Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 127 132
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -17
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 20 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.74% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.86% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 15
Manchester median daily rate £423 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.71% +16.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £206 £312 £262
90th Percentile £489 £480 £620
North West median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £22.35 - -
North West median hourly rate £28.25 - £54.00

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 2,233 2,560 3,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.07% 84.66% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,446 1,622 1,860
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £238
90th Percentile £586 £562 £538
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 38 86
Manchester median hourly rate £18.77 £18.00 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -4.41% +25.53%
10th Percentile £12.86 £12.60 £12.30
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.13 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £26.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year -13.36% -17.71% +67.10%

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 February 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 18 February 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 - 3 £438 -
Altrincham - 1 - - 2
Disaster Recovery
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 9 (45.00%) Service Management
3 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (35.00%) Office 365
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (30.00%) Task Automation
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
6 6 (30.00%) Citrix
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (25.00%) NetApp
7 5 (25.00%) McAfee
7 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 5 (25.00%) Micro Focus
7 5 (25.00%) Clearswift
7 5 (25.00%) DHCP
7 5 (25.00%) DNS
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 5 (25.00%) SUSE
7 5 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (25.00%) Lumension
7 5 (25.00%) WSUS
7 5 (25.00%) IronPort

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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
1 5 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Support Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Security
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Service Continuity Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
3 6 (30.00%) Task Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (25.00%) Email Filtering
4 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Runbook
7 2 (10.00%) Information Security
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) BCP
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) Compliance Audit
8 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
8 1 (5.00%) IT Strategy
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
1 5 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 5 (25.00%) IronPort
3 5 (25.00%) Lumension
3 5 (25.00%) McAfee
3 5 (25.00%) Micro Focus
3 5 (25.00%) MobileIron
3 5 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) VMware