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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 79 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 15 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 0.71% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.98% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +14.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+9.82% +52.20%
Disaster Recovery
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
1132 916 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.17% 72.07% 72.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 491 398
Average daily rate £370 £340 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 37
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 14 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 11 (39.29%) UNIX
3 11 (39.29%) SAN
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) Migration
5 9 (32.14%) Replication
6 8 (28.57%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) Firewall
6 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (28.57%) NAS
6 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 8 (28.57%) EMC
6 8 (28.57%) WAN
6 8 (28.57%) Cisco
6 8 (28.57%) Solaris
7 7 (25.00%) IIS
7 7 (25.00%) Nortel
7 7 (25.00%) Citrix
7 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (25.00%) DMZ
7 7 (25.00%) Terminal Services
7 7 (25.00%) Internet
7 7 (25.00%) MPLS
7 7 (25.00%) OSPF
7 7 (25.00%) BGP
7 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) SAN
2 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) WAN
2 8 (28.57%) NAS
3 7 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (25.00%) Wireless
3 7 (25.00%) VPLS
3 7 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (25.00%) DMZ
3 7 (25.00%) Internet
3 7 (25.00%) MPLS
3 7 (25.00%) OSPF
3 7 (25.00%) BGP
3 7 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
1 3 (10.71%) JMeter
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Continuity Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 9 (32.14%) Replication
3 7 (25.00%) Clustering
3 7 (25.00%) Celerra
3 7 (25.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) UNIX
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (32.14%) Migration
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Change Control
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Load Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.14%) ITSM
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.14%) Process Management
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Coaching
7 2 (7.14%) People Management
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) COBIT
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (25.00%) XenApp
2 7 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView
3 1 (3.57%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) EMC
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (25.00%) Nortel
4 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) QAD
7 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Veritas
7 1 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (3.57%) SAP