The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 73 67 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.89% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.20% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate
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£319 £276 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +25.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
870 831 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.49% 73.74% 66.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 445 466
Average daily rate £350 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 44
Average hourly rate £15.79 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Continuity
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Business Continuity
North West

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) Firmware
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) Apache
4 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Sybase
4 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
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 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
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%) IT Security Engineer
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
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 2 (14.29%) GIS
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) BPR
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) BCP
5 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) CISA
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) RHEV
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Sybase
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) EMC
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) NetApp
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat