The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 123 118 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 34 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.55% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.60% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 9
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£378 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £393 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £452 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.45 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.45 £60.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +60.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3469 2839 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.18% 92.42% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1965 1536 1037
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 180 170
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.18 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.67 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Cheshire -6 15 £413 +3.12%
Manchester -1 8 £410 +2.50% 4
Cumbria - 6 £378 - 2
Merseyside -12 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 23 (40.35%) Project Management
2 21 (36.84%) Finance
3 14 (24.56%) Banking
4 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
5 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 8 (14.04%) Change Management
7 7 (12.28%) Manufacturing
8 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.77%) PRINCE
9 5 (8.77%) Workflow
9 5 (8.77%) User Experience
10 4 (7.02%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
10 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (7.02%) Windows
11 3 (5.26%) SAP
11 3 (5.26%) ITIL
11 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.26%) Legal
11 3 (5.26%) Business Transformation
11 3 (5.26%) Degree
11 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
11 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (3.51%) QlikView
12 2 (3.51%) Performance Management

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (3.51%) MS Project
1 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) QlikView
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 2 (3.51%) Retail
7 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) User Experience
2 4 (7.02%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Project Management
2 8 (14.04%) Change Management
3 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.77%) PRINCE
4 5 (8.77%) Workflow
5 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.26%) ITIL
5 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.26%) Business Transformation
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.51%) Budget Control
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.75%) XenApp
1 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) MOM
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (1.75%) Citrix
2 1 (1.75%) VMware
2 1 (1.75%) Northgate
2 1 (1.75%) Capita
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