The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Business Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 331 293 288
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 315 366 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.78% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 271 234
Median daily rate £450 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £48.45 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.45 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+13.53% -19.25%
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
46744 46649 45930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.93% 94.71% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30942 29439 28805
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1843 1957
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.91 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Business Manager in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -40 139 £476 -0.20% 29
North West -2 47 £375 -2.28% 6
South East -36 45 £445 -11.00% 13
West Midlands -12 24 £500 +5.26% 3
South West -11 17 £419 +12.41% 9
East of England +8 14 £428 +6.87% 4
East Midlands +11 12 £488 +11.42% 4
Yorkshire -1 12 £475 -5.00% 8
Midlands -2 2 £450 -
North East -45 2 £488 -
Business Manager
UK

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Business Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 219 (31.24%) Project Management
2 207 (29.53%) Finance
3 161 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 126 (17.97%) Change Management
5 107 (15.26%) PRINCE2
6 103 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
7 77 (10.98%) Banking
8 76 (10.84%) Business Analysis
9 65 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
11 49 (6.99%) Security Cleared
12 44 (6.28%) SAP
13 42 (5.99%) Microsoft
14 40 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 37 (5.28%) Marketing
15 37 (5.28%) Degree
15 37 (5.28%) Target Operating Model
16 36 (5.14%) Programme Management
17 35 (4.99%) Retail
17 35 (4.99%) Business Transformation
18 34 (4.85%) Risk Management
18 34 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (4.85%) SQL
19 30 (4.28%) Migration
20 29 (4.14%) Investment Banking
20 29 (4.14%) SC Cleared
20 29 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
21 27 (3.85%) Data Analysis
22 25 (3.57%) Legal
22 25 (3.57%) Oracle

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.14%) SAS
3 7 (1.00%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.71%) Confluence
5 2 (0.29%) Documentum
6 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 22 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.71%) MS Office
4 16 (2.28%) MS Project
5 8 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.43%) HFM
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.43%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.29%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.14%) Maximo
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.85%) Office 365
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.43%) Veeva
3 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.00%) Skype
2 4 (0.57%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.43%) LAN
4 2 (0.29%) Internet
4 2 (0.29%) Intranet
4 2 (0.29%) WAN
5 1 (0.14%) 4G
5 1 (0.14%) Network Security
5 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (2.57%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.00%) Data Mining
4 12 (1.71%) QlikView
5 11 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.14%) DataStage
8 7 (1.00%) Big Data
9 6 (0.86%) Power BI
10 4 (0.57%) SAP BI
10 4 (0.57%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.57%) Spotfire
10 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.43%) Electronic Patient Records
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.29%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.29%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.14%) MSI
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 207 (29.53%) Finance
2 77 (10.98%) Banking
3 37 (5.28%) Marketing
4 35 (4.99%) Retail
5 29 (4.14%) Investment Banking
6 25 (3.57%) Legal
7 22 (3.14%) Back Office
8 20 (2.85%) Telecoms
9 18 (2.57%) Front Office
10 16 (2.28%) Advertising
11 14 (2.00%) Law
12 13 (1.85%) Manufacturing
13 8 (1.14%) Billing
14 5 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.57%) Games
15 4 (0.57%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.43%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.29%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.86%) .NET
2 5 (0.71%) XML
3 3 (0.43%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.29%) COM
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.14%) CSS
5 1 (0.14%) Doctrine
5 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.14%) HTML
5 1 (0.14%) JSON
5 1 (0.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.00%) NHS
3 16 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.43%) Derivative
6 9 (1.28%) Equities
7 8 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (1.14%) PMI
7 8 (1.14%) Smart Meter
8 6 (0.86%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.71%) FMCG
10 4 (0.57%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.57%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (0.57%) Social Network
10 4 (0.57%) Statistics
11 3 (0.43%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (0.43%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.43%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.29%) Windows
2 1 (0.14%) Unix
2 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (31.24%) Project Management
2 161 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 126 (17.97%) Change Management
4 107 (15.26%) PRINCE2
5 103 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
6 76 (10.84%) Business Analysis
7 65 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 37 (5.28%) Target Operating Model
10 36 (5.14%) Programme Management
11 35 (4.99%) Business Transformation
12 34 (4.85%) Risk Management
13 30 (4.28%) Migration
14 29 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (3.85%) Data Analysis
16 24 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (3.42%) ERP
17 22 (3.14%) Validation
18 21 (3.00%) ITIL
18 21 (3.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (4.85%) SQL
2 7 (1.00%) C
2 7 (1.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (0.57%) Java
3 4 (0.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.29%) VB
5 1 (0.14%) C++
5 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.14%) PHP
5 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 37 (5.28%) Degree
3 29 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.00%) DV Cleared
4 21 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 17 (2.43%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.57%) PMP
7 10 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.86%) ACCA
8 6 (0.86%) CIMA
8 6 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.57%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.29%) CISA
11 2 (0.29%) CISSP
11 2 (0.29%) ISEB
11 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.00%) QA
2 14 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.14%) MiFID
4 7 (1.00%) AIFMD
4 7 (1.00%) UCITS
5 6 (0.86%) COBIT
6 5 (0.71%) SLA
7 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.43%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.29%) EMIR
9 2 (0.29%) FATCA
9 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.29%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.14%) GxP
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.14%) SEPA
10 1 (0.14%) Val IT
System Software
1 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (6.28%) SAP
2 42 (5.99%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.57%) Oracle
4 10 (1.43%) Cognos
4 10 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (1.14%) iManage
6 7 (1.00%) Hyperion
6 7 (1.00%) Tableau
7 4 (0.57%) Recommind
7 4 (0.57%) SunGard
8 3 (0.43%) Civica
8 3 (0.43%) IBM
8 3 (0.43%) Progress
8 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.29%) Avaloq
9 2 (0.29%) Google
9 2 (0.29%) HP
9 2 (0.29%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.29%) Omniture
9 2 (0.29%) Sun
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