The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery 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 Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 95 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.80% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £725 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.06% +70.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £365
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.09%
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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
1430 1004 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.26% 76.70% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 599 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 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 £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Disaster Recovery 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 Disaster Recovery.

1 8 (33.33%) Finance
1 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Legal
3 5 (20.83%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
4 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.67%) SAN
4 4 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (12.50%) JMeter
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 3 (12.50%) Windows
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) ISEB
5 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) People Management
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Disaster Recovery 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 Disaster Recovery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.17%) nginx
1 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 3 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Legal
3 4 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) DBA
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Service Continuity Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Progress DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Coaching
4 2 (8.33%) People Management
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.33%) Process Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITSM
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) E-business
5 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
2 1 (4.17%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) OpenView
3 1 (4.17%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) SmartStream
3 2 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Veritas
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) QAD
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Progress
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Brocade
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
4 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
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