The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Business Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Manager
England / North West
Rank 120 135 124
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 17 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.69% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 14
Median daily rate £388 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £347 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £700 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £448
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.45 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-38.87% -19.19%

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
2459 3641 3195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.80% 94.94% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 2167 1733
Median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 198 201
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +10 9 £388 -21.31% 1
Cheshire +31 4 £225 -53.84% 1
Merseyside +2 3 £500 -28.57%
Business Manager
England

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 North West region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 17 (37.78%) Project Management
2 12 (26.67%) Change Management
3 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2
4 9 (20.00%) Finance
4 9 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 8 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (17.78%) SAP
6 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.33%) Banking
7 6 (13.33%) Local Government
7 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 6 (13.33%) ERP
7 6 (13.33%) PMO
8 5 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
9 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.89%) Analytics
10 3 (6.67%) Facilities Management
10 3 (6.67%) Process Improvement
10 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.67%) Matrix Management
10 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (6.67%) Oracle
10 3 (6.67%) CRM
10 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
11 2 (4.44%) Back Office
11 2 (4.44%) GAP Analysis

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.22%) MS Office
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) SAP WM
2 1 (2.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
1 1 (2.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.22%) QlikView
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Local Government
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) Life Science
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) PMI
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Project Management
1 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (26.67%) Change Management
3 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2
4 9 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.33%) ERP
6 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.67%) CRM
9 3 (6.67%) Facilities Management
9 3 (6.67%) Matrix Management
9 3 (6.67%) Process Improvement
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.44%) Change Control
10 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.44%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Python
1 1 (2.22%) R
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) APMG
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) PMO
2 1 (2.22%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) SAP
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos