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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 79 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 10 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.73% 0.49% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.66% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 12
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£725 £388 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.09% +1.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.64% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.79% +2.63%
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
1015 908 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.52% 74.73% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 478 495
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 52
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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
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 19 September 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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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
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 1
Sale - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Disaster Recovery
North West

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 6 (31.58%) Clustering
3 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) SCCM
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) SCOM
4 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
4 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 4 (21.05%) IPsec
5 4 (21.05%) Avaya
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) IIS
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (21.05%) SCSM
5 4 (21.05%) 3PAR

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (10.53%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) Wireless
3 4 (21.05%) IPsec
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
6 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.26%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) DTS
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Database Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Continuity Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Head of Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) SWIFT
2 2 (10.53%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) CRM
2 2 (10.53%) ERP
2 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
2 2 (10.53%) Information Security
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Coaching
3 1 (5.26%) People Management
3 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) ABAP
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CISA
1 1 (5.26%) CISM
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 5 (26.32%) SCOM
3 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
3 4 (21.05%) SCSM
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Avaya
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Nortel
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia
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