Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 115 125
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 0
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 32 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.02% 0.84% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.03% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 20
Manchester median daily rate £388 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +18.42% +26.67%
10th Percentile £290 £185 £297
90th Percentile £488 £531 £521
North West median daily rate £425 £423 £363
% change year-on-year +0.59% +16.55% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £18.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.93% - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £22.35 -
% change year-on-year +29.78% - -

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 2,581 2,434 3,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.88% 82.12% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,662 1,552 1,930
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £257 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 86 65
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +22.95% -21.79%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.75 £10.93
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -18.52% +28.30% -31.05%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 -4 3 - - 2
Disaster Recovery
North West

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
4 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 10 (31.25%) ITIL
5 9 (28.13%) Firewall
6 8 (25.00%) Service Management
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (25.00%) Office 365
7 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
7 7 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Business Continuity
8 6 (18.75%) Information Security
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 6 (18.75%) CCNP
8 6 (18.75%) LAN
8 6 (18.75%) WAN
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco
8 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.63%) Change Management
9 5 (15.63%) Degree
9 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (15.63%) SCCM
9 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
10 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.25%) SAS
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) IaaS
3 2 (6.25%) PaaS
3 2 (6.25%) SaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
2 6 (18.75%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) SSL
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
4 3 (9.38%) ISDN
4 3 (9.38%) MPLS
4 3 (9.38%) PBX
4 3 (9.38%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) VLAN
4 3 (9.38%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) NAS
5 2 (6.25%) Skype
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
3 2 (6.25%) EDRMS
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.13%) GitLab
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Field Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365 Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Administrator
2 4 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) DBA
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Migration Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
2 3 (9.38%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (25.00%) Service Management
3 7 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (18.75%) Business Continuity
4 6 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) Information Security
5 5 (15.63%) Change Management
5 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) ITSM
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Network Design
7 3 (9.38%) High Availability
7 3 (9.38%) Informatics
7 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Release Management
7 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
7 3 (9.38%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CCNP
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) CISSP
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (9.38%) ISEB
4 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.25%) CCDP
5 2 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) CISM
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CCIE
6 1 (3.13%) CISA
6 1 (3.13%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) COBIT
2 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.13%) Docker
5 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) OpenView
2 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Informatica
5 2 (6.25%) Veeam
5 2 (6.25%) Veritas
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) Lumension
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds