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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 53 65 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing Release Management 47 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.46% 0.88% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 1.06% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 6
Median daily rate £270 £310 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £262 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £320 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+66.15% -36.06%
Release Management
North East

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
872 659 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.81% 82.69% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 441 233
Median daily rate £325 £430 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +18.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £580 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 24 17
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% +16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £12.34 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.65 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 46 £270 -14.28%
Sunderland - 1 - -
Release Management
North East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 91 (91.92%) ITIL
2 81 (81.82%) Change Management
3 78 (78.79%) Windows
4 77 (77.78%) Service Delivery
4 77 (77.78%) Problem Management
5 76 (76.77%) Microsoft
6 73 (73.74%) AIX
6 73 (73.74%) Solaris
7 71 (71.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 66 (66.67%) Unix
9 61 (61.62%) HP
10 59 (59.60%) Windows Server
11 51 (51.52%) QMS
12 50 (50.51%) Security Cleared
13 42 (42.42%) SLA
14 41 (41.41%) Incident Management
14 41 (41.41%) ServiceNow
15 40 (40.40%) Quality Management
16 39 (39.39%) ISO 9001
16 39 (39.39%) SC Cleared
16 39 (39.39%) BPSS Clearance
17 36 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
17 36 (36.36%) Oracle
18 31 (31.31%) WebLogic
19 29 (29.29%) CA
20 25 (25.25%) Linux
21 23 (23.23%) Middleware
21 23 (23.23%) Degree
21 23 (23.23%) Computer Science
22 22 (22.22%) SOA

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 31 (31.31%) WebLogic
2 14 (14.14%) Tuxedo
3 13 (13.13%) MQSeries
3 13 (13.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 13 (13.13%) WebSphere
3 13 (13.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (9.09%) AquaLogic
6 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.02%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.01%) Confluence
8 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.04%) MS Office
2 3 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (9.09%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) SSL
2 3 (3.03%) DHCP
2 3 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.01%) ObjectStore
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.01%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) JMeter
3 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.01%) Selenium
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.01%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (20.20%) Support Engineer
1 20 (20.20%) Support Specialist
2 14 (14.14%) Backup Engineer
3 12 (12.12%) Middleware Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Storage Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Unix Support
5 9 (9.09%) Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) AIX Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) AIX Support
6 8 (8.08%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Unix Support Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) DBA
8 6 (6.06%) Solaris Support Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) SQL DBA
9 5 (5.05%) Release Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Support Technician
10 4 (4.04%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) Middleware
2 13 (13.13%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (11.11%) J2EE
4 4 (4.04%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.02%) .NET
6 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.01%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.01%) JSON
6 1 (1.01%) Spring
6 1 (1.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.06%) Clustering
2 6 (6.06%) Replication
3 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.01%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.01%) CMDB
4 1 (1.01%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 78 (78.79%) Windows
2 73 (73.74%) AIX
2 73 (73.74%) Solaris
3 66 (66.67%) Unix
4 59 (59.60%) Windows Server
5 25 (25.25%) Linux
6 19 (19.19%) HPUX
7 13 (13.13%) OS/390
8 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (91.92%) ITIL
2 81 (81.82%) Change Management
3 77 (77.78%) Problem Management
3 77 (77.78%) Service Delivery
4 71 (71.72%) Root Cause Analysis
5 51 (51.52%) QMS
6 41 (41.41%) Incident Management
7 40 (40.40%) Quality Management
8 22 (22.22%) SOA
9 16 (16.16%) Configuration Management
10 15 (15.15%) Security Management
11 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.07%) Service Management
12 6 (6.06%) Coaching
12 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (3.03%) Escalation Management
13 3 (3.03%) ITSM
14 2 (2.02%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.19%) Java
2 15 (15.15%) Perl
3 14 (14.14%) SQL
4 11 (11.11%) C
4 11 (11.11%) C++
5 7 (7.07%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.04%) Bourne shell
7 4 (4.04%) Korn
7 4 (4.04%) VBScript
8 2 (2.02%) C#
9 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (50.51%) Security Cleared
2 39 (39.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 39 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 23 (23.23%) Degree
4 5 (5.05%) MCDBA
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (42.42%) SLA
2 39 (39.39%) ISO 9001
3 36 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.01%) QA
4 1 (1.01%) WAI
4 1 (1.01%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.02%) Firmware
4 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (20.20%) NetBackup
1 20 (20.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (18.18%) Tivoli
3 16 (16.16%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (6.06%) Perfmon
5 4 (4.04%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.04%) Legato
5 4 (4.04%) Simpana
6 3 (3.03%) Netcool
6 3 (3.03%) PureDisk
6 3 (3.03%) SCOM
7 1 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (76.77%) Microsoft
2 61 (61.62%) HP
3 41 (41.41%) ServiceNow
4 36 (36.36%) Oracle
5 29 (29.29%) CA
6 20 (20.20%) IBM
6 20 (20.20%) Symantec
7 10 (10.10%) Sun
8 9 (9.09%) Axway
8 9 (9.09%) Fujitsu
9 5 (5.05%) Meridio
9 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.04%) CommVault
11 3 (3.03%) AppSense
11 3 (3.03%) arcserve
11 3 (3.03%) ThinPrint
11 3 (3.03%) VMware
12 1 (1.01%) Brocade
12 1 (1.01%) EMC
12 1 (1.01%) NetApp