The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 133 88 117
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 10 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.99% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.05% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 16
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£390 £394 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -23.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £319 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £417 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 1999 2857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.03% 93.89% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1236 1721
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 136 192
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Manager
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
Bristol -15 5 £406 +19.48% 5
Somerset -16 2 £377 +50.80% 2
Devon -12 1 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 6
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 15 (62.50%) Project Management
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) PRINCE2
4 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
5 6 (25.00%) Change Management
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Change Control
6 4 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.67%) C
6 4 (16.67%) MS Project
6 4 (16.67%) SAP
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) ERP
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) MS Project
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) GPRS
1 1 (4.17%) GSM
1 1 (4.17%) UMTS
1 1 (4.17%) LTE
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Military
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Project Management
2 11 (45.83%) PRINCE2
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Change Control
4 6 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) ERP
5 4 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.33%) Logistics
7 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.33%) UML
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Basel II
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago