The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 87 82 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 8 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.32% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.34% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
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£400 - £341
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +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 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
1524 1180 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.87% 95.39% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 665 532
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 85
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Oldham - 1 £300 -
Stockport - 1 £300 - 1
Business Manager
North West

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) MS Project
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Local Government
4 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
5 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Management Information System

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle