The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 42 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.33% 2.52% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.63% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£365 £525 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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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 Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
351 228 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.35% 95.80% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 126 133
Average daily rate £410 £319 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.62% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.94 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Business Manager
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Publishing
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (25.00%) DTV
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP