The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 59 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.53% 0.61% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.66% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +43.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £353 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £373 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £398 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.92% -6.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.50 - -
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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 Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
703 603 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.99% 91.50% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 394 336
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 29 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.98 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.80% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Manager in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Business Transformation
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Agresso
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) SAP CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Confluence
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Agresso
1 2 (15.38%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (30.77%) Business Transformation
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
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