The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 89 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 5 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.81% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Median daily rate £345 £338 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -28.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £312 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £385 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.70% -1.33%  

Business Continuity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1072 1486 1253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.97% 83.34% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 899 674
Median daily rate £388 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in Manchester

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Continuity in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Manchester

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in Manchester

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in Manchester

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £345 -
Business Continuity
North West

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Intel
4 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) IronPort
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Life Science
6 2 (18.18%) RightFax
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Service Planning Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Strategy Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Intel
2 2 (18.18%) IronPort
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) RightFax
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) PlateSpin
3 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) VMware