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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 169 176 135
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -41
Contract jobs citing Release Management 88 70 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.78% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.05% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 32 50
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£413 £344 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £191 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-31.14% -19.20%
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
7062 6652 5964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.13% 74.24% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4135 3667 3111
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 253 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 +15 34 £336 -10.33% 4
Hampshire +14 26 £413 +34.69% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £406 +25.00% 1
Surrey -9 10 £433 +11.61% 7
Oxfordshire -16 5 £440 - 3
Kent -4 2 £425 - 3
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 43 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 38 (19.59%) Telecoms
3 37 (19.07%) Change Management
3 37 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (18.56%) Finance
4 36 (18.56%) Project Management
5 33 (17.01%) ITIL
6 30 (15.46%) Windows
7 29 (14.95%) Service Management
8 24 (12.37%) Data Centre
9 23 (11.86%) Software Delivery
9 23 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (11.86%) Retail
9 23 (11.86%) MS Excel
10 22 (11.34%) PRINCE2
10 22 (11.34%) SQL
10 22 (11.34%) Oracle
11 19 (9.79%) Linux
11 19 (9.79%) Migration
12 17 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (8.76%) UNIX
12 17 (8.76%) Configuration Management
12 17 (8.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (8.25%) System Integration Testing
13 16 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (8.25%) Java
14 15 (7.73%) C#
14 15 (7.73%) .NET
14 15 (7.73%) Scrum
14 15 (7.73%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 11 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.09%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.58%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.06%) SAS
4 4 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.55%) NetWeaver
5 3 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.55%) IIS
5 3 (1.55%) JBoss
6 2 (1.03%) Apache
6 2 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.52%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.64%) MS Project
3 4 (2.06%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.03%) assyst
1 2 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.52%) Maximo
2 1 (0.52%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.52%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.06%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.09%) SMS
2 4 (2.06%) ATM
3 3 (1.55%) VPN
3 3 (1.55%) SAN
3 3 (1.55%) NAS
4 2 (1.03%) SSL
4 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.03%) SSH
4 2 (1.03%) WAN
4 2 (1.03%) LAN
4 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) FTP
5 1 (0.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.52%) GSM
5 1 (0.52%) UMTS
5 1 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.52%) LTE
5 1 (0.52%) 3G
5 1 (0.52%) Firewall
5 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.22%) Oracle Database
2 13 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.09%) OLAP
5 4 (2.06%) DB2
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (2.06%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.55%) MySQL
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.52%) SSDT
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (8.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.61%) SoapUI
3 6 (3.09%) JIRA
4 5 (2.58%) Selenium
4 5 (2.58%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.06%) TestComplete
6 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.03%) PVCS
7 2 (1.03%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.03%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.03%) Subversion
7 2 (1.03%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.03%) NuGet
7 2 (1.03%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (19.59%) Telecoms
2 36 (18.56%) Finance
3 23 (11.86%) Retail
4 9 (4.64%) Billing
4 9 (4.64%) Marketing
5 8 (4.12%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.58%) Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Electronics
7 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (14.43%) Analyst
2 27 (13.92%) Release Manager
3 17 (8.76%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (7.73%) Technical Manager
4 15 (7.73%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.22%) Infrastructure Manager
5 14 (7.22%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 11 (5.67%) Test Manager
7 10 (5.15%) Test Analyst
7 10 (5.15%) Consultant
8 9 (4.64%) Designer
9 7 (3.61%) Test Leader
9 7 (3.61%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.61%) Architect
9 7 (3.61%) Service Manager
10 6 (3.09%) Developer
11 5 (2.58%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.58%) Tester
11 5 (2.58%) Transition Manager
11 5 (2.58%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.73%) .NET
2 10 (5.15%) J2EE
3 9 (4.64%) HTML
4 8 (4.12%) SOAP
5 7 (3.61%) Java EE
5 7 (3.61%) XML
6 5 (2.58%) Web Services
7 4 (2.06%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.06%) Application Packaging
7 4 (2.06%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (2.06%) Middleware
7 4 (2.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (1.55%) SAP Basis
9 2 (1.03%) CSS
9 2 (1.03%) XSL
10 1 (0.52%) jQuery
10 1 (0.52%) RESTful
10 1 (0.52%) HTML5
10 1 (0.52%) STL
10 1 (0.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.37%) Data Centre
2 23 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.22%) PMI
4 9 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.09%) Clustering
5 6 (3.09%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.58%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.06%) CMDB
7 4 (2.06%) iSeries
7 4 (2.06%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.55%) AS400
8 3 (1.55%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.03%) PKI
9 2 (1.03%) DTV
9 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.52%) Replication
10 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.46%) Windows
2 19 (9.79%) Linux
3 17 (8.76%) UNIX
4 10 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.15%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.12%) Solaris
6 5 (2.58%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.58%) Windows NT
6 5 (2.58%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.58%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (2.06%) AIX
8 3 (1.55%) Android
8 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.07%) Change Management
1 37 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.56%) Project Management
3 33 (17.01%) ITIL
4 29 (14.95%) Service Management
5 23 (11.86%) Software Delivery
6 22 (11.34%) PRINCE2
7 19 (9.79%) Migration
8 17 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (8.76%) Configuration Management
9 16 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (8.25%) System Integration Testing
10 15 (7.73%) Scrum
10 15 (7.73%) Integration Testing
11 12 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.67%) Incident Management
12 11 (5.67%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.67%) CRM
12 11 (5.67%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.34%) SQL
2 16 (8.25%) Java
3 15 (7.73%) C#
4 14 (7.22%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.55%) XAML
6 3 (1.55%) C
6 3 (1.55%) PHP
6 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.03%) VBA
7 2 (1.03%) Python
7 2 (1.03%) C++
7 2 (1.03%) Perl
7 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.52%) PeopleCode
8 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (7.22%) PMI Certification
1 14 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.12%) ISEB
3 6 (3.09%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.58%) Degree
4 5 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.06%) MCP
6 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.52%) RHCE
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.52%) MCITP
8 1 (0.52%) MCSE
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.73%) QA
2 7 (3.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.06%) Firmware
4 3 (1.55%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (3.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (2.58%) SCCM
2 5 (2.58%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.03%) Puppet
4 2 (1.03%) SCOM
4 2 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.52%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.52%) WSUS
5 1 (0.52%) Cacti
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.52%) Netcool
Vendors
1 43 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.34%) Oracle
3 14 (7.22%) SAP
4 13 (6.70%) HP
4 13 (6.70%) VMware
5 8 (4.12%) Remedy
6 6 (3.09%) McAfee
7 4 (2.06%) Google
7 4 (2.06%) Coremetrics
7 4 (2.06%) IBM
7 4 (2.06%) Sun
8 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.55%) Endeca
9 2 (1.03%) BMC
9 2 (1.03%) NetApp
9 2 (1.03%) Symantec
9 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.52%) Progress
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco
10 1 (0.52%) Intel
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