Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £508 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Manager
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 60 60
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.29% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £508 £575 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.74% -8.00% +12.61%
10th Percentile £489 £563 £613
90th Percentile £538 £588 £638
East of England median daily rate £550 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +33.33% +17.86% -26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 651 580 628
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 94.46% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 374 417
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £197 £200 £211
90th Percentile £575 £584 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 47
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -64.00% +123.88%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.89 £42.05 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Business Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in Bedfordshire

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Manager in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in Bedfordshire

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 1 £515 -10.43% 2
Business Manager
East of England

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Yammer
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft