The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 55 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 10 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.15% - 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Average daily rate
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£390 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 - -
Business Manager
North West

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
807 754 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.76% 91.73% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 350 468
Average daily rate £380 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 44
Average hourly rate £15.50 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.87% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.77 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Manager in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Business Manager
North West

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Business Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Manager in their job title.

1 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.33%) VBA
5 2 (8.33%) MS Project
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (8.33%) Avaya
5 2 (8.33%) Back Office
5 2 (8.33%) CMS
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.33%) WFM
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.33%) German Language
5 2 (8.33%) QA
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Business Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Project
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 2 (8.33%) German Language
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.33%) WFM
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 2 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft