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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 94 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 12 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.55% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £300 £408 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+170.27% +5.71%
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
1501 1083 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.71% 77.47% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 666 460
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
3 6 (22.22%) Service Management
3 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (18.52%) High Availability
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.81%) DB2
5 4 (14.81%) Unix
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
6 3 (11.11%) Informatica
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Replication
6 3 (11.11%) Firewall
6 3 (11.11%) ITSM
6 3 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) MS Visio

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) CICS
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.41%) WinSCP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (14.81%) DB2
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (7.41%) MS Access
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.70%) Easytrieve
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
1 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
1 2 (7.41%) Toad
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) CA Gen
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) tSQLt
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) DBA
2 4 (14.81%) OAT Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) OAT Test Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Continuity Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL Service Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.70%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
3 6 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Service Management
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) High Availability
4 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) ITSM
5 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Document Management
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (3.70%) COBOL
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) BC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CISA
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) ISO22301
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) DameWare
1 2 (7.41%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) Informatica
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) LexisNexis
5 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.70%) CA
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (3.70%) Red Gate
5 1 (3.70%) SmartStream
5 1 (3.70%) VMware