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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 75 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 13 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 1.02% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.46% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.52% -15.00%
Disaster Recovery
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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
1076 892 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.80% 70.29% 72.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 448 347
Average daily rate £365 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 43
Average hourly rate £16.72 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.12% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 12 (46.15%) Oracle
1 12 (46.15%) Business Continuity
2 11 (42.31%) SAN
2 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) UNIX
4 9 (34.62%) Migration
4 9 (34.62%) Replication
5 8 (30.77%) VMware
5 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (30.77%) NAS
5 8 (30.77%) Firewall
5 8 (30.77%) WAN
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco
5 8 (30.77%) EMC
5 8 (30.77%) Solaris
6 7 (26.92%) IIS
6 7 (26.92%) Nortel
6 7 (26.92%) Wireless
6 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
6 7 (26.92%) DMZ
6 7 (26.92%) MPLS
6 7 (26.92%) OSPF
6 7 (26.92%) BGP
6 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
6 7 (26.92%) EIGRP
6 7 (26.92%) Citrix

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (26.92%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) SAN
2 8 (30.77%) NAS
2 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) WAN
3 7 (26.92%) Wireless
3 7 (26.92%) DMZ
3 7 (26.92%) MPLS
3 7 (26.92%) OSPF
3 7 (26.92%) BGP
3 7 (26.92%) EIGRP
3 7 (26.92%) Internet
3 7 (26.92%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (26.92%) VPLS
3 7 (26.92%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
1 3 (11.54%) JMeter
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.85%) Progress DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
2 9 (34.62%) Replication
3 7 (26.92%) Clustering
3 7 (26.92%) Celerra
4 1 (3.85%) Life Science
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) UNIX
3 8 (30.77%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Business Continuity
2 9 (34.62%) Migration
3 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 6 (23.08%) Change Control
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Database Security
7 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) People Management
7 1 (3.85%) Server Building
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) ERP
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) COBIT
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (26.92%) Terminal Services
3 7 (26.92%) XenApp
3 7 (26.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
3 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (3.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco
3 8 (30.77%) EMC
4 7 (26.92%) Nortel
4 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
4 7 (26.92%) Citrix
4 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.54%) Avaya
6 2 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Brocade
7 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) Progress
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas
7 1 (3.85%) Sun
7 1 (3.85%) QAD
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 8 days ago