Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 111 116
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 37 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.14% 0.94% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.15% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 23
Manchester median daily rate £425 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -14.47% -20.00%
10th Percentile £322 £160 £278
90th Percentile £581 £531 £517
North West median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £14.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.95% - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -55.38% - -

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 2,754 2,358 3,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 84.50% 82.30% 83.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,791 1,445 1,884
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £250
90th Percentile £575 £541 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 73 57
Manchester median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.21% +24.59% -1.61%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £10.80
90th Percentile £41.60 £45.00 £40.60
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -32.43% +29.63% -1.82%

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 August 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 16 August 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 -2 4 - - 1
Altrincham - 4 - - 1
Disaster Recovery
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 16 (43.24%) Service Management
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 14 (37.84%) ITIL
4 11 (29.73%) Cisco
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
6 9 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (24.32%) CCNP
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
7 8 (21.62%) Finance
7 8 (21.62%) Business Continuity
7 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
7 8 (21.62%) Firewall
8 7 (18.92%) DNS
8 7 (18.92%) DHCP
8 7 (18.92%) Information Security
8 7 (18.92%) DevOps
8 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.22%) Office 365
9 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
9 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
9 6 (16.22%) CISSP
10 5 (13.51%) Project Management
10 5 (13.51%) CISM
10 5 (13.51%) Change Management

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 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.81%) OpenStack
1 4 (10.81%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) PaaS
2 5 (13.51%) SaaS
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.81%) IaaS
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
2 7 (18.92%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (10.81%) IP Telephony
3 4 (10.81%) ISDN
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) MPLS
3 4 (10.81%) PBX
3 4 (10.81%) SSL
3 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) VLAN
3 4 (10.81%) VoIP
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) Skype
5 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.81%) DB2
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JMeter
1 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
1 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Administrator
1 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (13.51%) Service Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Field Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Office 365 Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Server Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) DBA
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Java Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
1 2 (5.41%) Thymeleaf
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) OAuth
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Smartphone
4 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.70%) CESG
6 1 (2.70%) CMDB
6 1 (2.70%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (2.70%) NHS
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Service Management
2 14 (37.84%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (21.62%) Business Continuity
5 7 (18.92%) DevOps
5 7 (18.92%) Information Security
6 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
6 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (13.51%) Availability Management
7 5 (13.51%) Change Management
7 5 (13.51%) Data Management
7 5 (13.51%) High Availability
7 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (13.51%) Network Design
7 5 (13.51%) Open Source
7 5 (13.51%) Resource Management
7 5 (13.51%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (13.51%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) Java 9
4 1 (2.70%) COBOL
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) CCNP
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.22%) CISSP
3 5 (13.51%) CCDP
3 5 (13.51%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) CISM
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (10.81%) CCNA
4 4 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (10.81%) ISEB
4 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCIE
6 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.70%) IISP
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Informatica
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
3 4 (10.81%) Veeam
4 2 (5.41%) Clearswift
4 2 (5.41%) IronPort
4 2 (5.41%) Micro Focus
4 2 (5.41%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) HP