The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 28 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 West Midlands 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 94 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 21 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.86% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.94% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2207 1800 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.71% 91.23% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 873 985
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 129 134
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.65 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
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 West Midlands

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

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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham -6 6 £425 -4.49% 3
Shropshire - 6 £323 -
Warwickshire -6 3 £543 +66.92% 1
Coventry -14 3 £325 - 1
Staffordshire +3 1 £290 - 4
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Project Management
3 6 (14.63%) Change Management
3 6 (14.63%) Business Development
4 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.20%) CRM
5 4 (9.76%) SAP
5 4 (9.76%) ERP
5 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.76%) Marketing
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
5 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.88%) Windows
7 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle
7 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.88%) Agresso
7 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (4.88%) Automotive
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Retail
7 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM
7 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.88%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Agresso
1 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Automotive
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) PMI
1 1 (2.44%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Project Management
2 6 (14.63%) Change Management
2 6 (14.63%) Business Development
3 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.20%) CRM
4 4 (9.76%) ERP
4 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
4 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (4.88%) Demand Management
7 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Netezza
3 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
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