The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 24 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.49% 1.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £525 £455 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
232 234 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.27% 94.35% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 126 169
Average daily rate £325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Manager
Oxfordshire

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Business Manager
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Publishing
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (22.22%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago