The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Release Management
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 100 99
Rank change year-on-year +29 -1  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 42 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.22% 1.17% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.46% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 10
Median daily rate £436 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% +6.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1507 1779 1763
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.61% 79.92% 81.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 1200 1013
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 68 83
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Release Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Hampshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Release Management in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Hampshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Hampshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Hampshire

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Hampshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Portsmouth - 11 £443 -
Winchester +7 9 £450 +50.00%
Andover - 4 £425 -
Basingstoke 0 3 £270 -38.28%
Farnborough - 3 £438 -
Havant - 2 £488 -
Fareham - 1 £600 -
Southampton - 1 - - 1
Release Management
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 23 (36.51%) Configuration Management
2 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.40%) PaaS
3 15 (23.81%) IaaS
3 15 (23.81%) ITIL
4 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 13 (20.63%) SQL
5 13 (20.63%) VMware
6 11 (17.46%) Oracle
6 11 (17.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
7 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
7 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
7 10 (15.87%) CMDB
7 10 (15.87%) Linux
7 10 (15.87%) Service Management
8 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.29%) DevOps
9 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
9 8 (12.70%) Change Management
10 7 (11.11%) TDD
10 7 (11.11%) Ajax
10 7 (11.11%) VB
10 7 (11.11%) .NET
10 7 (11.11%) Web Services
10 7 (11.11%) XML
10 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 7 (11.11%) Unix

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 6 (9.52%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.76%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) phpBB
4 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) PaaS
2 15 (23.81%) IaaS
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.35%) Google Play
5 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) DNS
2 3 (4.76%) Bluetooth
2 3 (4.76%) DHCP
2 3 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) LAN
2 3 (4.76%) NAS
2 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.76%) VPN
2 3 (4.76%) WAN
3 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.17%) Network Security
3 2 (3.17%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos Metric Studio
6 2 (3.17%) Data Mart
6 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.17%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.52%) Android Studio
3 6 (9.52%) Gradle
4 5 (7.94%) Selenium
4 5 (7.94%) SpecFlow
4 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (6.35%) Moq
5 4 (6.35%) MSTest
5 4 (6.35%) webpack
6 3 (4.76%) NuGet
7 2 (3.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (3.17%) Hudson
7 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.17%) JIRA
7 2 (3.17%) MSI
7 2 (3.17%) NUnit
7 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.17%) WiX
8 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.94%) Retail
1 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Publishing
3 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Android Developer
5 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Environment And Release Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Environment Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Cognos BI Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Cognos Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Data Manager
8 2 (3.17%) SAS Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) .NET
1 7 (11.11%) Ajax
1 7 (11.11%) Web Services
1 7 (11.11%) XML
2 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (9.52%) RESTful
2 6 (9.52%) WCF
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.35%) OAuth2
3 4 (6.35%) OpenID
3 4 (6.35%) React
3 4 (6.35%) Redux
4 3 (4.76%) XML-RPC
5 2 (3.17%) AppFabric
5 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.17%) Kendo UI
5 2 (3.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) CMDB
2 7 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Life Science
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
4 1 (1.59%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Unix
3 6 (9.52%) Android
4 5 (7.94%) Windows
5 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Configuration Management
2 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.81%) ITIL
4 11 (17.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (15.87%) Service Management
6 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.29%) DevOps
7 8 (12.70%) Change Management
8 7 (11.11%) OWASP
8 7 (11.11%) TDD
9 6 (9.52%) Android Development
9 6 (9.52%) Change Data Capture
9 6 (9.52%) Full Text Search
9 6 (9.52%) MVC
9 6 (9.52%) Scrum
9 6 (9.52%) User Stories
10 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.94%) Matrix Management
10 5 (7.94%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
3 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.11%) VB
4 6 (9.52%) C#
4 6 (9.52%) TypeScript
5 4 (6.35%) ES6
6 3 (4.76%) F#
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
1 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) APMP
2 5 (7.94%) PMP
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) PMO
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
3 2 (3.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.59%) Piwik
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) VMware
3 11 (17.46%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) Google
5 3 (4.76%) Dell
5 3 (4.76%) Juniper
6 2 (3.17%) ATG
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos
6 2 (3.17%) DevExpress
6 2 (3.17%) IBM
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
6 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.59%) Avaya
7 1 (1.59%) DoubleClick
7 1 (1.59%) Informatica
7 1 (1.59%) Pega
7 1 (1.59%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.59%) Zend