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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Manager
UK / England
Rank 325 278 320
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 258 390 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.82% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.86% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 261 217
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £350 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £24.45 £40.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.87% -19.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.45 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-38.87% -19.19%

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
39639 45394 45253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26042 29634 28355
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1517 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -61 128 £475 -9.52% 34
South East +20 41 £450 -12.62% 16
West Midlands +19 29 £425 -15.00% 6
North West +23 17 £388 -18.42% 3
Yorkshire -11 11 £430 +1.05% 6
East of England +3 10 £380 -22.05% 5
East Midlands -9 8 £445 -19.09% 5
North East -13 7 £344 -20.28%
South West -4 5 £449 -0.22% 3
Business Manager
UK

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 168 (31.40%) Finance
2 162 (30.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 154 (28.79%) Project Management
4 99 (18.50%) Change Management
5 93 (17.38%) Business Analysis
6 83 (15.51%) PRINCE2
7 68 (12.71%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
10 56 (10.47%) Banking
11 49 (9.16%) Microsoft
11 49 (9.16%) SAP
12 44 (8.22%) ERP
13 41 (7.66%) Degree
14 37 (6.92%) Retail
15 33 (6.17%) Security Cleared
15 33 (6.17%) Business Transformation
16 32 (5.98%) Programme Management
16 32 (5.98%) Telecoms
17 30 (5.61%) Migration
17 30 (5.61%) MS Excel
18 28 (5.23%) ITIL
18 28 (5.23%) Risk Management
18 28 (5.23%) Marketing
19 27 (5.05%) Oracle
20 25 (4.67%) MS Office
20 25 (4.67%) CRM
21 24 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
21 24 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 23 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint

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 17 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.93%) SAS
3 4 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.75%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.37%) Confluence
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.67%) MS Office
3 23 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (3.55%) MS Project
4 19 (3.55%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.50%) SAP ERP
3 7 (1.31%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.75%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.75%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (0.37%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.37%) TrackWise
8 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.19%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.24%) Office 365
2 2 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.50%) Internet
2 5 (0.93%) Skype
3 3 (0.56%) Network Security
4 2 (0.37%) Firewall
4 2 (0.37%) Intranet
4 2 (0.37%) NAS
5 1 (0.19%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (1.87%) Power BI
3 10 (1.87%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.31%) Data Mining
4 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.12%) Big Data
5 6 (1.12%) GIS
5 6 (1.12%) SAP BW
5 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.93%) QlikView
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.37%) DataStage
8 2 (0.37%) OLAP
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.37%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.19%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (1.12%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.19%) YouTrack
General
1 168 (31.40%) Finance
2 56 (10.47%) Banking
3 37 (6.92%) Retail
4 32 (5.98%) Telecoms
5 28 (5.23%) Marketing
6 15 (2.80%) Front Office
6 15 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.43%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.06%) Legal
9 10 (1.87%) Advertising
10 9 (1.68%) Billing
10 9 (1.68%) Local Government
11 7 (1.31%) Back Office
12 6 (1.12%) Mandarin Language
12 6 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.12%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.93%) Automotive
14 4 (0.75%) Electronics
14 4 (0.75%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.37%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.56%) JSON
1 3 (0.56%) REST
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.19%) Middleware
3 1 (0.19%) Web Services
3 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.19%) XML
3 1 (0.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.24%) Management Information System
3 10 (1.87%) NHS
4 9 (1.68%) Derivative
5 7 (1.31%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.31%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.12%) PMI
7 5 (0.93%) Clustering
8 4 (0.75%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.56%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.37%) CCTV
10 2 (0.37%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.37%) FMCG
10 2 (0.37%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.37%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.37%) Social Media
10 2 (0.37%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.43%) Windows
2 11 (2.06%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (30.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 154 (28.79%) Project Management
3 99 (18.50%) Change Management
4 93 (17.38%) Business Analysis
5 83 (15.51%) PRINCE2
6 68 (12.71%) Business Intelligence
7 66 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (8.22%) ERP
9 33 (6.17%) Business Transformation
10 32 (5.98%) Programme Management
11 30 (5.61%) Migration
12 28 (5.23%) ITIL
12 28 (5.23%) Risk Management
13 25 (4.67%) CRM
14 22 (4.11%) Analytics
15 21 (3.93%) Target Operating Model
16 17 (3.18%) Scrum
17 16 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (2.99%) Project Planning
17 16 (2.99%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.36%) SQL
2 7 (1.31%) VBA
3 6 (1.12%) C
4 1 (0.19%) Python
4 1 (0.19%) R
4 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (7.66%) Degree
2 33 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.06%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.87%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.87%) PMP
7 7 (1.31%) MBA
8 6 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.56%) APMG
10 3 (0.56%) APMP
10 3 (0.56%) CISM
10 3 (0.56%) CISSP
10 3 (0.56%) ISEB
11 1 (0.19%) CCA
11 1 (0.19%) CIMA
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.24%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.12%) QA
3 5 (0.93%) MiFID
4 4 (0.75%) GxP
5 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.56%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.19%) DICOM
7 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.19%) EMIR
7 1 (0.19%) FATCA
7 1 (0.19%) GDPR
7 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) SLA
7 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.19%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 49 (9.16%) Microsoft
1 49 (9.16%) SAP
2 27 (5.05%) Oracle
3 14 (2.62%) Tableau
4 13 (2.43%) Cognos
5 10 (1.87%) Google
6 8 (1.50%) IBM
7 7 (1.31%) HP
8 6 (1.12%) Remedy
9 5 (0.93%) Mapinfo
10 4 (0.75%) Informatica
11 3 (0.56%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.56%) Cisco
11 3 (0.56%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.56%) Netezza
11 3 (0.56%) Virgin Media
12 2 (0.37%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.37%) NGA Human Resources
12 2 (0.37%) ServiceNow
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