Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 6 months to 19 October 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 > Surrey
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 93 110
Rank change year-on-year -21 +17 -18
Contract jobs citing Release Management 26 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.97% 1.41% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.69% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 24
Surrey median daily rate £425 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.60% +9.41% +8.97%
10th Percentile £361 £400 £302
90th Percentile £454 £600 £496
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +57.28% -35.90% -42.65%

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2239 1955 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 83.54% 83.73% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1315 1272
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £261 £281
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 86 56
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -12.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.22 £12.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £52.19
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £24.40 £24.12
% change year-on-year -5.16% +1.16% +37.83%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Surrey

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Surrey

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Surrey

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Surrey

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Reigate -21 6 £400 -23.81%
Staines +1 3 £350 -41.67%
Guildford - 3 £425 -
Redhill - 2 - -
Chertsey - 1 £425 -
Release Management
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) SAS
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) NAS
4 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (23.08%) MSBuild
4 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
4 6 (23.08%) SOLID
4 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 6 (23.08%) .NET
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
5 5 (19.23%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
6 4 (15.38%) QA
6 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (15.38%) PMO
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
7 3 (11.54%) Mainframe
7 3 (11.54%) MVS
7 3 (11.54%) SAN
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 9 (34.62%) SAS
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) NAS
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) RTP
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.54%) SAS EBI
3 2 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MSBuild
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) PVCS
2 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Data Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Release Manager
2 6 (23.08%) SAS Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Change and Release Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Change Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Environment And Release Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Head of Test
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.69%) CMDB
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) MVS
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 6 (23.08%) SOLID
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
4 5 (19.23%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Change Control
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (7.69%) IT Governance
7 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) PMO
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Cognos
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) CA