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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 97 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 9 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.14% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.18% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate £538 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £399 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £30.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-47.24% +117.85%
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
1483 1106 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.84% 77.45% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 669 479
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.50 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Document Management
6 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
7 1 (7.69%) ISO22301
7 1 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) Statistics
7 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Service Manager
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Information
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Security
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Service Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Operational Risk Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Operational Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Continuity Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Life Science
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Document Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) BCP
6 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISA
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) ISO22301
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) VMware