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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 129 132 132
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 16 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.47% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.50% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 15
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £47.39 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+16.05% -21.01%
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
2874 3028 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.29% 95.85% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1850 1944 1864
Median daily rate £365 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 201 178
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.02 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.62% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.83 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire -3 6 £500 -
Devon +8 4 £375 +15.38%
Bristol +5 4 £314 -12.89% 1
Dorset -8 2 £473 +26.00%
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 13 (39.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) Project Management
4 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 8 (24.24%) Finance
6 5 (15.15%) Change Management
6 5 (15.15%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (12.12%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (12.12%) Retail
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) SAP
8 3 (9.09%) ERP
8 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Critical Success Factor
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
9 2 (6.06%) CRM
9 2 (6.06%) SQL
9 2 (6.06%) Back Office
9 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.06%) MS Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA Agile
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
2 1 (3.03%) Psychology
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (30.30%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) Target Operating Model
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (6.06%) CRM
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Process Management
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (3.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft