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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 84 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 8 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 0.56% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.59% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Median daily rate £338 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-33.75% -

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
1329 1861 1325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.13% 94.95% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 1070 784
Median daily rate £375 £370 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £524 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 59 69
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 14 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 14 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (32.14%) Business Analysis
3 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.00%) Change Management
4 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.86%) Office 365
6 5 (17.86%) Skype
7 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Facilities Management
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.14%) Change Control
9 2 (7.14%) New Media
9 2 (7.14%) User Stories
9 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
9 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Local Government
9 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.57%) QlikView
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.14%) New Media
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) PMI
2 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Project Management
1 14 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (32.14%) Business Analysis
3 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.00%) Change Management
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Facilities Management
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.14%) Change Control
7 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) User Stories
7 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Python
1 1 (3.57%) R
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) APMG
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.57%) PMP
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) SAP