The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 69 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% 1.65% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.83% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Average daily rate
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- £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
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 Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
850 545 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.10% 90.08% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 363 504
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £47.50
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 Bristol

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Basel II
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) GPRS
4 1 (14.29%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) UMTS
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) GPRS
1 1 (14.29%) GSM
1 1 (14.29%) UMTS
1 1 (14.29%) LTE
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) Basel II
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft