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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 113 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 13 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.48% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.53% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
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£470 £388 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £293 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £543 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.39 - £47.00
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
2271 2256 2182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.99% 89.63% 90.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1087 946
Average daily rate £386 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 57 79
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.07 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.37% -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £21.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 August 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 August 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
Reading -8 2 £400 - 3
Bracknell - 2 £488 - 1
Slough -1 1 £353 -21.66%
Business Manager
South East

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 14 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (28.13%) Project Management
4 8 (25.00%) Hyperion
5 7 (21.88%) Project Planning
5 7 (21.88%) PRINCE
5 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 6 (18.75%) Cognos
6 6 (18.75%) Budget Control
6 6 (18.75%) Automotive
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
8 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
8 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.38%) Business Transformation
9 2 (6.25%) QlikView
9 2 (6.25%) Analytics
9 2 (6.25%) Marketing
9 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle
9 2 (6.25%) SAP
9 2 (6.25%) SAP BI
10 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
1 1 (3.13%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) QlikView
3 2 (6.25%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) Spotfire
4 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.13%) MS Access
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Automotive
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) DTV
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) IVR
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (28.13%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) PRINCE
4 7 (21.88%) Project Planning
5 6 (18.75%) Budget Control
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.38%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance
8 1 (3.13%) Business Development
8 1 (3.13%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.13%) Coaching
8 1 (3.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) CISMP
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) GxP
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Hyperion
2 6 (18.75%) Cognos
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Tableau