The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 51 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.02% 0.86% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.88% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£455 £275 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.45% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £393 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.50 - -
Business Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
563 453 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.59% 97.63% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 251 216
Average daily rate £350 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 49
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £24.00
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 Oxfordshire

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 5 £435 +58.18% 2
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - - 1
Business Manager
South East

Business Manager
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (55.56%) Project Management
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) MS Project
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
5 1 (11.11%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (44.44%) MS Project
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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