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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 71 80 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Release Management 42 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.18% 0.98% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 1.18% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 6
Median daily rate £285 £320 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £15.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+116.00% -55.88%
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
1118 929 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.70% 83.17% 79.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 617 342
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 40
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.16% -30.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £32.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +2 42 £285 -10.93%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 100 (90.91%) ITIL
2 92 (83.64%) Change Management
3 87 (79.09%) Windows
3 87 (79.09%) Problem Management
4 86 (78.18%) Service Delivery
5 84 (76.36%) Microsoft
6 81 (73.64%) AIX
6 81 (73.64%) Solaris
7 79 (71.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 74 (67.27%) Unix
9 68 (61.82%) Windows Server
10 65 (59.09%) HP
11 56 (50.91%) QMS
12 53 (48.18%) Security Cleared
13 45 (40.91%) SLA
14 44 (40.00%) Oracle
14 44 (40.00%) Incident Management
14 44 (40.00%) ServiceNow
15 42 (38.18%) SC Cleared
15 42 (38.18%) BPSS Clearance
15 42 (38.18%) ISO 9001
15 42 (38.18%) Quality Management
16 39 (35.45%) Disclosure Scotland
17 34 (30.91%) WebLogic
18 29 (26.36%) CA
19 28 (25.45%) Linux
19 28 (25.45%) Middleware
20 25 (22.73%) IBM
21 24 (21.82%) Degree
21 24 (21.82%) Computer Science

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 34 (30.91%) WebLogic
2 19 (17.27%) Tuxedo
3 18 (16.36%) MQSeries
3 18 (16.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 18 (16.36%) WebSphere
3 18 (16.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (12.73%) Oracle Application Server
5 12 (10.91%) AquaLogic
6 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.64%) MS Office
2 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (10.91%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) IaaS
1 3 (2.73%) PaaS
1 3 (2.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.91%) SSL
2 3 (2.73%) DHCP
2 3 (2.73%) DNS
3 1 (0.91%) BGP
3 1 (0.91%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) HTTP
3 1 (0.91%) IPsec
3 1 (0.91%) MPLS
3 1 (0.91%) OSPF
3 1 (0.91%) SAN
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) VPN
3 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 6 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.73%) OLAP
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.91%) ObjectStore
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (20.91%) Support Specialist
2 22 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 14 (12.73%) Backup Engineer
4 12 (10.91%) Middleware Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Unix Support
6 10 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Unix Support Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) AIX Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) AIX Support
8 8 (7.27%) Storage and Backup Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) DBA
9 7 (6.36%) Solaris Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Solaris Support Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) SQL DBA
11 5 (4.55%) Support Technician
12 4 (3.64%) Architect
12 4 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.45%) Middleware
2 18 (16.36%) IBM Integration Bus
3 13 (11.82%) J2EE
4 4 (3.64%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.82%) .NET
6 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.91%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.91%) JSON
6 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.45%) Clustering
2 6 (5.45%) Replication
3 3 (2.73%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.91%) CESG
5 1 (0.91%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.91%) CMDB
5 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.91%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 87 (79.09%) Windows
2 81 (73.64%) AIX
2 81 (73.64%) Solaris
3 74 (67.27%) Unix
4 68 (61.82%) Windows Server
5 28 (25.45%) Linux
6 22 (20.00%) HPUX
7 18 (16.36%) OS/390
8 12 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (90.91%) ITIL
2 92 (83.64%) Change Management
3 87 (79.09%) Problem Management
4 86 (78.18%) Service Delivery
5 79 (71.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 56 (50.91%) QMS
7 44 (40.00%) Incident Management
8 42 (38.18%) Quality Management
9 22 (20.00%) SOA
10 21 (19.09%) Configuration Management
11 20 (18.18%) Security Management
12 11 (10.00%) Service Management
13 9 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (6.36%) ITSM
14 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
15 6 (5.45%) Coaching
15 6 (5.45%) DevOps
16 4 (3.64%) Migration
16 4 (3.64%) Target Operating Model
17 3 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.91%) Java
2 17 (15.45%) Perl
3 14 (12.73%) SQL
4 13 (11.82%) C
4 13 (11.82%) C++
5 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.64%) Bourne shell
7 4 (3.64%) Korn
7 4 (3.64%) VBScript
8 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.82%) C#
10 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (48.18%) Security Cleared
2 42 (38.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 42 (38.18%) SC Cleared
3 24 (21.82%) Degree
4 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.55%) MCDBA
4 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (40.91%) SLA
2 42 (38.18%) ISO 9001
3 39 (35.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.82%) Firmware
4 1 (0.91%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 20 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (16.36%) Tivoli
3 16 (14.55%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (5.45%) Perfmon
5 4 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (3.64%) Legato
5 4 (3.64%) Simpana
6 3 (2.73%) Netcool
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.73%) Puppet
6 3 (2.73%) PureDisk
6 3 (2.73%) SCOM
7 1 (0.91%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 84 (76.36%) Microsoft
2 65 (59.09%) HP
3 44 (40.00%) Oracle
3 44 (40.00%) ServiceNow
4 29 (26.36%) CA
5 25 (22.73%) IBM
6 21 (19.09%) Symantec
7 13 (11.82%) Sun
8 12 (10.91%) Axway
9 11 (10.00%) Fujitsu
10 8 (7.27%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.55%) Meridio
12 4 (3.64%) CommVault
13 3 (2.73%) AppSense
13 3 (2.73%) arcserve
13 3 (2.73%) ThinPrint
13 3 (2.73%) VMware
14 2 (1.82%) Cisco
15 1 (0.91%) Juniper
15 1 (0.91%) NetApp