Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 21 November 2017 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 69 107
Rank change year-on-year -29 +38 -15
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 102 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.41% 3.77% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 4.48% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 73 13
North East median daily rate £463 £295 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.78% -4.84% -4.62%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £260
90th Percentile £625 £465 £350
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 -
England median hourly rate £26.05 £32.40 £19.50
% change year-on-year -19.59% +66.15% -40.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1036 2279 1675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 84.23% 84.28% 83.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 1576 1067
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 92 75
North East median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +64.71% -10.05%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.01 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £36.00 £34.50
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in the North East

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Release Management in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in the North East

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in the North East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in the North East

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in the North East

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -23 5 £463 +56.78% 1
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North East region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 2 (40.00%) BT
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) PureDisk
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (20.00%) arcserve
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Payroll Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Proactive Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) PureDisk
1 1 (20.00%) Simpana
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) arcserve
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec