The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 59 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 28 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.48% 2.03% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 2.37% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 1
Median daily rate £375 £258 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -45.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -33.68%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
712 591 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.56% 85.78% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 380 233
Median daily rate £375 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £10.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £33.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 28 £375 +45.63%
Release Management
North East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 50 (83.33%) Change Management
2 45 (75.00%) ITIL
3 43 (71.67%) Unix
4 38 (63.33%) Windows
4 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
5 37 (61.67%) AIX
6 36 (60.00%) Problem Management
7 28 (46.67%) Linux
8 27 (45.00%) SLA
8 27 (45.00%) Service Delivery
9 25 (41.67%) Oracle
9 25 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 24 (40.00%) WebSphere
11 23 (38.33%) Service Management
12 21 (35.00%) Windows Server
13 20 (33.33%) ITSM
13 20 (33.33%) Solaris
14 18 (30.00%) DevOps
14 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
14 18 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
15 17 (28.33%) IaaS
15 17 (28.33%) Open Source
15 17 (28.33%) SaaS
15 17 (28.33%) PaaS
16 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
16 16 (26.67%) Windows XP
16 16 (26.67%) Windows 2000
17 15 (25.00%) Data Management
17 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
17 15 (25.00%) QMS

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 24 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (13.33%) MQSeries
3 8 (13.33%) Tuxedo
3 8 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.33%) AquaLogic
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (5.00%) SAS
7 1 (1.67%) Apache
7 1 (1.67%) IIS
7 1 (1.67%) Jetty
7 1 (1.67%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.67%) nginx
7 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 18 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (8.33%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.33%) IaaS
1 17 (28.33%) PaaS
1 17 (28.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (3.33%) IPsec
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) BGP
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) FTP
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) MPLS
3 1 (1.67%) OSPF
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
2 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.00%) SAP HANA
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.00%) OLAP
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Operations Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) DBA
4 7 (11.67%) Support Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Operational Support Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Operations Support Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Unix Support
6 5 (8.33%) Backup Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) AIX Support
7 4 (6.67%) Architect
7 4 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Unix Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Middleware
2 8 (13.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.00%) Tandem
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 43 (71.67%) Unix
2 38 (63.33%) Windows
3 37 (61.67%) AIX
4 28 (46.67%) Linux
5 21 (35.00%) Windows Server
6 20 (33.33%) Solaris
7 16 (26.67%) Windows 2000
7 16 (26.67%) Windows XP
8 8 (13.33%) OS/390
9 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (5.00%) HPUX
11 2 (3.33%) VME
12 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (83.33%) Change Management
2 45 (75.00%) ITIL
3 36 (60.00%) Problem Management
4 27 (45.00%) Service Delivery
5 25 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 23 (38.33%) Service Management
7 20 (33.33%) ITSM
8 18 (30.00%) DevOps
9 17 (28.33%) Open Source
10 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
11 15 (25.00%) Data Management
11 15 (25.00%) QMS
12 12 (20.00%) Incident Management
13 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (18.33%) Data Analysis
13 11 (18.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
14 9 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (15.00%) Quality Management
14 9 (15.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) Perl
3 4 (6.67%) C
3 4 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (3.33%) COBOL
4 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.00%) SLA
2 10 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 6 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (6.67%) Puppet
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.67%) Legato
4 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.67%) PureDisk
4 1 (1.67%) Simpana
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) Oracle
3 11 (18.33%) ServiceNow
4 10 (16.67%) HP
5 9 (15.00%) IBM
6 6 (10.00%) CA
6 6 (10.00%) EMC
6 6 (10.00%) SAP
6 6 (10.00%) Sun
7 5 (8.33%) Axway
8 4 (6.67%) Fujitsu
9 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco
10 2 (3.33%) Symantec
11 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.67%) CommVault
11 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.67%) Juniper
11 1 (1.67%) NetApp
11 1 (1.67%) Veritas