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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 82 57 31
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -26
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.28% 1.72% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.99% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 6
Median daily rate £323 £255 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%

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
644 604 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.58% 86.78% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 398 187
Median daily rate £390 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.14 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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
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 26 February 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 -22 2 £323 +26.47% 1
Release Management
North East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 40 (83.33%) Change Management
2 35 (72.92%) ITIL
3 33 (68.75%) Unix
4 28 (58.33%) Windows
4 28 (58.33%) Linux
4 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 27 (56.25%) AIX
6 26 (54.17%) Problem Management
7 23 (47.92%) Service Management
8 22 (45.83%) WebSphere
9 20 (41.67%) ITSM
10 19 (39.58%) Oracle
10 19 (39.58%) SLA
11 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
11 18 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
12 17 (35.42%) Service Delivery
12 17 (35.42%) Open Source
12 17 (35.42%) SaaS
12 17 (35.42%) PaaS
12 17 (35.42%) IaaS
13 16 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (33.33%) DevOps
13 16 (33.33%) Windows XP
13 16 (33.33%) Windows 2000
14 15 (31.25%) Data Management
14 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
16 12 (25.00%) Tandem
17 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (22.92%) Data Analysis

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 22 (45.83%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 6 (12.50%) Tuxedo
3 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.25%) AquaLogic
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (6.25%) SAS
4 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Jetty
5 1 (2.08%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.08%) nginx
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 18 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.25%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) IaaS
1 17 (35.42%) PaaS
1 17 (35.42%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) SSL
2 2 (4.17%) IPsec
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) BGP
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) FTP
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) OSPF
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) SAP HANA
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.25%) OLAP
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Operations Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) DBA
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Operational Support Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Operations Support Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Backup Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Unix Support
7 3 (6.25%) Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) AIX Support
7 3 (6.25%) Linux Support
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (6.25%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Operations Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (12.50%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (25.00%) Tandem
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) CESG
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Unix
2 28 (58.33%) Linux
2 28 (58.33%) Windows
3 27 (56.25%) AIX
4 16 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 16 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
6 10 (20.83%) Solaris
7 6 (12.50%) OS/390
8 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.25%) HPUX
10 2 (4.17%) VME
11 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Change Management
2 35 (72.92%) ITIL
3 26 (54.17%) Problem Management
4 23 (47.92%) Service Management
5 20 (41.67%) ITSM
6 17 (35.42%) Open Source
6 17 (35.42%) Service Delivery
7 16 (33.33%) DevOps
7 16 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (31.25%) Data Management
9 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
10 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.92%) Data Analysis
10 11 (22.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 11 (22.92%) PRINCE2
11 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (14.58%) Security Management
13 6 (12.50%) Data Protection
13 6 (12.50%) QMS
14 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (4.17%) C
3 2 (4.17%) C++
3 2 (4.17%) COBOL
3 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (39.58%) SLA
2 5 (10.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (6.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 6 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.08%) PureDisk
3 1 (2.08%) Simpana
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (39.58%) Oracle
3 7 (14.58%) IBM
4 6 (12.50%) EMC
4 6 (12.50%) SAP
5 4 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) Sun
6 3 (6.25%) Axway
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco
7 2 (4.17%) Fujitsu
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.08%) CA
8 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.08%) CommVault
8 1 (2.08%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) Veritas