The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Business Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 93 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 15 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.90% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.49% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £25.54 -
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1572 1828 1378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.02% 94.13% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1040 1033 840
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 69 68
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +30.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport -4 3 £425 -
Business Manager
North West

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Manchester region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 16 (51.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (48.39%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Change Management
5 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
7 5 (16.13%) Office 365
7 5 (16.13%) Skype
8 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
8 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) New Media
9 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (9.68%) Facilities Management
9 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) User Stories
9 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
10 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.45%) Local Government
10 2 (6.45%) Retail
10 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.45%) Legal
10 2 (6.45%) Advertising

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Advertising
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Local Government
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) New Media
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (48.39%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Change Management
4 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) Facilities Management
6 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.68%) User Stories
7 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.23%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (3.23%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP