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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 138 119 147
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Contract jobs citing Release Management 121 141 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 1.52% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.96% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 46 52
Average daily rate £394 £418 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £240 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +251.85%
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
6791 7200 6227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.38% 77.44% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3942 3316
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 232 260
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Release Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +25 40 £413 - 1
Berkshire -31 31 £500 +28.20% 4
Oxfordshire +25 27 £206 - 3
Surrey -16 11 £375 -21.05% 1
West Sussex +10 5 £363 +119.69%
Sussex +1 2 - -
Middlesex -5 2 - -
East Sussex +7 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 1 - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 59 (28.10%) Microsoft
2 52 (24.76%) ITIL
3 48 (22.86%) Windows
4 43 (20.48%) Oracle
5 39 (18.57%) Project Management
6 35 (16.67%) Linux
6 35 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 34 (16.19%) SQL
8 30 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 28 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 26 (12.38%) Change Management
11 25 (11.90%) Unix
11 25 (11.90%) SC Cleared
12 24 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (10.95%) Finance
14 21 (10.00%) MS Excel
14 21 (10.00%) .NET
14 21 (10.00%) Change Control
15 20 (9.52%) Active Directory
16 19 (9.05%) PRINCE2
17 18 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
17 18 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (8.10%) SAS
19 16 (7.62%) ETL
19 16 (7.62%) C#
19 16 (7.62%) Degree
19 16 (7.62%) Incident Management
20 15 (7.14%) Data Analysis
20 15 (7.14%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (8.10%) SAS
2 12 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.76%) IBM Notes
4 9 (4.29%) IIS
5 6 (2.86%) CMS
6 5 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.38%) JBoss
6 5 (2.38%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.43%) Live Communications Server
7 3 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.43%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.76%) Acrobat
3 9 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.81%) MS Office
5 6 (2.86%) MS Project
6 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.48%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) GitHub
1 2 (0.95%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.24%) Internet
1 11 (5.24%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.76%) VPN
3 6 (2.86%) NAS
4 5 (2.38%) ZigBee
5 3 (1.43%) ATM
5 3 (1.43%) DNS
6 2 (0.95%) DHCP
6 2 (0.95%) Firewall
6 2 (0.95%) VLAN
6 2 (0.95%) WAN
7 1 (0.48%) HTTP
7 1 (0.48%) MPLS
7 1 (0.48%) Packet Switching
7 1 (0.48%) S/MIME
7 1 (0.48%) SAN
7 1 (0.48%) SDH
7 1 (0.48%) SMS
7 1 (0.48%) SSH
7 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (6.19%) Oracle BI EE
2 13 (6.19%) Oracle Database
2 13 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (5.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 10 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.33%) Oracle OWB
6 7 (3.33%) SAS EBI
6 7 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.38%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.43%) DB2
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.48%) OLAP
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (6.19%) JIRA
3 9 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.81%) Selenium
5 5 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (2.38%) Gradle
5 5 (2.38%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.38%) Maven
5 5 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.38%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (1.90%) Artifactory
6 4 (1.90%) Subversion
7 3 (1.43%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.43%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.95%) MSI
8 2 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.95%) Finance
3 6 (2.86%) Billing
4 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.38%) Military
5 4 (1.90%) Automotive
6 3 (1.43%) Banking
6 3 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.95%) Marketing
7 2 (0.95%) Publishing
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (17.62%) Analyst
2 31 (14.76%) Release Manager
3 25 (11.90%) Developer
4 23 (10.95%) Project Manager
5 17 (8.10%) Architect
6 16 (7.62%) Technical Manager
7 15 (7.14%) Consultant
8 14 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
9 12 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
10 10 (4.76%) SAS Developer
11 9 (4.29%) Service Transition Manager
11 9 (4.29%) Transition Manager
12 8 (3.81%) Configuration and Release Manager
12 8 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (3.81%) Service Manager
12 8 (3.81%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.81%) Technical Delivery Manager
12 8 (3.81%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.00%) .NET
2 11 (5.24%) XML
3 10 (4.76%) Web Services
4 7 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.86%) Java EE
5 6 (2.86%) jQuery
6 5 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.38%) Ajax
6 5 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (2.38%) Breeze.js
6 5 (2.38%) Durandal
6 5 (2.38%) Entity Framework
6 5 (2.38%) HTML
6 5 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (2.38%) OAuth2
6 5 (2.38%) OpenID
6 5 (2.38%) React
6 5 (2.38%) SAML
6 5 (2.38%) SOAP
6 5 (2.38%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.67%) Smart Meter
2 11 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.81%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.33%) Clustering
5 7 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.90%) CMDB
7 4 (1.90%) Replication
7 4 (1.90%) Statistics
8 3 (1.43%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.95%) User Experience
10 1 (0.48%) AS400
10 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.48%) iSeries
10 1 (0.48%) PMI
10 1 (0.48%) SCADA
10 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.86%) Windows
2 35 (16.67%) Linux
3 25 (11.90%) Unix
4 15 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 8 (3.81%) AIX
5 8 (3.81%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.86%) MVS
7 6 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.95%) Android
9 2 (0.95%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.48%) Solaris
10 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.76%) ITIL
2 39 (18.57%) Project Management
3 35 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 30 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (12.38%) Change Management
6 21 (10.00%) Change Control
7 19 (9.05%) PRINCE2
8 16 (7.62%) ETL
8 16 (7.62%) Incident Management
9 15 (7.14%) Data Analysis
10 14 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.19%) ITSM
12 12 (5.71%) CRM
12 12 (5.71%) Migration
12 12 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.71%) System Testing
13 11 (5.24%) Software Delivery
14 10 (4.76%) Business Analysis
14 10 (4.76%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.19%) SQL
2 16 (7.62%) C#
3 13 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.19%) T-SQL
4 12 (5.71%) Java
4 12 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.38%) C
6 5 (2.38%) Perl
6 5 (2.38%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.90%) XAML
8 3 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.43%) Python
9 2 (0.95%) PHP
9 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.95%) XPath
10 1 (0.48%) Korn
Qualifications
1 30 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (7.62%) Degree
5 5 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.43%) APMP
6 3 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.95%) CISM
7 2 (0.95%) CISSP
7 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.95%) MCP
7 2 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.48%) MCSA
8 1 (0.48%) MCSE
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (1.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.76%) DameWare
2 7 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.90%) SCCM
4 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.48%) Ansible
5 1 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (28.10%) Microsoft
2 43 (20.48%) Oracle
3 10 (4.76%) Adobe
3 10 (4.76%) Lotus
3 10 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
3 10 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.81%) Informatica
4 8 (3.81%) SAP
5 7 (3.33%) IBM
6 6 (2.86%) Cognos
7 5 (2.38%) BMC
7 5 (2.38%) HP
7 5 (2.38%) VMware
8 4 (1.90%) EMC
8 4 (1.90%) Remedy
9 3 (1.43%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.95%) McAfee
10 2 (0.95%) Sybase
11 1 (0.48%) Sophos
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