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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 81 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 7 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.68% 1.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 2.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -28.23%
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
846 459 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 81.58% 76.37% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 286 133
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £32.09 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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
Tyne and Wear -27 7 £310 -6.41% 1
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management.

1 12 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 12 (66.67%) Change Management
2 11 (61.11%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Time Management
4 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
5 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) UNIX
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) AIX
6 5 (27.78%) Solaris
6 5 (27.78%) Tuxedo
6 5 (27.78%) MQSeries
6 5 (27.78%) C
6 5 (27.78%) C++
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 5 (27.78%) J2EE
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (27.78%) Sun
6 5 (27.78%) SSL
6 5 (27.78%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) OS/390
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (27.78%) Metastorm
6 5 (27.78%) Middleware

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
1 5 (27.78%) Tuxedo
1 5 (27.78%) MQSeries
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (27.78%) AquaLogic
1 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Release Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Project Office Support
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Office Support
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) J2EE
1 5 (27.78%) Middleware
1 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) AIX
1 5 (27.78%) Solaris
1 5 (27.78%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 12 (66.67%) Change Management
2 11 (61.11%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) Time Management
4 5 (27.78%) QMS
4 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
5 4 (22.22%) Security Management
5 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) ITSM
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.56%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C
1 5 (27.78%) C++
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Sun
2 5 (27.78%) Metastorm
2 5 (27.78%) Axway
2 5 (27.78%) Fujitsu
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
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