Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 115 114
Rank change year-on-year +36 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 64 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.26% 1.18% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.36% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 19
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.77% -13.33%
10th Percentile £320 £309 £160
90th Percentile £510 £573 £526
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Manchester median hourly rate £25.67 £29.00 £14.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.48% +104.95% -
North West median hourly rate £25.67 £28.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year -9.93% -56.15% -

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 2,442 2,784 2,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.41% 86.11% 82.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,599 1,807 1,396
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 91 65
Manchester median hourly rate £17.36 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.36% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.00 £44.50
North West median hourly rate £25.34 £23.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -34.03% +28.57%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +11 6 £400 - 1
Bolton - 2 £345 - 3
Disaster Recovery
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 36 (56.25%) Windows
2 31 (48.44%) Windows Server
3 30 (46.88%) High Availability
3 30 (46.88%) VMware
4 23 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (32.81%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (32.81%) Data Centre
5 21 (32.81%) Migration
5 21 (32.81%) SQL
6 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
7 17 (26.56%) Management Information System
8 15 (23.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (23.44%) Supplier Relationship Management
9 14 (21.88%) Oracle
10 13 (20.31%) Validation
10 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
10 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
10 13 (20.31%) Driving Licence
11 11 (17.19%) Red Hat
12 10 (15.63%) ITIL
12 10 (15.63%) Solaris
12 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
13 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (12.50%) Capacity Management
14 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (12.50%) Legal
15 7 (10.94%) Firewall
15 7 (10.94%) DHCP
15 7 (10.94%) DNS
15 7 (10.94%) 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 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) DHCP
1 7 (10.94%) DNS
1 7 (10.94%) Firewall
2 5 (7.81%) LAN
2 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.81%) WAN
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 4 (6.25%) ISDN
3 4 (6.25%) MPLS
3 4 (6.25%) Network Security
3 4 (6.25%) PBX
3 4 (6.25%) SSL
3 4 (6.25%) VLAN
3 4 (6.25%) VPN
4 3 (4.69%) Intranet
4 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.69%) VoIP
5 2 (3.13%) POP3
5 2 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) CircleCI
2 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) git-flow
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (12.50%) Legal
2 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.81%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) DBA
2 13 (20.31%) Administrator
3 11 (17.19%) SQL DBA
4 7 (10.94%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (9.38%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Hadoop Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Programme Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.69%) Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Business Continuity Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Business Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Middleware
2 2 (3.13%) JSON
2 2 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) Express
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Data Centre
2 17 (26.56%) Management Information System
3 13 (20.31%) Driving Licence
4 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.81%) Public Cloud
6 4 (6.25%) Smartphone
7 3 (4.69%) Replication
8 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (56.25%) Windows
2 31 (48.44%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.63%) Solaris
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) Linux
6 1 (1.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) High Availability
2 21 (32.81%) Capacity Planning
2 21 (32.81%) Migration
3 15 (23.44%) Supplier Relationship Management
3 15 (23.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (20.31%) Validation
5 10 (15.63%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
8 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.38%) DevOps
8 6 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.81%) Availability Management
9 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (7.81%) Service Management
9 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.13%) Python
3 2 (3.13%) Scala
4 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.56%) Groovy
4 1 (1.56%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) Ruby
4 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
1 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) CCNA
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.69%) ISEB
3 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) CCNP
4 2 (3.13%) MCITP
4 2 (3.13%) MCTS
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.69%) PMO
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.25%) vSphere
4 3 (4.69%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.13%) XenApp
6 1 (1.56%) Docker
6 1 (1.56%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.56%) Ansible
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.56%) Rancher
3 1 (1.56%) Terraform
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) VMware
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle
3 11 (17.19%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.69%) EMC
7 2 (3.13%) Brocade
7 2 (3.13%) Citrix
7 2 (3.13%) Dell
7 2 (3.13%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (3.13%) RightFax
7 2 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (1.56%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.56%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.56%) F5
8 1 (1.56%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.56%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.56%) Veeam