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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 89 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 18 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 1.02% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.33% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 9
Average daily rate £356 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £326 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+39.34% +74.28%
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
1481 1279 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.64% 76.54% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 689 538
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 41
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £17.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 14 (45.16%) Business Continuity
3 10 (32.26%) Problem Management
3 10 (32.26%) Service Management
4 9 (29.03%) Project Management
5 8 (25.81%) Unix
6 7 (22.58%) IBM
7 5 (16.13%) AIX
7 5 (16.13%) Mainframe
7 5 (16.13%) High Availability
8 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
8 4 (12.90%) ITSM
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle
8 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) DB2
9 3 (9.68%) Windows
9 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.68%) Finance
9 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.68%) Replication
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
9 3 (9.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
10 2 (6.45%) LexisNexis
10 2 (6.45%) WinSCP
10 2 (6.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) WinSCP
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) MS Access
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Easytrieve
3 1 (3.23%) IDMS
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
1 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
1 2 (6.45%) Toad
2 1 (3.23%) CA Gen
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) tSQLt
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Service Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Service Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Service Continuity Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Service Planning Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Strategy Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) AIX Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Mainframe Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Author
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Life Science
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Unix
2 5 (16.13%) AIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) HPUX
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) SUSE
4 2 (6.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) zOS
5 1 (3.23%) OS/400
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 14 (45.16%) Business Continuity
3 10 (32.26%) Problem Management
3 10 (32.26%) Service Management
4 9 (29.03%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) High Availability
6 4 (12.90%) ITSM
6 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.45%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (3.23%) COBOL
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) DameWare
1 2 (6.45%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.23%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) IBM
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) LexisNexis
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) CA
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) RedGate
5 1 (3.23%) VMware