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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 122 144 121
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 30 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.45% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.47% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 6
Median daily rate £500 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £559 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £462 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £20.00 £66.50
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -69.92%
Business Manager
England

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
3285 4002 2901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 95.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2073 2379 1604
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 200 186
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.98 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 19 £500 +25.00% 2
Cheshire +4 4 £525 -2.32%
Lancashire +16 1 £303 -41.82% 1
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 27 (35.53%) Project Management
2 25 (32.89%) Business Analysis
3 24 (31.58%) Finance
4 22 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (26.32%) Change Management
6 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (17.11%) Back Office
9 12 (15.79%) Process Management
9 12 (15.79%) Validation
9 12 (15.79%) Data Mining
10 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (10.53%) SAP
11 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (9.21%) AIFMD
11 7 (9.21%) UCITS
12 6 (7.89%) Retail
12 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
12 6 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
13 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
13 5 (6.58%) Skype
13 5 (6.58%) Office 365
13 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
13 5 (6.58%) User Stories
14 4 (5.26%) Banking
14 4 (5.26%) Logistics
14 4 (5.26%) Oracle
14 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange

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 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
1 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Project
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.32%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Skype
2 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Back Office
3 6 (7.89%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) International Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) Apache Flex
1 1 (1.32%) CSS
1 1 (1.32%) Flash
1 1 (1.32%) HTML
1 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) New Media
3 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.32%) NHS
3 1 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
1 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Project Management
2 25 (32.89%) Business Analysis
3 22 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (26.32%) Change Management
5 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (15.79%) Process Management
6 12 (15.79%) Validation
7 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.58%) User Stories
11 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.26%) Logistics
11 4 (5.26%) Scrum
12 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (3.95%) CRM
12 3 (3.95%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (3.95%) Software Delivery
12 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) Java
1 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) BC Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ACCA
4 1 (1.32%) CIMA
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) AIFMD
1 7 (9.21%) UCITS
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) SAP
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) hybris
4 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com