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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 86 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.072% 0.72% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.98% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +144.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.15 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £14.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+114.03% -32.14%
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
1030 815 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.15% 73.62% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 427 383
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -20.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.70 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) PaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) VMware