The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 239 217 230
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 37 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.32% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.34% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 3
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £345 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9331 8415 8134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.14% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4695 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 410 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Release Manager
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 Manager across the South East region.

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Release Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Release Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Release Manager
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 Manager across the South East region.

Release Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Release Manager
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 Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +5 11 £335 -10.66% 1
Surrey 0 10 £440 +12.82%
Hampshire -12 10 £445 -4.81% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £398 -
Oxfordshire -27 1 - -
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England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 34 (54.84%) Release Management
2 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.74%) Project Management
3 11 (17.74%) ITIL
4 10 (16.13%) Change Management
5 9 (14.52%) UNIX
5 9 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
6 8 (12.90%) .NET
6 8 (12.90%) C#
6 8 (12.90%) Service Management
6 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
6 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.29%) Subversion
7 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.29%) Linux
8 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 6 (9.68%) Finance
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.06%) Maven
9 5 (8.06%) Oracle
9 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (8.06%) SDLC
9 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
10 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
10 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
10 4 (6.45%) Java
10 4 (6.45%) Windows
10 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.29%) Subversion
3 5 (8.06%) Maven
3 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.84%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (4.84%) Gradle
4 3 (4.84%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.23%) JIRA
5 2 (3.23%) PVCS
6 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.61%) STB
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) UNIX
2 7 (11.29%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Release Management
2 11 (17.74%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Project Management
3 10 (16.13%) Change Management
4 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.90%) Service Management
5 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.06%) SDLC
8 4 (6.45%) Scrum
8 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.84%) TDD
9 3 (4.84%) ITSM
9 3 (4.84%) Migration
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) C#
1 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) ISEB
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) SAP
3 3 (4.84%) Informatica
3 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.23%) VMware
4 2 (3.23%) Serena
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix
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