The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 132 126 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 12 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.33% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.35% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£351 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £369 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.39 - £47.00
Business Manager
England

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
2999 2857 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.72% 93.12% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1911 1860 1233
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 172 140
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire +3 4 £450 - 2
Bristol -5 3 £361 -11.26%
Devon +1 2 £325 -18.75% 1
Cornwall - 1 £300 -
Wiltshire - 1 £575 - 2
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (22.58%) Finance
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 5 (16.13%) C
3 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (9.68%) Banking
5 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
5 3 (9.68%) Coaching
6 2 (6.45%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) QA
6 2 (6.45%) Military
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Information Management
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.23%) Back Office
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) CISM
7 1 (3.23%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Military
5 1 (3.23%) Billing
5 1 (3.23%) Back Office
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
1 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Coaching
3 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.45%) Information Management
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.23%) Dependency Management
5 1 (3.23%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (3.23%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) CISMP
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle
1 1 (3.23%) SAP
1 1 (3.23%) Pegasus
1 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago