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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 65 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 49 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.62% 1.41% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 1.85% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 6 0
Median daily rate £281 £268 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £20.59 £31.49
% change year-on-year
+82.10% -34.59%
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
1160 593 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.80% 76.03% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 354 274
Median daily rate £330 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 41 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.68 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.62% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 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 25 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 -13 49 £281 +4.94% 4
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 52 (85.25%) ITIL
2 44 (72.13%) Security Cleared
3 38 (62.30%) Change Management
4 35 (57.38%) Service Delivery
5 34 (55.74%) Problem Management
5 34 (55.74%) Windows
6 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
7 32 (52.46%) SC Cleared
8 30 (49.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 30 (49.18%) HP
8 30 (49.18%) AIX
8 30 (49.18%) Solaris
9 25 (40.98%) Unix
10 23 (37.70%) Windows Server
11 19 (31.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 17 (27.87%) QMS
13 15 (24.59%) Disclosure Scotland
13 15 (24.59%) SLA
13 15 (24.59%) Linux
14 14 (22.95%) Incident Management
14 14 (22.95%) Quality Management
14 14 (22.95%) ServiceNow
15 13 (21.31%) ISO 9001
16 12 (19.67%) Oracle
16 12 (19.67%) CA
16 12 (19.67%) Symantec
16 12 (19.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 12 (19.67%) NetBackup
16 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (18.03%) 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 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
1 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.84%) Tuxedo
3 5 (8.20%) MQSeries
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.28%) AquaLogic
5 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) DHCP
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) SSL
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) ObjectStore
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.64%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) JMeter
2 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.64%) Selenium
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Release Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Backup Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) DBA
5 5 (8.20%) Middleware Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) SQL DBA
5 5 (8.20%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) AIX Support
7 3 (4.92%) Change Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) Unix Support
8 2 (3.28%) Production DBA
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Middleware
2 5 (8.20%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (6.56%) J2EE
4 3 (4.92%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.64%) JSON
5 1 (1.64%) Spring
5 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) Clustering
2 5 (8.20%) Replication
3 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.64%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.64%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Windows
2 30 (49.18%) AIX
2 30 (49.18%) Solaris
3 25 (40.98%) Unix
4 23 (37.70%) Windows Server
5 15 (24.59%) Linux
6 11 (18.03%) HPUX
7 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (8.20%) OS/390
10 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (85.25%) ITIL
2 38 (62.30%) Change Management
3 35 (57.38%) Service Delivery
4 34 (55.74%) Problem Management
5 30 (49.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (27.87%) QMS
7 14 (22.95%) Incident Management
7 14 (22.95%) Quality Management
8 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (13.11%) Security Management
10 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
10 7 (11.48%) SOA
11 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.20%) Coaching
12 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (6.56%) Migration
13 4 (6.56%) Project Management
13 4 (6.56%) Service Management
14 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (4.92%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) Java
2 9 (14.75%) SQL
3 7 (11.48%) Perl
4 6 (9.84%) C
5 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.56%) C++
6 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.92%) Bourne shell
7 3 (4.92%) Korn
7 3 (4.92%) VBScript
8 1 (1.64%) C#
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (72.13%) Security Cleared
2 32 (52.46%) SC Cleared
3 19 (31.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (14.75%) Degree
5 4 (6.56%) MCDBA
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 15 (24.59%) SLA
2 13 (21.31%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) WAI
3 1 (1.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.28%) Firmware
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) NetBackup
1 12 (19.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (16.39%) Tivoli
3 9 (14.75%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (8.20%) Perfmon
5 3 (4.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (4.92%) Legato
5 3 (4.92%) PureDisk
5 3 (4.92%) Simpana
6 2 (3.28%) Netcool
6 2 (3.28%) SCOM
7 1 (1.64%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 30 (49.18%) HP
3 14 (22.95%) ServiceNow
4 12 (19.67%) CA
4 12 (19.67%) Oracle
4 12 (19.67%) Symantec
5 10 (16.39%) IBM
6 4 (6.56%) Meridio
7 3 (4.92%) AppSense
7 3 (4.92%) arcserve
7 3 (4.92%) CommVault
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.92%) Sun
7 3 (4.92%) ThinPrint
7 3 (4.92%) VMware
8 2 (3.28%) Axway
8 2 (3.28%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco
9 1 (1.64%) EMC
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