The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 149 158 145
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 46 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.87% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.95% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 48
Average daily rate
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£488 £500 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £344 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £390
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Business Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5034 5813 5919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.74% 92.36% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3801 4226 4345
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 81 120
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.41 £39.51 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 36 (42.35%) Finance
2 21 (24.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (22.35%) Project Management
4 16 (18.82%) Banking
5 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (14.12%) Change Management
7 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
8 10 (11.76%) NHS
8 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
10 8 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (9.41%) SQL
10 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
10 8 (9.41%) Information Management
10 8 (9.41%) Business Analysis
11 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
11 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
11 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
12 6 (7.06%) Quality Management
13 5 (5.88%) Legal
13 5 (5.88%) Asset Management
13 5 (5.88%) Degree
13 5 (5.88%) ITIL
13 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
14 4 (4.71%) Portfolio Management
14 4 (4.71%) Analytics
14 4 (4.71%) Line Management
14 4 (4.71%) SAP
14 4 (4.71%) Marketing

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.18%) HFM
2 1 (1.18%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Big Data
3 2 (2.35%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.35%) DB2
3 2 (2.35%) SAP BI
3 2 (2.35%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.35%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.18%) OLAP
4 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.18%) QlikView
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 36 (42.35%) Finance
2 16 (18.82%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Legal
4 4 (4.71%) Marketing
4 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 4 (4.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Local Government
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) NHS
1 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.35%) Derivative
4 2 (2.35%) Equities
5 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.18%) Statistics
5 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.18%) Online Games
5 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (22.35%) Project Management
3 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (14.12%) Change Management
5 8 (9.41%) Information Management
5 8 (9.41%) Business Analysis
6 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.06%) Quality Management
8 5 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.88%) ITIL
9 4 (4.71%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (4.71%) Analytics
9 4 (4.71%) Line Management
9 4 (4.71%) Data Management
9 4 (4.71%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.53%) Migration
10 3 (3.53%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.53%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) Degree
3 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.18%) CIMA
5 1 (1.18%) ACCA
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) SAP
3 3 (3.53%) Symantec
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) HP
4 2 (2.35%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.35%) Informatica
4 2 (2.35%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.18%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.18%) Cognos
5 1 (1.18%) SunGard
5 1 (1.18%) Tableau
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