The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 81 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.79% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.07% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
Average daily rate
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£725 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% +15.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
861 840 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.44% 73.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 450 459
Average daily rate £350 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 44
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Disaster Recovery
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Disaster Recovery
North West

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (40.00%) SQL
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) CRM
2 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) Clustering
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (20.00%) SCSM
4 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (20.00%) SCCM
4 4 (20.00%) SCOM
4 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) IPsec
4 4 (20.00%) Avaya
4 4 (20.00%) SAN
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (20.00%) IIS
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.00%) NetWeaver
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) Wireless
3 4 (20.00%) IPsec
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) CTI
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) FMCG
2 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) BCP
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) ABAP
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) CISA
1 1 (5.00%) CISM
1 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
1 4 (20.00%) SCSM
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Avaya
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) VMware