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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 149 148 138
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 43 53 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.89% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.96% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 62
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £424 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.45 £60.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +60.00%
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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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 35 (39.77%) Finance
2 25 (28.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (21.59%) Project Management
3 19 (21.59%) Banking
4 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (14.77%) Change Management
6 12 (13.64%) NHS
7 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
9 9 (10.23%) Information Management
9 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (10.23%) SQL
9 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
10 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (7.95%) Line Management
11 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
11 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.95%) Quality Management
11 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
12 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
12 6 (6.82%) Legal
12 6 (6.82%) Retail
13 5 (5.68%) Marketing
13 5 (5.68%) ITIL
13 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
13 5 (5.68%) .NET
13 5 (5.68%) Degree
13 5 (5.68%) Portfolio Management
13 5 (5.68%) Product Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Project
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (1.14%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) QlikView
3 2 (2.27%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.14%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.14%) DB2
4 1 (1.14%) OLAP
4 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 35 (39.77%) Finance
2 19 (21.59%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Legal
3 6 (6.82%) Retail
4 5 (5.68%) Marketing
5 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.41%) Advertising
7 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.27%) Law
8 1 (1.14%) Games
8 1 (1.14%) Local Government
8 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) NHS
2 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.27%) Derivative
5 2 (2.27%) Equities
6 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.14%) Statistics
6 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.14%) Social Media
6 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.14%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (21.59%) Project Management
3 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (14.77%) Change Management
5 9 (10.23%) Information Management
6 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.95%) Line Management
7 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.95%) Quality Management
7 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.68%) ITIL
8 5 (5.68%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (5.68%) Product Management
9 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.55%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.55%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.41%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.41%) Test Strategy
10 3 (3.41%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) Degree
3 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.14%) ACCA
5 1 (1.14%) CIMA
5 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) MiFID
1 3 (3.41%) EMIR
1 3 (3.41%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Symantec
2 3 (3.41%) HP
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle
3 2 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (1.14%) Cognos
4 1 (1.14%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.14%) Informatica
4 1 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.14%) Tableau