The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Business Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Manager
North West / Cheshire
Rank 42 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 0.33% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.36% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £475 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £366 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £660 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
469 834 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.13% 92.77% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 536 392
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 43
Median hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.06% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £35.00 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Manager across the Cheshire region.

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Manager across the Cheshire region.

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Chester 0 1 £225 -55.00%
Northwich - 1 £500 -
Business Manager
North West

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Business Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Local Government
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Advertising
6 1 (9.09%) Billing
6 1 (9.09%) Skype
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
6 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
6 1 (9.09%) Data Quality

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) SAP