The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 287 247 257
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 314 361 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.77% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.84% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 228 276
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £337 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £632 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Manager
UK

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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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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 -19 154 £516 -6.13% 52
South East -36 53 £420 +2.75% 24
Yorkshire +5 21 £433 -13.50% 7
West Midlands -4 21 £390 -8.23% 10
North West -10 18 £408 +16.42% 3
East of England -29 14 £475 +18.75% 3
East Midlands -1 13 £393 -12.77% 8
South West -41 10 £390 -1.07% 5
North East -12 5 £355 - 1
Midlands +4 3 £475 +5.55%
Business Manager
UK

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 288 (42.11%) Finance
2 235 (34.36%) Project Management
3 158 (23.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 112 (16.37%) Banking
5 107 (15.64%) Change Management
6 103 (15.06%) PRINCE2
7 79 (11.55%) Business Analysis
8 69 (10.09%) Retail
9 57 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (7.60%) SAP
11 47 (6.87%) Programme Management
12 46 (6.73%) Investment Banking
13 44 (6.43%) Telecoms
13 44 (6.43%) Marketing
14 41 (5.99%) Oracle
15 40 (5.85%) Degree
16 37 (5.41%) Microsoft
16 37 (5.41%) Migration
17 36 (5.26%) Risk Management
17 36 (5.26%) ERP
17 36 (5.26%) Business Transformation
18 35 (5.12%) MS Excel
19 34 (4.97%) ITIL
20 33 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 31 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
22 29 (4.24%) CRM
22 29 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
23 27 (3.95%) E-Commerce
23 27 (3.95%) SharePoint
23 27 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 27 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (1.17%) CMS
4 5 (0.73%) SAS
4 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.44%) Drupal
7 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 35 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (3.65%) MS Project
4 18 (2.63%) MS Office
5 16 (2.34%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.73%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (0.44%) Agresso
4 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.44%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.29%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.15%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.88%) RTP
1 6 (0.88%) Intranet
2 4 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.29%) Extranet
3 2 (0.29%) 4G
3 2 (0.29%) MVNO
4 1 (0.15%) LTE
4 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.15%) GPRS
4 1 (0.15%) GSM
4 1 (0.15%) UMTS
4 1 (0.15%) HTTP
4 1 (0.15%) DNS
4 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.90%) QlikView
3 10 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (1.32%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.17%) SAP BW
5 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.73%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.44%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.44%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.29%) MS Access
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.15%) DataStage
10 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
General
1 288 (42.11%) Finance
2 112 (16.37%) Banking
3 69 (10.09%) Retail
4 46 (6.73%) Investment Banking
5 44 (6.43%) Marketing
5 44 (6.43%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.07%) Front Office
7 20 (2.92%) German Language
8 17 (2.49%) Retail Banking
8 17 (2.49%) Back Office
9 12 (1.75%) Legal
10 10 (1.46%) Publishing
11 8 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.73%) Automotive
12 5 (0.73%) Advertising
13 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.44%) Local Government
14 3 (0.44%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.88%) HTML
2 4 (0.58%) Web Services
3 3 (0.44%) Flash
3 3 (0.44%) Middleware
4 2 (0.29%) CSS
5 1 (0.15%) JSP
5 1 (0.15%) Struts
5 1 (0.15%) XHTML
5 1 (0.15%) XML
5 1 (0.15%) Swing
5 1 (0.15%) Spring
5 1 (0.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (2.49%) Management Information System
2 14 (2.05%) NHS
2 14 (2.05%) Derivative
3 11 (1.61%) Credit Risk
3 11 (1.61%) Fixed Income
4 10 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (1.32%) PMI
5 9 (1.32%) Equities
6 8 (1.17%) FMCG
7 7 (1.02%) Market Risk
8 6 (0.88%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.58%) Social Media
9 4 (0.58%) EPoS
9 4 (0.58%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.44%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.29%) DTV
11 2 (0.29%) Handset
11 2 (0.29%) Replication
11 2 (0.29%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.61%) Windows
2 9 (1.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.29%) UNIX
3 2 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (34.36%) Project Management
2 158 (23.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 107 (15.64%) Change Management
4 103 (15.06%) PRINCE2
5 79 (11.55%) Business Analysis
6 57 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (6.87%) Programme Management
8 37 (5.41%) Migration
9 36 (5.26%) ERP
9 36 (5.26%) Risk Management
9 36 (5.26%) Business Transformation
10 34 (4.97%) ITIL
11 33 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 29 (4.24%) CRM
13 27 (3.95%) E-Commerce
14 23 (3.36%) Project Planning
15 22 (3.22%) Business Development
16 21 (3.07%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (3.07%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (2.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (3.36%) SQL
2 12 (1.75%) C
3 8 (1.17%) VBA
4 4 (0.58%) PHP
4 4 (0.58%) Java
5 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.15%) ABAP
5 1 (0.15%) PowerHouse
5 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (5.85%) Degree
2 27 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 19 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.34%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.32%) PMP
8 6 (0.88%) ISEB
9 5 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.58%) CISA
11 3 (0.44%) CIMA
11 3 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.44%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 2 (0.29%) APMP
12 2 (0.29%) CISM
12 2 (0.29%) CISSP
12 2 (0.29%) ACCA
13 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.15%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.75%) QA
2 7 (1.02%) SLA
3 6 (0.88%) EMIR
4 5 (0.73%) COBIT
5 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.58%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.29%) BS25999
6 2 (0.29%) Basel II
6 2 (0.29%) MiFID
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.29%) Basel III
6 2 (0.29%) FATCA
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) GAAP
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) FINREP
7 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (7.60%) SAP
2 41 (5.99%) Oracle
3 37 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 23 (3.36%) Business Objects
5 11 (1.61%) Cognos
6 9 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.88%) HP
8 5 (0.73%) Siebel
8 5 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (0.73%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.58%) IBM
10 3 (0.44%) CA
11 2 (0.29%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.29%) Remedy
11 2 (0.29%) Teradata
11 2 (0.29%) Northgate
11 2 (0.29%) Google
11 2 (0.29%) Fidessa
11 2 (0.29%) Avaya
11 2 (0.29%) Juniper
West Sussex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £1000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per week
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 5 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago