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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 93 106 99
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 42 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.66% 1.07% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.31% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 27
Median daily rate £290 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.34% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £308 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £493 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £42.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.31% +40.83%
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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
2104 2599 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.23% 81.42% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1311 1149
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 58 37
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +4 25 £275 -
Edinburgh -13 7 £500 +8.10%
Glasgow +2 6 £350 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 54 (66.67%) ITIL
2 38 (46.91%) Configuration Management
3 27 (33.33%) Java
4 26 (32.10%) Project Management
5 25 (30.86%) SQL
6 23 (28.40%) HP
6 23 (28.40%) Service Management
7 22 (27.16%) Finance
7 22 (27.16%) Windows
8 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
9 20 (24.69%) Solaris
9 20 (24.69%) IBM
10 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
11 18 (22.22%) Change Management
12 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
13 16 (19.75%) Perl
14 15 (18.52%) Linux
14 15 (18.52%) AIX
14 15 (18.52%) SCOM
15 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
15 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (17.28%) VBScript
15 14 (17.28%) Tivoli
16 13 (16.05%) Netcool
16 13 (16.05%) Bourne shell
16 13 (16.05%) Regular Expression
16 13 (16.05%) Korn
17 12 (14.81%) CMDB
17 12 (14.81%) Banking

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 5 (6.17%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.70%) Apache
3 3 (3.70%) AquaLogic
3 3 (3.70%) JBoss
3 3 (3.70%) MQSeries
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (3.70%) Tuxedo
3 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.23%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.88%) LAN
2 8 (9.88%) WAN
3 7 (8.64%) BGP
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (8.64%) MPLS
3 7 (8.64%) OSPF
4 5 (6.17%) Multicast
4 5 (6.17%) Wireless
5 4 (4.94%) SSL
6 1 (1.23%) ATM
6 1 (1.23%) DNS
6 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.23%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) HTTP
6 1 (1.23%) ISDN
6 1 (1.23%) PABX
6 1 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.23%) Symposium
6 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.47%) MS Access
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Build Forge
2 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.23%) International Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (14.81%) Developer
2 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Environment Manager
3 9 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Applications Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Change Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Monitoring Specialist
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Graduate
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.94%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) Regular Expression
2 10 (12.35%) jQuery
3 9 (11.11%) XML
4 8 (9.88%) .NET
5 3 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.70%) J2EE
5 3 (3.70%) Middleware
6 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.47%) WCF
6 2 (2.47%) WinForms
7 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) CMDB
2 8 (9.88%) Data Structures
3 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Windows
2 20 (24.69%) Solaris
3 15 (18.52%) AIX
3 15 (18.52%) Linux
4 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (14.81%) HPUX
5 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
6 8 (9.88%) Unix
7 7 (8.64%) CatOS
8 3 (3.70%) OS/390
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (66.67%) ITIL
2 38 (46.91%) Configuration Management
3 26 (32.10%) Project Management
4 23 (28.40%) Service Management
5 18 (22.22%) Change Management
6 12 (14.81%) Risk Management
7 11 (13.58%) ITIL V3
7 11 (13.58%) Problem Management
8 9 (11.11%) QMS
8 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.88%) Quality Management
10 7 (8.64%) Migration
10 7 (8.64%) Network Design
10 7 (8.64%) Validation
11 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.41%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.41%) Data Analysis
11 6 (7.41%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.33%) Java
2 25 (30.86%) SQL
3 16 (19.75%) Perl
4 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
4 14 (17.28%) VBScript
5 13 (16.05%) Bourne shell
5 13 (16.05%) Korn
6 12 (14.81%) C#
7 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
8 9 (11.11%) C++
9 8 (9.88%) VB
9 8 (9.88%) VBA
10 7 (8.64%) C
11 6 (7.41%) VB.NET
11 6 (7.41%) VB6
12 2 (2.47%) Python
12 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.70%) PMP
5 2 (2.47%) Degree
6 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) COBIT
2 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) RACF
1 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) SCOM
2 14 (17.28%) Tivoli
3 13 (16.05%) Netcool
4 11 (13.58%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (3.70%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.47%) SCCM
6 2 (2.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (28.40%) HP
2 20 (24.69%) IBM
3 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
4 12 (14.81%) CA
4 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.88%) Cisco
6 6 (7.41%) ILOG
7 4 (4.94%) BT
7 4 (4.94%) Siemens
8 3 (3.70%) Axway
8 3 (3.70%) Fujitsu
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle
8 3 (3.70%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.70%) Sun
9 2 (2.47%) DevExpress
9 2 (2.47%) Remedy
10 1 (1.23%) AppSense
10 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.23%) Citrix
10 1 (1.23%) VMware