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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 208 205 205
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 46 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 6
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£400 £438 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +0.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £405 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £410 £415
% change year-on-year
- -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Release Manager
England

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
8442 7709 6942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.42% 91.49% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4567 4029 3349
Average daily rate £375 £356 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 459 601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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
Berkshire +9 26 £400 -8.57% 3
Hampshire -20 7 £300 -33.33% 2
Surrey - 6 £500 - 1
Middlesex - 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £312 - 1
Kent - - - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 45 (60.81%) Release Management
2 22 (29.73%) Project Management
3 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.32%) Telecoms
5 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
6 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
7 12 (16.22%) Change Management
7 12 (16.22%) ERP
8 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
9 10 (13.51%) Subversion
9 10 (13.51%) Maven
9 10 (13.51%) Windows
10 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
10 9 (12.16%) Migration
11 8 (10.81%) Scrum
11 8 (10.81%) ITIL
12 7 (9.46%) UNIX
12 7 (9.46%) Ansible
13 6 (8.11%) SAP
13 6 (8.11%) CRM
13 6 (8.11%) PMI
13 6 (8.11%) PMI Certification
13 6 (8.11%) Billing
13 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
13 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
14 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
14 5 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (6.76%) SaaS
14 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (2.70%) CMS
1 2 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.35%) Drupal
2 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Project
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.35%) MarkLogic
1 1 (1.35%) MySQL
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.51%) Subversion
2 10 (13.51%) Maven
3 3 (4.05%) Selenium
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.35%) InstallAnywhere
4 1 (1.35%) Hudson
4 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.35%) Ant
4 1 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.11%) Billing
3 5 (6.76%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) Java EE
2 1 (1.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) PMI
2 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) UNIX
3 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Release Management
2 22 (29.73%) Project Management
3 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.22%) Change Management
4 12 (16.22%) ERP
5 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
5 9 (12.16%) Migration
6 8 (10.81%) Scrum
6 8 (10.81%) ITIL
7 6 (8.11%) CRM
7 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy
9 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.41%) Validation
9 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.41%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.41%) Test Management
10 3 (4.05%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) Java
2 3 (4.05%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
1 4 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Ansible
2 5 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) SAP
2 4 (5.41%) VMware
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) HP
2 4 (5.41%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Lotus
4 1 (1.35%) Remedy
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