Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Release Manager was £443 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 165 177
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 13 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.37% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 10
Hampshire median daily rate £443 £413 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.39% -10.81% -0.54%
10th Percentile £405 £254 £392
90th Percentile £501 £494 £525
South East median daily rate £440 £426 £423
% change year-on-year +3.28% +0.89% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3385 3599 4256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 92.45% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 2232 2617
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 245 279
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.68 £53.25 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Release Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Hampshire

Release Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Manager in Hampshire

Release Manager
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 Manager within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +14 3 £420 +25.37%
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £500 -
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Release Management
2 7 (53.85%) Test Management
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Runbook
4 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) IIS
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) JBoss
6 1 (7.69%) Informatica
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (7.69%) Pega
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Dynatrace

Release Manager Skill Set
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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Release Management
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (53.85%) Test Management
3 5 (38.46%) Runbook
4 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Dynatrace
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) Pega