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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 288 260 237
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 362 350 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.73% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.79% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 233 207
Average daily rate
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£475 £465 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £48.45 £60.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.45 £60.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +60.00%
Business Manager
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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 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
46284 44438 38725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.57% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29150 27994 22829
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1807 1851 1995
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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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 +17 190 £477 -4.60% 43
South East -23 60 £500 +17.64% 20
North West -5 34 £378 -5.62% 7
South West +14 20 £375 +3.80% 8
West Midlands -13 18 £475 - 8
East of England -3 12 £400 -5.88% 7
Yorkshire -26 12 £500 +7.52% 5
East Midlands -14 11 £438 -12.50% 6
Midlands -3 3 - -
North East -10 1 - - 2
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Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 252 (37.22%) Finance
2 202 (29.84%) Project Management
3 142 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (17.43%) Banking
5 115 (16.99%) Change Management
6 103 (15.21%) PRINCE2
7 77 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
8 65 (9.60%) Business Analysis
9 57 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
11 47 (6.94%) Business Transformation
12 42 (6.20%) Security Cleared
13 41 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 41 (6.06%) Retail
14 40 (5.91%) ITIL
15 37 (5.47%) Investment Banking
16 36 (5.32%) SAP
17 35 (5.17%) Microsoft
18 34 (5.02%) Programme Management
19 32 (4.73%) Legal
20 31 (4.58%) Telecoms
20 31 (4.58%) Management Information System
20 31 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
21 30 (4.43%) Pharmaceutical
21 30 (4.43%) Degree
22 29 (4.28%) Marketing
22 29 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
23 26 (3.84%) NHS
23 26 (3.84%) SC Cleared
24 25 (3.69%) SDLC

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.03%) SAS
3 6 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.15%) Drupal
6 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.10%) MS Project
3 13 (1.92%) MS Office
4 12 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) SAP FI
1 4 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (0.59%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.15%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.15%) Summit
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.15%) SaaS
1 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.15%) Office 365
1 1 (0.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.18%) Internet
2 5 (0.74%) Intranet
3 3 (0.44%) RTP
4 1 (0.15%) Firewall
4 1 (0.15%) Network Security
4 1 (0.15%) MVNO
4 1 (0.15%) WebEx
4 1 (0.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (3.10%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.33%) QlikView
4 8 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.03%) EDRMS
6 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.59%) OLAP
8 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.44%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.30%) DataStage
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (0.44%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 252 (37.22%) Finance
2 118 (17.43%) Banking
3 41 (6.06%) Retail
4 37 (5.47%) Investment Banking
5 32 (4.73%) Legal
6 31 (4.58%) Telecoms
7 30 (4.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 29 (4.28%) Marketing
9 18 (2.66%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.77%) Law
11 11 (1.62%) Retail Banking
12 8 (1.18%) Front Office
12 8 (1.18%) Back Office
12 8 (1.18%) Advertising
13 7 (1.03%) Billing
13 7 (1.03%) Electronics
13 7 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.03%) Automotive
14 6 (0.89%) Local Government
15 5 (0.74%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.07%) .NET
2 1 (0.15%) XML
2 1 (0.15%) Flash
2 1 (0.15%) CGI
2 1 (0.15%) FpML
2 1 (0.15%) MDX
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.15%) HTML5
2 1 (0.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.84%) NHS
4 13 (1.92%) Life Science
4 13 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
5 12 (1.77%) PMI
6 10 (1.48%) User Experience
7 7 (1.03%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.03%) Equities
7 7 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.89%) FMCG
8 6 (0.89%) Video on Demand
8 6 (0.89%) Social Media
8 6 (0.89%) Online Banking
8 6 (0.89%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.74%) Derivative
10 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.44%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.44%) Economics
11 3 (0.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.92%) Windows
2 3 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.15%) Linux
3 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (29.84%) Project Management
2 142 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 115 (16.99%) Change Management
4 103 (15.21%) PRINCE2
5 77 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
6 65 (9.60%) Business Analysis
7 57 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (6.94%) Business Transformation
9 41 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 40 (5.91%) ITIL
11 34 (5.02%) Programme Management
12 29 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (3.69%) SDLC
14 23 (3.40%) Information Management
14 23 (3.40%) Asset Management
14 23 (3.40%) Migration
15 22 (3.25%) ERP
16 20 (2.95%) PRINCE
16 20 (2.95%) Analytics
17 19 (2.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (3.40%) SQL
2 4 (0.59%) C
3 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.30%) VBA
4 1 (0.15%) VB
4 1 (0.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 30 (4.43%) Degree
3 26 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.40%) PMI Certification
5 18 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (1.92%) PMP
6 13 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (1.62%) ISEB
8 9 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.89%) APMP
9 6 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.59%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.30%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (0.30%) CIMA
12 2 (0.30%) CCAB
12 2 (0.30%) ACCA
13 1 (0.15%) CISM
13 1 (0.15%) HNC
13 1 (0.15%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.33%) QA
2 8 (1.18%) SLA
2 8 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.74%) MiFID
3 5 (0.74%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.44%) EMIR
5 2 (0.30%) FATCA
5 2 (0.30%) GAMP
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.30%) GxP
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) P3O
6 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.15%) XenApp
1 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.15%) MOM
2 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (5.32%) SAP
2 35 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.07%) Oracle
4 9 (1.33%) Hyperion
5 6 (0.89%) Business Objects
5 6 (0.89%) HP
5 6 (0.89%) Adobe
5 6 (0.89%) Cognos
6 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.74%) Demandware
7 4 (0.59%) hybris
7 4 (0.59%) Tableau
7 4 (0.59%) ATG
7 4 (0.59%) Informatica
8 3 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (0.44%) Siebel
8 3 (0.44%) Progress
8 3 (0.44%) Symantec
8 3 (0.44%) Teradata
9 2 (0.30%) IBM
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