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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 63 44 61
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing Release Management 36 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.13% 2.47% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 3.26% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 0
Median daily rate £283 £253 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.19 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+98.16% -32.71%
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
985 582 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.65% 75.68% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 346 332
Median daily rate £325 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -17 36 £283 +11.88% 3
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 43 (82.69%) ITIL
2 39 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (55.77%) Change Management
4 28 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
6 26 (50.00%) Service Delivery
7 25 (48.08%) Problem Management
8 24 (46.15%) Windows
9 23 (44.23%) HP
9 23 (44.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (40.38%) AIX
10 21 (40.38%) Solaris
10 21 (40.38%) Unix
11 17 (32.69%) BPSS Clearance
12 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
13 14 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (26.92%) QMS
14 13 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
15 12 (23.08%) SLA
16 11 (21.15%) Oracle
16 11 (21.15%) Quality Management
16 11 (21.15%) Incident Management
16 11 (21.15%) ServiceNow
17 10 (19.23%) ISO 9001
18 9 (17.31%) WebLogic
19 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
19 8 (15.38%) Security Management
19 8 (15.38%) Middleware
20 7 (13.46%) Symantec
20 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management

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 9 (17.31%) WebLogic
2 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.54%) Tuxedo
4 5 (9.62%) MQSeries
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
4 5 (9.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.77%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) DHCP
1 3 (5.77%) DNS
1 3 (5.77%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) ObjectStore
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.92%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) JMeter
2 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Release Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Support Technician
5 4 (7.69%) DBA
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.77%) AIX Support
6 3 (5.77%) Change Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Unix Support
7 2 (3.85%) AIX Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Developer
7 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared DBA
7 2 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Middleware
2 5 (9.62%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (9.62%) J2EE
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) Spring
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) AIX
2 21 (40.38%) Solaris
2 21 (40.38%) Unix
3 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.46%) HPUX
4 7 (13.46%) Linux
5 5 (9.62%) OS/390
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (82.69%) ITIL
2 29 (55.77%) Change Management
3 26 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 25 (48.08%) Problem Management
5 23 (44.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (26.92%) QMS
7 11 (21.15%) Incident Management
7 11 (21.15%) Quality Management
8 8 (15.38%) Security Management
9 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.54%) SOA
11 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
12 4 (7.69%) Coaching
12 4 (7.69%) Migration
12 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (7.69%) Project Management
13 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (5.77%) Escalation Management
13 3 (5.77%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) C
1 7 (13.46%) Java
2 5 (9.62%) C++
2 5 (9.62%) Perl
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 17 (32.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (11.54%) Degree
5 3 (5.77%) MCDBA
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (23.08%) SLA
3 10 (19.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.92%) QA
4 1 (1.92%) WAI
4 1 (1.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (13.46%) NetBackup
1 7 (13.46%) Tivoli
1 7 (13.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (7.69%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (44.23%) HP
3 11 (21.15%) Oracle
3 11 (21.15%) ServiceNow
4 7 (13.46%) Symantec
5 6 (11.54%) CA
6 5 (9.62%) IBM
7 3 (5.77%) AppSense
7 3 (5.77%) Axway
7 3 (5.77%) Fujitsu
7 3 (5.77%) Meridio
7 3 (5.77%) Sun
7 3 (5.77%) ThinPrint
7 3 (5.77%) VMware