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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 87 87
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 13 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.99% 0.84% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.00% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 5
Median daily rate £325 £338 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -28.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £286 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -54.16% +45.45%  

Disaster Recovery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1067 1496 1285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.89% 83.67% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 907 688
Median daily rate £385 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £345 -
Salford - 1 £160 - 1
Disaster Recovery
North West

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
1 11 (44.00%) Service Management
2 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (24.00%) Office 365
6 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (20.00%) DNS
6 5 (20.00%) Migration
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (16.00%) arcserve
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco
7 4 (16.00%) IBM
7 4 (16.00%) Citrix
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (12.00%) SCOM
8 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (12.00%) XenApp

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) SSL
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) VLAN
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) PBX
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Data Centre Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Service Planning Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Strategy Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
1 11 (44.00%) Service Management
2 7 (28.00%) Business Continuity
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) ITSM
5 3 (12.00%) Security Patching
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (8.00%) Informatics
7 1 (4.00%) ETL
7 1 (4.00%) High Availability
7 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CCNA
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (12.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) arcserve
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) CommVault
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.00%) Intel
5 2 (8.00%) IronPort
5 2 (8.00%) RightFax
6 1 (4.00%) Informatica
6 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
Salford, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £150 to £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago