The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Business Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 115 99 106
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 26 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.59% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.63% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 11
Median daily rate £425 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £463 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £441 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £25.54 -
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2655 2389 2205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.58% 94.32% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1322 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 119 182
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.80 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.96% -10.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.55 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Manager across the West Midlands region.

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Manager across the West Midlands region.

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Coventry -8 10 £423 - 2
Warwickshire 0 5 £450 +63.63%
Birmingham -8 3 £390 -12.11% 1
Staffordshire -7 1 £300 -25.00%
Solihull - 1 £438 -
Walsall - 1 £375 -
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 West Midlands region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 17 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Project Management
3 10 (16.67%) Change Management
4 9 (15.00%) Business Transformation
5 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 5 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (8.33%) Validation
8 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (6.67%) Degree
8 4 (6.67%) Process Improvement
8 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.00%) Case Management
9 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.00%) Retail
9 3 (5.00%) Automotive
9 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.33%) MS Project
10 2 (3.33%) ITIL
10 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
10 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.33%) NHS
10 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (3.33%) Banking
10 2 (3.33%) Logistics
10 2 (3.33%) QlikView

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.33%) MS Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) QlikView
2 1 (1.67%) GIS
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Automotive
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.67%) User Experience
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (26.67%) Project Management
3 10 (16.67%) Change Management
4 9 (15.00%) Business Transformation
5 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (8.33%) Validation
8 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.67%) Process Improvement
9 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.00%) Case Management
10 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.33%) ITIL
10 2 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (3.33%) Logistics
10 2 (3.33%) Matrix Management
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) CISM
2 1 (1.67%) CISSP
2 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PMP
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Ceridian
2 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco
2 1 (1.67%) IBM
2 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (1.67%) Juniper
2 1 (1.67%) Kronos
2 1 (1.67%) Workday