The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 22 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 69 54
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.60% 1.20% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.22% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Median daily rate £350 £440 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +2.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.05% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.96 £55.00 £47.39
% change year-on-year -49.16% +16.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 480 738 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.43% 98.66% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 456 349
Median daily rate £415 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +51.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £43.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in West Sussex

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in West Sussex

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Sussex region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GDPR