The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Project 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Project Manager
Rank 134 116 118
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
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£405 £418 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Project 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 2266 2328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.98% 92.41% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 1393 1385
Average daily rate £385 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £476 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 160 192
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Business Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Business Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Project 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 Project Manager across the South West region.

Business Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Project Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Business Project 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 Project Manager across the South West region.

Business Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Project 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 Project Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
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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 -8 1 £425 -1.16%
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
Devon - - - -
Business Project Manager
England

Business Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Business Project 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Lotus
5 1 (11.11%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Business Project 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects