The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 64 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Release Management 69 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.23% 0.59% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 0.75% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 2 2
Median daily rate £280 £218 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.73% -30.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £188 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £248 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £20.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+66.32% -31.35%
Release Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1393 668 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.46% 78.40% 73.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 426 246
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 43 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £12.06 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the North East region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -6 69 £280 +28.73% 1
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 73 (89.02%) ITIL
2 58 (70.73%) Change Management
3 55 (67.07%) Windows
4 54 (65.85%) Service Delivery
4 54 (65.85%) Problem Management
5 53 (64.63%) Microsoft
6 50 (60.98%) AIX
6 50 (60.98%) Solaris
7 49 (59.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 47 (57.32%) Security Cleared
9 46 (56.10%) HP
10 43 (52.44%) Unix
11 38 (46.34%) Windows Server
12 36 (43.90%) SC Cleared
13 31 (37.80%) QMS
14 29 (35.37%) BPSS Clearance
15 27 (32.93%) SLA
16 26 (31.71%) Incident Management
16 26 (31.71%) Quality Management
16 26 (31.71%) ServiceNow
17 25 (30.49%) Disclosure Scotland
17 25 (30.49%) ISO 9001
18 23 (28.05%) Linux
19 21 (25.61%) Oracle
20 19 (23.17%) CA
21 18 (21.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
21 18 (21.95%) Symantec
21 18 (21.95%) NetBackup
22 17 (20.73%) WebLogic
22 17 (20.73%) HPUX

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 17 (20.73%) WebLogic
2 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.76%) Tuxedo
4 7 (8.54%) MQSeries
4 7 (8.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (8.54%) WebSphere
4 7 (8.54%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (7.32%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (4.88%) AquaLogic
7 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.22%) Confluence
8 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.88%) MS Office
2 3 (3.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) SSL
2 3 (3.66%) DHCP
2 3 (3.66%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) HTTP
3 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 6 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.22%) ObjectStore
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.22%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) JMeter
2 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.22%) Selenium
2 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (17.07%) Analyst
2 13 (15.85%) Support Specialist
3 12 (14.63%) Backup Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Release Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) DBA
5 6 (7.32%) Middleware Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.10%) Support Technician
7 4 (4.88%) AIX Support
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Unix Support
8 3 (3.66%) AIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) Middleware
2 7 (8.54%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (7.32%) J2EE
4 4 (4.88%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.44%) .NET
6 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.22%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.22%) JSON
6 1 (1.22%) Spring
6 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.32%) Clustering
2 6 (7.32%) Replication
3 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.22%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.22%) CMDB
5 1 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 55 (67.07%) Windows
2 50 (60.98%) AIX
2 50 (60.98%) Solaris
3 43 (52.44%) Unix
4 38 (46.34%) Windows Server
5 23 (28.05%) Linux
6 17 (20.73%) HPUX
7 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (10.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (8.54%) OS/390
9 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (89.02%) ITIL
2 58 (70.73%) Change Management
3 54 (65.85%) Problem Management
3 54 (65.85%) Service Delivery
4 49 (59.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 31 (37.80%) QMS
6 26 (31.71%) Incident Management
6 26 (31.71%) Quality Management
7 13 (15.85%) SOA
8 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.20%) Security Management
9 8 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.54%) Service Management
11 6 (7.32%) Coaching
11 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.88%) Migration
12 4 (4.88%) Project Management
13 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (3.66%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 13 (15.85%) Java
3 10 (12.20%) Perl
4 8 (9.76%) C
5 7 (8.54%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.32%) C++
7 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.88%) Bourne shell
8 4 (4.88%) Korn
8 4 (4.88%) VBScript
9 2 (2.44%) C#
10 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.22%) PHP
10 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (57.32%) Security Cleared
2 36 (43.90%) SC Cleared
3 29 (35.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 15 (18.29%) Degree
5 5 (6.10%) MCDBA
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.93%) SLA
2 25 (30.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 25 (30.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.22%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) WAI
3 1 (1.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.44%) Firmware
4 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) NetBackup
1 18 (21.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 16 (19.51%) Tivoli
3 14 (17.07%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (7.32%) Perfmon
5 4 (4.88%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.88%) Legato
5 4 (4.88%) Simpana
6 3 (3.66%) Netcool
6 3 (3.66%) PureDisk
6 3 (3.66%) SCOM
7 1 (1.22%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 53 (64.63%) Microsoft
2 46 (56.10%) HP
3 26 (31.71%) ServiceNow
4 21 (25.61%) Oracle
5 19 (23.17%) CA
6 18 (21.95%) Symantec
7 14 (17.07%) IBM
8 5 (6.10%) Meridio
8 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.10%) Sun
9 4 (4.88%) Axway
9 4 (4.88%) CommVault
9 4 (4.88%) Fujitsu
10 3 (3.66%) AppSense
10 3 (3.66%) arcserve
10 3 (3.66%) ThinPrint
10 3 (3.66%) VMware
11 1 (1.22%) Brocade
11 1 (1.22%) Cisco
11 1 (1.22%) NetApp
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