The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 78 64 91
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +27
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.82% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.14% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
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£300 £140 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -38.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £340 £368
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.08 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.80
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.25%
Business Continuity
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
953 880 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.08% 72.13% 65.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 471 474
Average daily rate £338 £333 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Continuity across the Manchester region.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Manchester region.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 2
Stockport - - - -
Business Continuity
North West

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity.

1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Middleware
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) Firmware
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Sybase
4 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 3 (21.43%) Apache
4 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
4 3 (21.43%) BPR
4 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Change Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Business Change Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Regular Expression
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 2 (14.29%) GIS
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Management
2 3 (21.43%) BPR
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) CISA
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) RHEV
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) IBM
1 3 (21.43%) EMC
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix
1 3 (21.43%) NetApp
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) SAP