Period
to 22 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Disaster Recovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 6 months to 22 February 2020 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.

Disaster Recovery
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 124 125
Rank change year-on-year +35 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 38 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.58% 1.02% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.20% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 10
Manchester median daily rate £434 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +0.59% +20.71%
10th Percentile £254 £314 £206
90th Percentile £719 £845 £489
North West median daily rate £425 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -5.56% +6.51% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Manchester median hourly rate £22.50 £24.09 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +7.79% -
10th Percentile £21.25 £21.69 £20.67
90th Percentile £23.75 £25.48 £24.02
North West median hourly rate £52.50 £24.09 £28.25
% change year-on-year +117.98% -14.74% -

Disaster Recovery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,984 2,494 2,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.70% 84.97% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,327 1,623 1,495
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £276 £256
90th Percentile £575 £588 £585
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 89
Manchester median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.84 £12.84 £12.98
90th Percentile £35.00 £32.90 £45.50
North West median hourly rate £27.17 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.88% -2.00% -7.83%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Manchester

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Manchester

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in Manchester

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Manchester

Disaster Recovery
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 Disaster Recovery within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +15 2 £450 -
Bolton +4 1 £300 -13.04%
Oldham - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £375 - 1
Disaster Recovery
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Service Management
3 8 (21.05%) WAN
3 8 (21.05%) LAN
3 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 8 (21.05%) Azure
3 8 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (18.42%) Pega
4 7 (18.42%) Performance Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Windows
4 7 (18.42%) VPN
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (18.42%) Post-Production
5 6 (15.79%) Office 365
5 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
5 6 (15.79%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
6 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
6 5 (13.16%) MPLS
6 5 (13.16%) Firewall
6 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
7 4 (10.53%) SIEM
7 4 (10.53%) DevOps
7 4 (10.53%) Capacity Management
7 4 (10.53%) Security Patching

Disaster Recovery
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 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Azure
2 6 (15.79%) Office 365
3 4 (10.53%) PaaS
3 4 (10.53%) SaaS
4 2 (5.26%) AWS
4 2 (5.26%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (2.63%) GitHub
5 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) LAN
1 8 (21.05%) WAN
2 7 (18.42%) VPN
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall
3 5 (13.16%) MPLS
4 4 (10.53%) DHCP
4 4 (10.53%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 2 (5.26%) Wireless
5 2 (5.26%) WLAN
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.63%) ISDN
6 1 (2.63%) PBX
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) MS Access
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Pega Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) DBA
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (21.05%) Service Management
3 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (18.42%) Performance Testing
3 7 (18.42%) Post-Production
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.53%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps
6 4 (10.53%) ITSM
6 4 (10.53%) Operational Stability
6 4 (10.53%) Security Patching
6 4 (10.53%) SIEM
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
8 2 (5.26%) ERP
8 2 (5.26%) Information Security
8 2 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.89%) CCNA
2 3 (7.89%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) BS7799
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) Docker
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) Pega
4 3 (7.89%) F5
4 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Proofpoint
5 2 (5.26%) Veritas
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Qualys