Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Business Manager
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 119 141
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 9 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 1.00% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.06% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 11
Manchester median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% +7.38%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £300
90th Percentile £493 £581 £450
North West median daily rate £450 £465 £406
% change year-on-year -3.23% +14.46% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2792 3383 3570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.31% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1757 2151 2061
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £233 £240 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 84 140
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £39.25 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.22 £20.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -20.90% +27.81%

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Business Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in Manchester

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in Manchester

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Manager in Manchester

Business Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Manager in Manchester

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 1 - -
Salford - 1 - -
Business Manager
North West

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Manchester region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle