The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
England / North West
Rank 110 141 103
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -38
Contract jobs citing Release Management 26 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.47% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.57% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 17
Median daily rate £400 £438 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +36.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £321 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £420
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £12.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+275.00% -74.73%

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2176 3140 2634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.52% 82.24% 78.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1391 1894 1514
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 143 109
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the North West region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the North West region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +13 12 £400 -27.27% 4
Lancashire +19 10 £357 +1.13%
Merseyside -4 2 £413 - 1
Cheshire +25 1 - - 3
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 49 (66.22%) ITIL
2 26 (35.14%) Windows
2 26 (35.14%) Service Management
3 25 (33.78%) Change Management
4 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 21 (28.38%) Linux
7 19 (25.68%) DevOps
8 18 (24.32%) ITIL V3
8 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
9 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
10 16 (21.62%) Configuration Management
11 15 (20.27%) Windows XP
11 15 (20.27%) AIX
12 14 (18.92%) SQL
12 14 (18.92%) Problem Management
13 13 (17.57%) Data Management
14 12 (16.22%) Tandem
14 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
14 12 (16.22%) QA
14 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
14 12 (16.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 12 (16.22%) ServiceNow
15 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
15 11 (14.86%) ITSM
15 11 (14.86%) Finance
16 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
16 10 (13.51%) Scrum
16 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
16 10 (13.51%) Unix

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (12.16%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.76%) IIS
3 4 (5.41%) Apache
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.35%) Drupal
5 1 (1.35%) SilverStripe
5 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
1 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP BPC
1 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) IaaS
1 8 (10.81%) PaaS
1 8 (10.81%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) LDAP
2 3 (4.05%) DHCP
2 3 (4.05%) DNS
2 3 (4.05%) NAS
2 3 (4.05%) SAN
3 2 (2.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) QlikView
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Selenium
2 2 (2.70%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.35%) Maven
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Analyst
2 11 (14.86%) Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Release Manager
4 8 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Applications Support
5 7 (9.46%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Monitoring Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) ServiceNow Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Operational Support Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Operations Support Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Service Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Sun Support
9 3 (4.05%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
1 10 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 10 (13.51%) Web Services
2 7 (9.46%) Regular Expression
3 4 (5.41%) .NET
4 3 (4.05%) ODBC
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.35%) CSS
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) jQuery
5 1 (1.35%) LAMP
5 1 (1.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Tandem
2 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.16%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) CMDB
4 2 (2.70%) Life Science
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Windows
2 21 (28.38%) Linux
3 15 (20.27%) AIX
3 15 (20.27%) Windows XP
4 10 (13.51%) Unix
4 10 (13.51%) Windows 2000
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.46%) Solaris
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.11%) HPUX
6 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.76%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (66.22%) ITIL
2 26 (35.14%) Service Management
3 25 (33.78%) Change Management
4 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (25.68%) DevOps
6 18 (24.32%) ITIL V3
7 16 (21.62%) Configuration Management
8 14 (18.92%) Problem Management
9 13 (17.57%) Data Management
10 12 (16.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
11 11 (14.86%) ITSM
12 10 (13.51%) Issue Tracking
12 10 (13.51%) Scrum
12 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
13 9 (12.16%) Data Analysis
14 8 (10.81%) Business Continuity
14 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (10.81%) Open Source
15 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
3 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.81%) Java
4 8 (10.81%) Perl
4 8 (10.81%) VBScript
5 6 (8.11%) Bourne shell
5 6 (8.11%) Korn
6 3 (4.05%) C#
7 2 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) Ruby
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) ISEB
3 6 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.70%) MCITP
4 2 (2.70%) MCSE
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) QA
2 7 (9.46%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.35%) Firmware
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (8.11%) Netcool
1 6 (8.11%) SCOM
1 6 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.70%) WSUS
3 1 (1.35%) Ansible
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) ServiceNow
3 8 (10.81%) SAP
4 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.11%) CA
5 6 (8.11%) HP
5 6 (8.11%) IBM
5 6 (8.11%) Sun
6 5 (6.76%) ICL
7 3 (4.05%) Fujitsu
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle
7 3 (4.05%) Symantec
7 3 (4.05%) VMware
8 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.70%) Kaseya
8 2 (2.70%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.70%) Snow
8 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.35%) Lumension
9 1 (1.35%) Zend
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