The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Manager
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 21 29 27
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.96% 1.32% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.39% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £225 £588 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.70% +42.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.45 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year -38.87% -19.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 95 144 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 91.35% 95.36% 97.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 99 118
Median daily rate £375 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 24
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -38.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in Chester

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Manager in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in Chester

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Chester region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Local Government
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 4 (100.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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