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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 64 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 9 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.92% 1.25% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.34% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£538 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.82% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.39 - £47.00
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
902 748 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.32% 93.85% 91.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 391 291
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 47
Average hourly rate £16.92 £15.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -50.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
Chester - 3 £650 -
Warrington -4 2 - - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Business Manager
North West

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) Project Management
3 11 (40.74%) Banking
4 7 (25.93%) Change Management
5 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
7 4 (14.81%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (11.11%) Budget Control
8 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) SAP
9 2 (7.41%) Legal
9 2 (7.41%) Migration
9 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.41%) Workflow
9 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
9 2 (7.41%) SaaS
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
9 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) QlikView
9 2 (7.41%) Software Asset Management
9 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
10 1 (3.70%) User Experience
10 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) QlikView
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 7 (25.93%) Change Management
3 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
6 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.11%) Budget Control
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
7 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.41%) Software Asset Management
7 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) SAP