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 22 June 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.

Business Continuity
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +15.33% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -43.92% -32.50%  

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 1104 1507 1143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.17% 82.21% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 912 655
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 32
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -11.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Intel
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Practice Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (25.00%) IronPort
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) RightFax
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Business Continuity
Co-occurring 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Messaging Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Practice Management
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (25.00%) Workload Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Contract Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Intel
2 2 (25.00%) IronPort
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) RightFax
3 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin
3 1 (12.50%) VMware