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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 68 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 38 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.01% 0.72% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 0.90% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 1
Median daily rate £375 £295 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -37.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £410
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
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
1056 781 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.61% 80.52% 79.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 497 455
Median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 21
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.65 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -24.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 0 38 £375 +27.11%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 69 (83.13%) Change Management
2 68 (81.93%) ITIL
3 64 (77.11%) Unix
4 61 (73.49%) Windows
5 60 (72.29%) AIX
6 58 (69.88%) Microsoft
7 56 (67.47%) Problem Management
8 48 (57.83%) Service Delivery
9 46 (55.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 43 (51.81%) Solaris
11 38 (45.78%) Oracle
12 37 (44.58%) Windows Server
13 36 (43.37%) SLA
14 35 (42.17%) Linux
15 31 (37.35%) QMS
16 29 (34.94%) WebSphere
17 27 (32.53%) HP
18 23 (27.71%) Service Management
18 23 (27.71%) Incident Management
19 22 (26.51%) ServiceNow
19 22 (26.51%) Configuration Management
19 22 (26.51%) WebLogic
20 21 (25.30%) ISO 9001
20 21 (25.30%) BPSS Clearance
20 21 (25.30%) Disclosure Scotland
20 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
21 20 (24.10%) Quality Management
22 19 (22.89%) Middleware
23 18 (21.69%) ITSM
24 17 (20.48%) Windows XP

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 29 (34.94%) WebSphere
2 22 (26.51%) WebLogic
3 14 (16.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 13 (15.66%) MQSeries
4 13 (15.66%) Tuxedo
4 13 (15.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (14.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (12.05%) AquaLogic
6 10 (12.05%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (3.61%) SAS
8 1 (1.20%) Apache
8 1 (1.20%) IIS
8 1 (1.20%) Jetty
8 1 (1.20%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.20%) nginx
8 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
1 16 (19.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (12.05%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) IaaS
1 17 (20.48%) PaaS
1 17 (20.48%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) SSL
2 2 (2.41%) IPsec
2 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) BGP
3 1 (1.20%) DHCP
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) Firewall
3 1 (1.20%) FTP
3 1 (1.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.20%) MPLS
3 1 (1.20%) OSPF
3 1 (1.20%) SAN
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.20%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.43%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.23%) SAP HANA
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.61%) OLAP
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (2.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) Operations Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) Support Specialist
3 13 (15.66%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Backup Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Unix Support
5 8 (9.64%) Unix Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) AIX Support
6 7 (8.43%) DBA
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Unix Support Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) AIX Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Middleware Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Operational Support Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Operations Support Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (7.23%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Solaris Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) Middleware
2 13 (15.66%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (12.05%) J2EE
4 1 (1.20%) .NET
4 1 (1.20%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.20%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.46%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.46%) Tandem
3 3 (3.61%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) CESG
5 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 64 (77.11%) Unix
2 61 (73.49%) Windows
3 60 (72.29%) AIX
4 43 (51.81%) Solaris
5 37 (44.58%) Windows Server
6 35 (42.17%) Linux
7 17 (20.48%) Windows XP
8 16 (19.28%) Windows 2000
9 13 (15.66%) OS/390
10 10 (12.05%) HPUX
11 6 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (83.13%) Change Management
2 68 (81.93%) ITIL
3 56 (67.47%) Problem Management
4 48 (57.83%) Service Delivery
5 46 (55.42%) Root Cause Analysis
6 31 (37.35%) QMS
7 23 (27.71%) Incident Management
7 23 (27.71%) Service Management
8 22 (26.51%) Configuration Management
9 20 (24.10%) Quality Management
10 18 (21.69%) ITSM
11 17 (20.48%) DevOps
11 17 (20.48%) Open Source
12 14 (16.87%) Security Management
13 13 (15.66%) Data Management
14 12 (14.46%) SOA
15 11 (13.25%) Data Analysis
15 11 (13.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) Java
2 11 (13.25%) Perl
3 9 (10.84%) C
3 9 (10.84%) C++
4 3 (3.61%) SQL
5 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.20%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.20%) Korn
6 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) BPSS Clearance
1 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.46%) Degree
4 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (43.37%) SLA
2 21 (25.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 21 (25.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Firmware
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Data Guard
1 6 (7.23%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (7.23%) NetBackup
1 6 (7.23%) Tivoli
1 6 (7.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (6.02%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (4.82%) Puppet
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.20%) Legato
5 1 (1.20%) Netcool
5 1 (1.20%) PureDisk
5 1 (1.20%) SCOM
5 1 (1.20%) Simpana
Vendors
1 58 (69.88%) Microsoft
2 38 (45.78%) Oracle
3 27 (32.53%) HP
4 22 (26.51%) ServiceNow
5 15 (18.07%) CA
5 15 (18.07%) IBM
6 11 (13.25%) Sun
7 10 (12.05%) Axway
8 9 (10.84%) Fujitsu
9 7 (8.43%) Symantec
10 6 (7.23%) EMC
10 6 (7.23%) SAP
11 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.41%) Cisco
13 1 (1.20%) Brocade
13 1 (1.20%) Capita
13 1 (1.20%) Google
13 1 (1.20%) Intel Security
13 1 (1.20%) Juniper
13 1 (1.20%) VMware