The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 136 120 134
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 11 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 3
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£500 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £278 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £654 £510 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.50 - -
Business Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2806 2264 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.04% 93.36% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1755 1172 1419
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 256 269
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.43 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
Bedfordshire -12 3 £650 +173.68% 1
Suffolk - 3 £475 -
Hertfordshire -16 2 £486 +25.48% 6
Essex -21 2 £550 +29.41%
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - - 4
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (42.31%) Project Management
2 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 4 (15.38%) Retail
7 3 (11.54%) Legal
7 3 (11.54%) Information Management
7 3 (11.54%) Document Management
7 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.54%) QA
7 3 (11.54%) Use Case
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
7 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (11.54%) EDRMS
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) MS Project
7 3 (11.54%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) SLA
8 2 (7.69%) EPoS
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Project
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) EPoS
2 2 (7.69%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Project Management
2 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 3 (11.54%) Information Management
5 3 (11.54%) Document Management
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.54%) Use Case
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
5 3 (11.54%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP