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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 124 113 126
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 17 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.66% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 14
Median daily rate £419 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £327 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £518 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.45 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+13.53% -19.25%
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
2790 2879 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.38% 95.65% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1809 1811
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 177 201
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.82 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.97% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +4 4 £488 - 2
Dorset -5 4 £413 +10.00% 1
Bristol -9 4 £314 -18.44% 1
Somerset +8 2 £375 -11.76%
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (33.33%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 9 (25.00%) Finance
4 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 7 (19.44%) Change Management
7 6 (16.67%) SAP
7 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
7 6 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.11%) Banking
9 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
10 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.33%) SQL
10 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
10 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.33%) Marketing
10 3 (8.33%) Degree
11 2 (5.56%) MS Office
11 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (5.56%) Retail
11 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (5.56%) ERP

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 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.78%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.78%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA Agile
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) PMI
2 1 (2.78%) Psychology
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Change Management
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 6 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.56%) Coaching
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) ERP
8 2 (5.56%) Line Management
8 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft