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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 68 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 42 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.48% 1.24% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 1.48% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 1
Median daily rate £375 £303 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% -36.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
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
1028 608 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 85.24% 83.52% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 406 369
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 13
Median hourly rate £25.29 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.74% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.43 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -7 42 £375 +27.11%
Release Management
North East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 75 (83.33%) ITIL
1 75 (83.33%) Change Management
2 69 (76.67%) Unix
3 67 (74.44%) Windows
4 64 (71.11%) AIX
4 64 (71.11%) Microsoft
5 62 (68.89%) Problem Management
6 54 (60.00%) Service Delivery
7 51 (56.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 47 (52.22%) Solaris
9 42 (46.67%) Windows Server
10 41 (45.56%) Oracle
11 40 (44.44%) SLA
12 37 (41.11%) Linux
13 35 (38.89%) QMS
14 32 (35.56%) HP
15 29 (32.22%) WebSphere
16 27 (30.00%) Incident Management
17 26 (28.89%) ServiceNow
18 25 (27.78%) ISO 9001
19 24 (26.67%) WebLogic
19 24 (26.67%) Service Management
19 24 (26.67%) Quality Management
19 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
20 22 (24.44%) BPSS Clearance
20 22 (24.44%) Disclosure Scotland
20 22 (24.44%) Configuration Management
21 20 (22.22%) Middleware
21 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
22 18 (20.00%) ITSM

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 29 (32.22%) WebSphere
2 24 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 14 (15.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 14 (15.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (14.44%) MQSeries
4 13 (14.44%) Tuxedo
4 13 (14.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (11.11%) AquaLogic
5 10 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (3.33%) SAS
7 2 (2.22%) IIS
8 1 (1.11%) Apache
8 1 (1.11%) Jetty
8 1 (1.11%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.11%) nginx
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (11.11%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.89%) IaaS
1 17 (18.89%) PaaS
1 17 (18.89%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.11%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) SSL
2 2 (2.22%) IPsec
2 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) BGP
3 1 (1.11%) DHCP
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) FTP
3 1 (1.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) MPLS
3 1 (1.11%) OSPF
3 1 (1.11%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) VPN
3 1 (1.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.78%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.67%) SAP HANA
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.33%) OLAP
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (1.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.11%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 16 (17.78%) Support Specialist
3 14 (15.56%) Support Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Backup Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Unix Support
6 9 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) AIX Support
7 8 (8.89%) DBA
7 8 (8.89%) Unix Support Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) AIX Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Middleware Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Operational Support Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Operations Support Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (6.67%) Solaris Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Storage and Backup Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) Middleware
2 13 (14.44%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (11.11%) J2EE
4 2 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.11%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.33%) Tandem
4 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) CESG
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (76.67%) Unix
2 67 (74.44%) Windows
3 64 (71.11%) AIX
4 47 (52.22%) Solaris
5 42 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 37 (41.11%) Linux
7 17 (18.89%) Windows XP
8 16 (17.78%) Windows 2000
9 13 (14.44%) OS/390
10 11 (12.22%) HPUX
11 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (83.33%) Change Management
1 75 (83.33%) ITIL
2 62 (68.89%) Problem Management
3 54 (60.00%) Service Delivery
4 51 (56.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 35 (38.89%) QMS
6 27 (30.00%) Incident Management
7 24 (26.67%) Quality Management
7 24 (26.67%) Service Management
8 22 (24.44%) Configuration Management
9 18 (20.00%) ITSM
10 17 (18.89%) DevOps
10 17 (18.89%) Open Source
11 14 (15.56%) Security Management
11 14 (15.56%) SOA
12 13 (14.44%) Data Management
13 11 (12.22%) Data Analysis
13 11 (12.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) Java
2 11 (12.22%) Perl
3 9 (10.00%) C
3 9 (10.00%) C++
4 5 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.11%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.11%) Korn
6 1 (1.11%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (24.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 15 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.11%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (44.44%) SLA
2 25 (27.78%) ISO 9001
3 22 (24.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) NetBackup
1 8 (8.89%) Tivoli
1 8 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (7.78%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (6.67%) Data Guard
3 6 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (4.44%) Puppet
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.11%) Legato
6 1 (1.11%) Netcool
6 1 (1.11%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.11%) PureDisk
6 1 (1.11%) SCOM
6 1 (1.11%) Simpana
Vendors
1 64 (71.11%) Microsoft
2 41 (45.56%) Oracle
3 32 (35.56%) HP
4 26 (28.89%) ServiceNow
5 17 (18.89%) CA
6 15 (16.67%) IBM
7 11 (12.22%) Sun
8 10 (11.11%) Axway
9 9 (10.00%) Fujitsu
9 9 (10.00%) Symantec
10 6 (6.67%) EMC
10 6 (6.67%) SAP
11 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.22%) Cisco
13 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.11%) CommVault
13 1 (1.11%) Intel Security
13 1 (1.11%) Juniper
13 1 (1.11%) NetApp
13 1 (1.11%) Veritas