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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 94 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.45% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.59% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£675 £300 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +114.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.65% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +26.58%
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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
1456 1010 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.28% 76.52% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 604 469
Average daily rate £390 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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
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 1 September 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Legal
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) People Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) COBIT
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Process Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Document Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
6 1 (7.69%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
2 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Service Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Continuity Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
1 1 (7.69%) Scientific Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
1 1 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) People Management
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Process Management
4 2 (15.38%) Document Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) CMMI
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) VMware