The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Halifax region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 23 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.71% - 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £520
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £471
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
164 96 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 93.71% 88.07% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 70 220
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Business Manager
West Yorkshire

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Business Manager
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
4 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
6 1 (12.50%) MS Project
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
4 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft