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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 138 103 122
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 6 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.06% +13.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £329 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £492 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.21% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3091 2070 2610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.38% 92.45% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2020 1295 1483
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 181 212
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
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 25 November 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
Wiltshire - 3 £450 - 4
Bristol -23 2 £412 -5.51% 9
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Business Manager
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Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) People Management
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) SLA
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) GPRS
6 1 (6.25%) GSM
6 1 (6.25%) UMTS
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) MS Project
6 1 (6.25%) ISEB
6 1 (6.25%) NHS
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.25%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) GPRS
1 1 (6.25%) GSM
1 1 (6.25%) UMTS
1 1 (6.25%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Process Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) Basel II
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
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