Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 125 120
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +11
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 27 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 0.60% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.72% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 21
Manchester median daily rate £406 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.27% +20.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £294 £259 £310
90th Percentile £863 £458 £519
North West median daily rate £450 £420 £369
% change year-on-year +7.14% +13.90% +22.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £22.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.78% - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 -
% change year-on-year +2.65% - -

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 2,459 2,364 2,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.96% 83.68% 86.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,583 1,537 1,734
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £420 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 90 47
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +17.19% -36.00%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £33.53 £40.43 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.78 £22.42
% change year-on-year +8.59% -2.87% -25.63%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -5 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security
3 6 (22.22%) Finance
4 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 4 (14.81%) Service Management
5 4 (14.81%) LAN
5 4 (14.81%) WAN
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) SCCM
5 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Office 365
6 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) Skype
4 2 (7.41%) SSL
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.70%) ISDN
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) PBX
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) EDRMS
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.70%) GitLab
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) DBA
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Head of IT
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Migration Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) AIX
6 1 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 6 (22.22%) Information Security
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
2 4 (14.81%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (11.11%) Server Management
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Contract Negotiation
4 2 (7.41%) Due Diligence
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.41%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) CISSP
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.41%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.41%) CISM
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CISA
5 1 (3.70%) CISMP
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ISEB
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) OpenView
2 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Veeam
4 2 (7.41%) Veritas
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Lumension
5 1 (3.70%) McAfee
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds