The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 110 105 115
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 19 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.78% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.87% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 3
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£500 £450 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £320 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £560 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +60.00%
Business Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2462 2423 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.18% 89.97% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 1236 908
Average daily rate £378 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.70% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 87 150
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Bracknell -1 2 £425 -24.44%
Reading -8 2 £550 +22.22% 1
Slough - 2 - - 2
Business Manager
South East

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Project Management
3 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (25.00%) Hyperion
5 6 (18.75%) Automotive
6 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
6 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.50%) Budget Control
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE
7 4 (12.50%) Six Sigma
7 4 (12.50%) Billing
7 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.38%) ITIL
8 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.25%) PMP
9 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle
9 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
9 2 (6.25%) Cognos
9 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.25%) ITSM
9 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.25%) Service Management
9 2 (6.25%) Migration
9 2 (6.25%) eTOM
9 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Spotfire
2 1 (3.13%) QlikView
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (18.75%) Automotive
4 4 (12.50%) Billing
5 2 (6.25%) Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) IVR
2 1 (3.13%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Project Management
2 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
3 5 (15.63%) Change Management
4 4 (12.50%) Budget Control
4 4 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 4 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.25%) ITSM
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) eTOM
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PMP
1 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Hyperion
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) SAP