The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 3 months to 26 June 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 57 55
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 68 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.30% 4.83% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 5.51% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 56 2
Median daily rate £468 £280 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.96% +28.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £313 £248
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.83 £35.50 £20.59
% change year-on-year -55.40% +72.39%  

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 338 1235 495
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.56% 87.78% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 830 326
Median daily rate £385 £325 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% -18.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 67 32
Median hourly rate £34.00 £28.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +78.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Release Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Tyne and Wear

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Tyne and Wear

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Tyne and Wear

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management 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 June 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 +20 5 £468 +66.96% 3
Release Management
North East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (40.00%) Perfmon
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) QMS
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) BT
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government

Release Management
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Principal Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) MVS
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) QMS
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BT
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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