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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 106 110 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 45 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.43% 1.14% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.43% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 18
Median daily rate £388 £420 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £364 £408
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.67%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2638 3284 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.91% 79.48% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1770 1995 1498
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 128 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.46 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 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
Manchester -12 16 £488 +15.38% 4
Lancashire +8 15 £380 +111.11%
Merseyside +7 8 £375 - 1
Cheshire +11 3 - - 3
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 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 West region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 39 (60.00%) ITIL
2 24 (36.92%) Windows
3 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
3 22 (33.85%) Service Management
4 17 (26.15%) Linux
5 16 (24.62%) Windows XP
5 16 (24.62%) Change Management
6 15 (23.08%) AIX
6 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
7 14 (21.54%) SQL
7 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
7 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.00%) Problem Management
9 12 (18.46%) ITIL V3
9 12 (18.46%) DevOps
9 12 (18.46%) Data Analysis
9 12 (18.46%) PRINCE2
10 11 (16.92%) ITSM
11 10 (15.38%) Finance
11 10 (15.38%) Unix
11 10 (15.38%) Windows 2000
11 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (15.38%) PowerShell
12 9 (13.85%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (13.85%) WebSphere
12 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
12 9 (13.85%) MS Excel

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 (13.85%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.62%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
1 9 (13.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.08%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) IaaS
1 8 (12.31%) PaaS
1 8 (12.31%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) LAN
1 5 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) DHCP
2 1 (1.54%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) IPsec
2 1 (1.54%) NAS
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.54%) QlikView
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) NuGet
1 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Analyst
2 15 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 7 (10.77%) Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Release Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Monitoring Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Operational Support Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Operations Support Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Sun Support
6 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) Regular Expression
2 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 5 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (7.69%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) .NET
4 3 (4.62%) ODBC
5 2 (3.08%) XML
6 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.54%) CSS
6 1 (1.54%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.54%) JMS
6 1 (1.54%) JSON
6 1 (1.54%) REST
6 1 (1.54%) SOAP
6 1 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) Tandem
3 5 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.15%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.08%) Life Science
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Windows
2 17 (26.15%) Linux
3 16 (24.62%) Windows XP
4 15 (23.08%) AIX
5 10 (15.38%) Unix
5 10 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
7 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (9.23%) HPUX
8 6 (9.23%) Solaris
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) ITIL
2 22 (33.85%) Service Management
3 16 (24.62%) Change Management
4 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
5 13 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 12 (18.46%) Data Analysis
6 12 (18.46%) DevOps
6 12 (18.46%) ITIL V3
6 12 (18.46%) PRINCE2
7 11 (16.92%) ITSM
8 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.85%) Data Management
10 8 (12.31%) Open Source
11 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
12 6 (9.23%) Scrum
13 5 (7.69%) Investment Management
13 5 (7.69%) Practice Management
13 5 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 8 (12.31%) VBScript
4 7 (10.77%) Java
4 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) Perl
5 6 (9.23%) Bourne shell
5 6 (9.23%) Korn
6 3 (4.62%) C#
7 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) Python
8 1 (1.54%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) ISEB
3 6 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 6 (9.23%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Firmware
2 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (9.23%) Netcool
1 6 (9.23%) SCOM
1 6 (9.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.54%) Ansible
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
2 7 (10.77%) Sun
3 6 (9.23%) CA
3 6 (9.23%) HP
3 6 (9.23%) IBM
4 5 (7.69%) LANDesk
4 5 (7.69%) SAP
4 5 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle
5 4 (6.15%) Wyse
6 3 (4.62%) Citrix
6 3 (4.62%) Northgate
7 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) Lumension
7 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec
7 1 (1.54%) VMware
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