (2.25%) ATM
5 5 (2.25%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.35%) VLAN
7 2 (0.90%) NAS
7 2 (0.90%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.45%) AMQP
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.45%) FWSM
8 1 (0.45%) IPsec
8 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 16 (7.21%) NoSQL
5 15 (6.76%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.86%) MySQL
7 12 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (4.95%) CouchDB
8 11 (4.95%) Redis
9 8 (3.60%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 6 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.80%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.80%) DB2
12 4 (1.80%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.80%) HBase
13 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (9.01%) Gradle
3 20 (9.01%) Jenkins
4 18 (8.11%) Subversion
5 13 (5.86%) Visual Studio
6 12 (5.41%) Android Studio
6 12 (5.41%) JIRA
7 11 (4.95%) Mercurial
8 9 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (3.60%) Artifactory
10 6 (2.70%) Maven
10 6 (2.70%) TortoiseSVN
11 4 (1.80%) ClearCase
11 4 (1.80%) ClearQuest
11 4 (1.80%) Gatling
11 4 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.35%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.35%) Selenium
12 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (10.81%) Finance
2 8 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.15%) Retail
4 6 (2.70%) Banking
5 4 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.35%) Advertising
6 3 (1.35%) Military
7 2 (0.90%) Automotive
7 2 (0.90%) Back Office
7 2 (0.90%) German Language
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (25.23%) Developer
2 17 (7.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (6.76%) Release Manager
4 14 (6.31%) Azure DevOps
5 13 (5.86%) Android Developer
6 12 (5.41%) PHP Developer
7 11 (4.95%) Analyst
7 11 (4.95%) E-Commerce Developer
7 11 (4.95%) Senior DevOps
7 11 (4.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.50%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 8 (3.60%) Lead DevOps
9 8 (3.60%) Project Manager
9 8 (3.60%) Scrum Master
10 7 (3.15%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.15%) Consultant
10 7 (3.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
10 7 (3.15%) SAS Developer
10 7 (3.15%) Service Manager
11 6 (2.70%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.32%) .NET
2 28 (12.61%) Web Services
3 17 (7.66%) RESTful
4 16 (7.21%) AngularJS
5 14 (6.31%) XML
6 13 (5.86%) Node.js
7 12 (5.41%) Symfony
8 11 (4.95%) LAMP
8 11 (4.95%) LAPP Stack
8 11 (4.95%) Laravel
8 11 (4.95%) LEMP Stack
8 11 (4.95%) Memcached
8 11 (4.95%) Yii
9 9 (4.05%) HTML
10 7 (3.15%) CSS
11 6 (2.70%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.70%) J2EE
11 6 (2.70%) REST
11 6 (2.70%) Visualforce
11 6 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.46%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.95%) Clustering
4 9 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.70%) Cryptography
5 6 (2.70%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.25%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.25%) CMDB
7 4 (1.80%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.35%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.35%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.35%) Replication
9 2 (0.90%) PMI
9 2 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.45%) Life Science
10 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.92%) Linux
2 37 (16.67%) Windows
3 18 (8.11%) Unix
4 15 (6.76%) Android
5 8 (3.60%) AIX
6 7 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.70%) Solaris
7 6 (2.70%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.25%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.80%) VMS
9 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.80%) zOS
10 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.38%) ITIL
2 50 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (22.52%) Configuration Management
3 38 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (14.41%) DevOps
4 32 (14.41%) Scrum
5 26 (11.71%) Kanban
6 25 (11.26%) Change Management
7 22 (9.91%) Software Engineering
8 21 (9.46%) Software Delivery
9 19 (8.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (8.56%) E-Commerce
9 19 (8.56%) Project Management
10 18 (8.11%) Service Management
11 17 (7.66%) High Availability
12 16 (7.21%) Web Development
13 15 (6.76%) ITIL V3
13 15 (6.76%) MVC
13 15 (6.76%) Performance Management
13 15 (6.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.72%) SQL
2 35 (15.77%) PowerShell
3 19 (8.56%) Java
4 16 (7.21%) Perl
5 15 (6.76%) C#
6 14 (6.31%) PHP
7 13 (5.86%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.60%) VBScript
9 7 (3.15%) Python
10 6 (2.70%) Apex Code
10 6 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.25%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.35%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.35%) VB
13 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.90%) Scala
13 2 (0.90%) Tcl
13 2 (0.90%) XPath
14 1 (0.45%) Go
14 1 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (21.17%) Security Cleared
2 36 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.86%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.70%) Degree
4 6 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.35%) CCNP
5 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.45%) CCIE
7 1 (0.45%) CCNA
7 1 (0.45%) CITP
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.31%) SLA
2 12 (5.41%) QA
3 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.80%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.35%) Docker
4 3 (1.35%) vCloud
5 2 (0.90%) Firmware
5 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (5.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (5.41%) Ansible
3 11 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.95%) Puppet
3 11 (4.95%) SCCM
4 7 (3.15%) Netcool
5 5 (2.25%) SCDPM
5 5 (2.25%) SCOM
5 5 (2.25%) SCOrch
5 5 (2.25%) SCSM
5 5 (2.25%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.80%) Oozie
7 3 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.35%) vRealize
8 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.45%) Netcool/Webtop
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.51%) Oracle
3 14 (6.31%) HP
3 14 (6.31%) VMware
4 13 (5.86%) Google
5 12 (5.41%) AppDynamics
5 12 (5.41%) Dynatrace
5 12 (5.41%) Intel Security
5 12 (5.41%) New Relic
5 12 (5.41%) Zend
6 9 (4.05%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.60%) F5
7 8 (3.60%) IBM
8 7 (3.15%) SAP
9 6 (2.70%) Informatica
9 6 (2.70%) Remedy
9 6 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.25%) BMC
11 4 (1.80%) Citrix
11 4 (1.80%) Progress
South East
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Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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