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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 304 274 303
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 278 295 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.71% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 186 159
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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 28 January 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 -4 147 £500 -2.43% 67
South East -4 58 £450 -8.16% 23
Yorkshire -10 19 £350 -14.11% 14
West Midlands +3 15 £475 +7.04% 8
North West 0 12 £375 +13.63% 14
East Midlands +22 9 £406 +35.41% 9
South West -23 9 £368 -9.25% 15
East of England +2 7 £475 - 6
North East - 2 £575 -
Midlands - - - -
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Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 200 (35.27%) Finance
2 189 (33.33%) Project Management
3 120 (21.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (17.46%) Banking
5 90 (15.87%) PRINCE2
6 77 (13.58%) Business Analysis
7 73 (12.87%) Change Management
8 61 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
9 53 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (8.47%) Investment Banking
12 44 (7.76%) ITIL
13 40 (7.05%) Microsoft
14 38 (6.70%) Retail
15 36 (6.35%) MS Excel
16 34 (6.00%) Risk Management
17 33 (5.82%) SAP
18 30 (5.29%) Degree
18 30 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 28 (4.94%) Legal
20 27 (4.76%) SQL
21 26 (4.59%) Telecoms
21 26 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
22 25 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
22 25 (4.41%) ERP
23 24 (4.23%) CRM
23 24 (4.23%) SQL Server
23 24 (4.23%) Business Transformation
24 23 (4.06%) Analytics
24 23 (4.06%) MS Project

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 23 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.53%) SAS
5 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Confluence
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) IIS
6 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (4.06%) MS Project
4 22 (3.88%) MS Office
5 17 (3.00%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.18%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 7 (1.23%) Endur
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.35%) Maximo
3 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.35%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.18%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.06%) Intranet
2 4 (0.71%) Internet
3 2 (0.35%) LAN
3 2 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.18%) PBX
4 1 (0.18%) WAN
4 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.06%) SAP BI
4 5 (0.88%) SAP HANA
4 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (0.88%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.71%) EDRMS
5 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.53%) Big Data
6 3 (0.53%) QlikView
6 3 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.35%) DB2
7 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) WhereScape RED
8 1 (0.18%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (0.53%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 200 (35.27%) Finance
2 99 (17.46%) Banking
3 48 (8.47%) Investment Banking
4 38 (6.70%) Retail
5 28 (4.94%) Legal
6 26 (4.59%) Telecoms
7 21 (3.70%) Front Office
8 18 (3.17%) Marketing
9 13 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.59%) Local Government
10 9 (1.59%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.23%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.23%) Advertising
11 7 (1.23%) Publishing
12 6 (1.06%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.88%) Automotive
13 5 (0.88%) Law
14 4 (0.71%) Billing
14 4 (0.71%) Games
14 4 (0.71%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.41%) .NET
2 2 (0.35%) XML
2 2 (0.35%) HTML
3 1 (0.18%) HTML5
3 1 (0.18%) jQuery
3 1 (0.18%) MDX
3 1 (0.18%) Ajax
3 1 (0.18%) DHTML
3 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.18%) CSS
3 1 (0.18%) Flash
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.35%) NHS
4 11 (1.94%) Credit Risk
5 9 (1.59%) Fixed Income
5 9 (1.59%) PMI
6 8 (1.41%) Social Media
7 7 (1.23%) User Experience
7 7 (1.23%) Equities
7 7 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.88%) Data Integration
8 5 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.88%) Economics
9 4 (0.71%) IVR
9 4 (0.71%) Derivative
9 4 (0.71%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.71%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.71%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.53%) FMCG
11 2 (0.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.65%) Windows
2 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
2 3 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (0.35%) AIX
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (33.33%) Project Management
2 120 (21.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 90 (15.87%) PRINCE2
4 77 (13.58%) Business Analysis
5 73 (12.87%) Change Management
6 53 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (7.76%) ITIL
9 34 (6.00%) Risk Management
10 30 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 26 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (4.41%) ERP
13 24 (4.23%) CRM
13 24 (4.23%) Business Transformation
14 23 (4.06%) Analytics
15 22 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (3.53%) Migration
16 20 (3.53%) Line Management
17 19 (3.35%) Business Continuity
17 19 (3.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.76%) SQL
2 3 (0.53%) VBA
3 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.35%) C
4 1 (0.18%) Java
4 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.18%) VB
4 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (5.29%) Degree
2 21 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (2.47%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.59%) ISEB
7 7 (1.23%) PMP
8 5 (0.88%) APMP
8 5 (0.88%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.71%) CIPD
9 4 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.53%) APMG
10 3 (0.53%) CISSP
11 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.41%) Solvency II
2 7 (1.23%) QA
3 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) SLA
5 2 (0.35%) COREP
5 2 (0.35%) FINREP
5 2 (0.35%) Basel III
6 1 (0.18%) UCITS
6 1 (0.18%) EMIR
6 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.18%) FATCA
6 1 (0.18%) BS25999
6 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) XenApp
1 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.18%) SCCM
2 1 (0.18%) MOM
2 1 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (7.05%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.82%) SAP
3 11 (1.94%) Oracle
4 9 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (1.59%) Business Objects
4 9 (1.59%) Cognos
5 5 (0.88%) HP
6 4 (0.71%) IBM
6 4 (0.71%) Genesys
7 3 (0.53%) Teradata
8 2 (0.35%) Calypso
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe
8 2 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.35%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.35%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.35%) Informatica
9 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.18%) Tableau
9 1 (0.18%) Nintex
9 1 (0.18%) Facebook
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