The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 105 104 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing Release Management 43 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 1.13% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.41% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 35
Median daily rate £293 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £20.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+72.39% -31.35%
Release Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2416 2415 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.45% 80.10% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1250 1172
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Renfrewshire -15 25 £224 - 1
Edinburgh -18 6 £438 +12.90% 2
Glasgow -8 5 £388 +14.81% 3
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 49 (56.32%) ITIL
2 38 (43.68%) Configuration Management
3 29 (33.33%) Project Management
4 25 (28.74%) Finance
5 24 (27.59%) Java
6 23 (26.44%) Windows
7 21 (24.14%) HP
8 20 (22.99%) Linux
8 20 (22.99%) Service Management
9 19 (21.84%) Solaris
9 19 (21.84%) SQL
9 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
10 18 (20.69%) Change Management
11 17 (19.54%) IBM
11 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
11 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
12 15 (17.24%) SCOM
13 14 (16.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (16.09%) Perl
13 14 (16.09%) AIX
14 13 (14.94%) Risk Management
14 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
15 12 (13.79%) CMDB
15 12 (13.79%) Problem Management
15 12 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (13.79%) Red Hat
15 12 (13.79%) Tivoli
16 11 (12.64%) Netcool
16 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (12.64%) HPUX

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (4.60%) JBoss
1 4 (4.60%) OpenStack
1 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) Apache
2 3 (3.45%) AquaLogic
2 3 (3.45%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (3.45%) Tuxedo
2 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.30%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.15%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.20%) LAN
2 8 (9.20%) WAN
3 7 (8.05%) BGP
3 7 (8.05%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (8.05%) MPLS
3 7 (8.05%) OSPF
4 5 (5.75%) Multicast
4 5 (5.75%) Wireless
5 4 (4.60%) SSL
6 3 (3.45%) HTTP
7 1 (1.15%) ATM
7 1 (1.15%) DNS
7 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.15%) Firewall
7 1 (1.15%) ISDN
7 1 (1.15%) LDAP
7 1 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.15%) Symposium
7 1 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.45%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) MS Access
4 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Build Forge
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Law
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.15%) International Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (16.09%) Environment Manager
2 8 (9.20%) Developer
2 8 (9.20%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.05%) Monitoring Engineer
3 7 (8.05%) Network Engineer
4 6 (6.90%) Change Manager
4 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (6.90%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Applications Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Monitoring Specialist
5 5 (5.75%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Applications Support
6 4 (4.60%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Graduate
6 4 (4.60%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) Regular Expression
2 9 (10.34%) jQuery
3 7 (8.05%) Middleware
4 6 (6.90%) XML
5 5 (5.75%) .NET
6 3 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (3.45%) J2EE
7 2 (2.30%) CSS
7 2 (2.30%) CSS3
7 2 (2.30%) HTML
7 2 (2.30%) HTML5
7 2 (2.30%) JSON
7 2 (2.30%) RESTful
7 2 (2.30%) Web Services
8 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.15%) RequireJS
8 1 (1.15%) SOAP
8 1 (1.15%) WCF
8 1 (1.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) CMDB
2 10 (11.49%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.44%) Windows
2 20 (22.99%) Linux
3 19 (21.84%) Solaris
4 14 (16.09%) AIX
4 14 (16.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (12.64%) HPUX
5 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.64%) Windows XP
6 8 (9.20%) Unix
7 7 (8.05%) CatOS
8 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.45%) OS/390
10 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) ITIL
2 38 (43.68%) Configuration Management
3 29 (33.33%) Project Management
4 20 (22.99%) Service Management
5 18 (20.69%) Change Management
6 13 (14.94%) Risk Management
7 12 (13.79%) Problem Management
8 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.34%) ITIL V3
9 9 (10.34%) Migration
9 9 (10.34%) QMS
10 8 (9.20%) Quality Management
10 8 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.05%) Network Design
11 7 (8.05%) Validation
12 6 (6.90%) Business Analysis
12 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.90%) Data Analysis
12 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) Java
2 19 (21.84%) SQL
3 14 (16.09%) Perl
4 11 (12.64%) Bourne shell
4 11 (12.64%) Korn
4 11 (12.64%) PowerShell
4 11 (12.64%) VBScript
5 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.34%) C#
7 7 (8.05%) C
7 7 (8.05%) C++
8 6 (6.90%) VBA
9 5 (5.75%) VB
10 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.60%) VB6
11 2 (2.30%) Python
12 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.45%) PMP
5 2 (2.30%) Degree
6 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.30%) COBIT
3 2 (2.30%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.45%) RACF
4 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (17.24%) SCOM
2 12 (13.79%) Tivoli
3 11 (12.64%) Netcool
4 9 (10.34%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (4.60%) SCCM
5 4 (4.60%) WSUS
6 3 (3.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) HP
2 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.54%) IBM
4 12 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 10 (11.49%) CA
6 8 (9.20%) Cisco
7 7 (8.05%) Oracle
8 4 (4.60%) BT
8 4 (4.60%) ILOG
8 4 (4.60%) Siemens
9 3 (3.45%) Axway
9 3 (3.45%) Fujitsu
9 3 (3.45%) Sun
10 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.15%) AppSense
11 1 (1.15%) Cognos
11 1 (1.15%) DevExpress
11 1 (1.15%) ForgeRock
11 1 (1.15%) Verint
11 1 (1.15%) VMware
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £312.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: From £46,424 to £54,458 per annum Fixed Term Contract (23 months)
Posted: 4 days ago