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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 134 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 24 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.60% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.64% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 17
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£400 £408 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £364 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.39 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.39 - £47.00
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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
3562 2812 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.05% 93.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 1521 1204
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 193 193
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.08 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Manchester -3 9 £400 - 1
Cheshire -10 9 £538 +37.82% 3
Cumbria - 3 £390 -
Merseyside -12 2 - - 2
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 25 (39.68%) Project Management
3 13 (20.63%) Banking
4 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
5 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
6 8 (12.70%) Change Management
6 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (7.94%) PRINCE
9 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
10 4 (6.35%) Degree
10 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (6.35%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.35%) Business Transformation
10 4 (6.35%) Legal
10 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (6.35%) SAP
11 3 (4.76%) Retail
11 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.76%) Budget Control
11 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.76%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.17%) MS Project
1 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) TrackWise
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) QlikView
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Banking
3 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (6.35%) Legal
6 3 (4.76%) Retail
7 2 (3.17%) Local Government
8 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Project Management
2 8 (12.70%) Change Management
2 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.94%) PRINCE
5 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.35%) Business Transformation
7 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.76%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.76%) Budget Control
8 2 (3.17%) Workflow
8 2 (3.17%) Migration
8 2 (3.17%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C
1 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.17%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CIPD
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
1 1 (1.59%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) SAP
2 1 (1.59%) Northgate
2 1 (1.59%) Capita
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle
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