Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 6 months to 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Release Management
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 103 104
Rank change year-on-year +62 +1 -28
Contract jobs citing Release Management 30 3 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.71% 0.20% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 0.23% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 8
Median daily rate £398 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +3.13% +7.74%
10th Percentile £302 £406 £201
90th Percentile £450 £419 £480
Scotland median daily rate £413 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.75% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - -

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 687 1,300 1,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 84.92% 88.68% 87.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 797 828
Median daily rate £425 £420 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.04% +5.07%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £527
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 42 25
Median hourly rate £20.18 £25.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.87% +27.50% -5.64%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.38 £10.32
90th Percentile £35.00 £39.93 £35.00
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.13 £21.50
% change year-on-year +14.59% +7.56% -17.31%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Glasgow

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Release Management in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Release Management in Glasgow

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Release Management in Glasgow over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Release Management in Glasgow

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Release Management in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Release Management in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 29 (96.67%) Configuration Management
2 26 (86.67%) Change Management
3 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 18 (60.00%) Azure
3 18 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (53.33%) Office 365
5 15 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (50.00%) IBM
5 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (50.00%) IBM Notes
5 15 (50.00%) IBM Domino
5 15 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 14 (46.67%) SCCM
6 14 (46.67%) OneDrive
6 14 (46.67%) Power Platform
6 14 (46.67%) PowerApps
7 13 (43.33%) Critical Thinking
7 13 (43.33%) MCSA
7 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (40.00%) ITIL
8 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (40.00%) Analytical Thinking
9 9 (30.00%) Time Management
9 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (26.67%) JIRA
11 7 (23.33%) QA
11 7 (23.33%) SDLC
12 6 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (20.00%) GoCD

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 15 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 15 (50.00%) IBM Domino
1 15 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 15 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (60.00%) Azure
1 18 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 16 (53.33%) Office 365
3 14 (46.67%) OneDrive
3 14 (46.67%) Power Platform
3 14 (46.67%) PowerApps
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) NAS
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) SMTP
1 1 (3.33%) SSH
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) GoCD
2 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Administrator
2 16 (53.33%) Exchange Administrator
3 14 (46.67%) Office 365 Administrator
4 7 (23.33%) Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Release Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Azure Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Azure Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Environment And Release Manager
7 1 (3.33%) IFS Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Office 365 Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Exchange Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) jQuery
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) WinForms
1 1 (3.33%) WPF
1 1 (3.33%) XHTML
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Configuration Management
2 26 (86.67%) Change Management
3 13 (43.33%) Critical Thinking
4 12 (40.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 12 (40.00%) ITIL
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) Time Management
6 7 (23.33%) SDLC
7 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (16.67%) Kanban
8 5 (16.67%) Scrum
9 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
10 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (10.00%) E-Discovery
10 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
10 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
11 2 (6.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) MCSA
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.33%) HND
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) IBM
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.33%) IFS
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) VMware