The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 20 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 287 259 291
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 360 395 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.77% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.83% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 268 172
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£475 £465 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £430 £390
% change year-on-year
+9.30% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 £70.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Business Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46795 47391 40085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.46% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28858 29298 23546
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1925 2076
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 20 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -48 152 £500 - 63
South East 0 83 £500 +11.11% 22
North West -6 38 £378 -5.62% 14
Yorkshire -14 22 £488 +8.33% 8
South West +8 17 £425 +17.64% 6
West Midlands -9 17 £475 +11.76% 8
East Midlands +9 16 £444 +18.33% 5
East of England +27 10 £463 -15.90% 5
Midlands - 2 - -
North East - 2 - - 2
Business Manager
UK

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 236 (36.99%) Finance
2 201 (31.50%) Project Management
3 127 (19.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 104 (16.30%) Banking
4 104 (16.30%) PRINCE2
5 97 (15.20%) Change Management
6 72 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (9.87%) Business Analysis
8 61 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (6.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 42 (6.58%) ITIL
12 40 (6.27%) Microsoft
12 40 (6.27%) Retail
13 37 (5.80%) SAP
14 36 (5.64%) Programme Management
14 36 (5.64%) Business Transformation
15 33 (5.17%) Security Cleared
15 33 (5.17%) Degree
16 30 (4.70%) Risk Management
16 30 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
17 29 (4.55%) MS Excel
17 29 (4.55%) Management Information System
17 29 (4.55%) Investment Banking
17 29 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
18 28 (4.39%) Pharmaceutical
19 27 (4.23%) SQL
19 27 (4.23%) Telecoms
19 27 (4.23%) Legal
20 26 (4.08%) ERP

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.10%) SAS
3 5 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.16%) IIS
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.61%) MS Project
3 20 (3.13%) MS Office
4 18 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.16%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Endur
2 4 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.63%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.31%) Maximo
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.31%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.31%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.16%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.31%) FinancialForce.com
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.78%) Internet
2 4 (0.63%) Intranet
3 3 (0.47%) RTP
4 2 (0.31%) Firewall
4 2 (0.31%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) PBX
5 1 (0.16%) WAN
5 1 (0.16%) HTTP
5 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.16%) Network Security
5 1 (0.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.94%) QlikView
4 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.78%) SAP BI
5 5 (0.78%) EDRMS
5 5 (0.78%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.63%) OLAP
7 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.47%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.47%) Big Data
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.31%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 236 (36.99%) Finance
2 104 (16.30%) Banking
3 40 (6.27%) Retail
4 29 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 27 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 27 (4.23%) Legal
7 23 (3.61%) Marketing
8 19 (2.98%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.72%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.41%) Law
10 9 (1.41%) Advertising
11 8 (1.25%) Local Government
11 8 (1.25%) Electronics
11 8 (1.25%) Front Office
12 7 (1.10%) Back Office
12 7 (1.10%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.78%) Billing
13 5 (0.78%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.57%) .NET
2 2 (0.31%) HTML
2 2 (0.31%) XML
3 1 (0.16%) Flash
3 1 (0.16%) CGI
3 1 (0.16%) FpML
3 1 (0.16%) Ajax
3 1 (0.16%) MDX
3 1 (0.16%) jQuery
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.16%) HTML5
3 1 (0.16%) DHTML
3 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.61%) NHS
4 15 (2.35%) PMI
5 13 (2.04%) Life Science
6 11 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (1.25%) FMCG
7 8 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.10%) User Experience
9 6 (0.94%) Derivative
9 6 (0.94%) Fixed Income
9 6 (0.94%) Equities
10 5 (0.78%) Economics
10 5 (0.78%) Social Media
11 4 (0.63%) DTV
12 3 (0.47%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.47%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.47%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.31%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (2.66%) Windows
2 3 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.31%) AIX
4 1 (0.16%) Linux
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.16%) UNIX
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (31.50%) Project Management
2 127 (19.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 104 (16.30%) PRINCE2
4 97 (15.20%) Change Management
5 72 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (9.87%) Business Analysis
7 44 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (6.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 42 (6.58%) ITIL
10 36 (5.64%) Programme Management
10 36 (5.64%) Business Transformation
11 30 (4.70%) Risk Management
12 29 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (4.08%) ERP
14 24 (3.76%) PRINCE
14 24 (3.76%) Migration
15 22 (3.45%) Asset Management
15 22 (3.45%) Analytics
15 22 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (2.82%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.23%) SQL
2 3 (0.47%) C
3 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.16%) VB
4 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.16%) VBA
4 1 (0.16%) Java
4 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (5.17%) Degree
1 33 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 26 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 25 (3.92%) PMI Certification
4 19 (2.98%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (1.88%) PMP
6 12 (1.88%) ISEB
7 6 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.78%) APMP
8 5 (0.78%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.31%) CIPD
10 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 2 (0.31%) ACCA
10 2 (0.31%) CIMA
10 2 (0.31%) CISSP
11 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.57%) Solvency II
2 6 (0.94%) SLA
3 5 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.78%) QA
4 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) GAMP
5 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.31%) GxP
5 2 (0.31%) Basel III
5 2 (0.31%) COREP
5 2 (0.31%) FINREP
5 2 (0.31%) FATCA
6 1 (0.16%) P3O
6 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.16%) XenApp
1 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.16%) MOM
3 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (6.27%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.80%) SAP
3 16 (2.51%) Oracle
4 12 (1.88%) Cognos
5 9 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.25%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.25%) Hyperion
7 5 (0.78%) Adobe
7 5 (0.78%) HP
7 5 (0.78%) Demandware
8 4 (0.63%) hybris
8 4 (0.63%) Tableau
8 4 (0.63%) ATG
8 4 (0.63%) Informatica
9 3 (0.47%) Siebel
9 3 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.47%) Teradata
10 2 (0.31%) Symantec
10 2 (0.31%) Citrix
10 2 (0.31%) Cognizant
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