The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.37% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
Business Manager
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
205 223 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 97.16% 94.89% 98.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 90 44
Average daily rate £413 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £222 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.07 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.74% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.49 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the Chester region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Business Manager
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt