The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Business Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Manager
England / South West
Rank 134 121 141
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 5 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.68% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.70% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 7
Median daily rate £449 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £340 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £453 £438
% change year-on-year
-6.07% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.45 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-38.87% -19.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2562 2842 3028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.06% 96.24% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 1892 1918
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 161 160
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -1 3 £422 +18.23% 3
Gloucestershire -1 2 £480 +6.66%
Business Manager
England

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Business Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Management
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) ISEB
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (5.26%) Contract Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
6 1 (5.26%) Back Office
6 1 (5.26%) Electronics
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (10.53%) Test Management
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) Contract Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
5 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP