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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 334 261 278
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 286 350 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.73% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.79% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 248 234
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £420
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £63.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.50 - -
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
47993 44437 46047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30660 27466 26538
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 1962 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 31 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Business Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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 -23 160 £500 - 53
South East -29 50 £475 +1.06% 25
West Midlands -14 15 £400 +6.66% 5
Yorkshire -9 12 £360 -4.00% 13
East of England -20 11 £500 +17.64% 10
East Midlands -4 8 £406 +1.56% 6
North West -18 8 £370 +8.42% 7
South West -37 7 £450 +15.38% 7
Midlands +3 3 £375 -
Business Manager
UK

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 210 (35.06%) Finance
2 205 (34.22%) Project Management
3 128 (21.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (16.19%) Banking
5 87 (14.52%) PRINCE2
6 78 (13.02%) Change Management
7 74 (12.35%) Business Analysis
8 64 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (8.35%) Retail
11 50 (8.35%) Investment Banking
12 42 (7.01%) MS Excel
13 35 (5.84%) Degree
13 35 (5.84%) SAP
14 33 (5.51%) ITIL
14 33 (5.51%) Microsoft
15 31 (5.18%) Risk Management
15 31 (5.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 30 (5.01%) MS PowerPoint
17 29 (4.84%) CRM
18 28 (4.67%) MS Office
18 28 (4.67%) Telecoms
19 27 (4.51%) Marketing
20 26 (4.34%) Front Office
20 26 (4.34%) Programme Management
20 26 (4.34%) MS Visio
21 24 (4.01%) Oracle
21 24 (4.01%) Migration
21 24 (4.01%) Security Cleared

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 22 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (1.00%) CMS
4 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.67%) SAS
6 3 (0.50%) Drupal
7 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (4.67%) MS Office
4 26 (4.34%) MS Visio
5 23 (3.84%) MS Project
6 7 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.83%) Endur
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Agresso
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.33%) Intranet
2 2 (0.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.17%) LTE
3 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.17%) GPRS
3 1 (0.17%) GSM
3 1 (0.17%) LAN
3 1 (0.17%) PBX
3 1 (0.17%) UMTS
3 1 (0.17%) WAN
3 1 (0.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.67%) QlikView
3 10 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.17%) SAP BW
6 6 (1.00%) SAP BI
6 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.67%) EDRMS
7 4 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.50%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.33%) MS Access
10 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.17%) Essbase
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 2 (0.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 210 (35.06%) Finance
2 97 (16.19%) Banking
3 50 (8.35%) Retail
3 50 (8.35%) Investment Banking
4 28 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 27 (4.51%) Marketing
6 26 (4.34%) Front Office
7 17 (2.84%) Legal
8 8 (1.34%) Local Government
9 7 (1.17%) Automotive
9 7 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.00%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.83%) Back Office
11 5 (0.83%) Advertising
11 5 (0.83%) Publishing
11 5 (0.83%) German Language
12 2 (0.33%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.17%) HTML
2 4 (0.67%) Web Services
3 3 (0.50%) XML
3 3 (0.50%) Flash
3 3 (0.50%) .NET
3 3 (0.50%) CSS
4 2 (0.33%) Middleware
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.17%) Spring
5 1 (0.17%) Ajax
5 1 (0.17%) JSON
5 1 (0.17%) jQuery
5 1 (0.17%) DHTML
5 1 (0.17%) JSP
5 1 (0.17%) Struts
5 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.17%) XHTML
5 1 (0.17%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.34%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.50%) NHS
4 11 (1.84%) Fixed Income
4 11 (1.84%) Credit Risk
5 10 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.34%) PMI
7 6 (1.00%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.00%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.00%) Social Media
7 6 (1.00%) Equities
8 5 (0.83%) IVR
8 5 (0.83%) Market Risk
8 5 (0.83%) User Experience
8 5 (0.83%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.67%) FMCG
9 4 (0.67%) Derivative
10 3 (0.50%) EPoS
11 2 (0.33%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.84%) Windows
2 7 (1.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.17%) UNIX
3 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (34.22%) Project Management
2 128 (21.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 87 (14.52%) PRINCE2
4 78 (13.02%) Change Management
5 74 (12.35%) Business Analysis
6 64 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (5.51%) ITIL
9 31 (5.18%) Risk Management
9 31 (5.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 29 (4.84%) CRM
11 26 (4.34%) Programme Management
12 24 (4.01%) Migration
13 23 (3.84%) E-Commerce
13 23 (3.84%) Analytics
13 23 (3.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (3.67%) Business Transformation
14 22 (3.67%) ERP
15 21 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (3.17%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.51%) SQL
2 5 (0.83%) VBA
3 4 (0.67%) PHP
3 4 (0.67%) C
3 4 (0.67%) Java
4 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 35 (5.84%) Degree
2 24 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.50%) PMP
7 8 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.00%) ISEB
9 5 (0.83%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.67%) APMP
11 3 (0.50%) CIPD
11 3 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.50%) CISA
12 2 (0.33%) CISSP
12 2 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.33%) APMG
13 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.84%) QA
2 5 (0.83%) SLA
3 4 (0.67%) COBIT
3 4 (0.67%) Solvency II
3 4 (0.67%) EMIR
4 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) BS25999
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) FINREP
6 1 (0.17%) UCITS
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) MiFID
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
6 1 (0.17%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (5.84%) SAP
2 33 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.01%) Oracle
4 15 (2.50%) Business Objects
5 11 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.34%) HP
6 8 (1.34%) Cognos
7 7 (1.17%) IBM
8 5 (0.83%) Genesys
9 3 (0.50%) Teradata
9 3 (0.50%) Tableau
10 2 (0.33%) Northgate
10 2 (0.33%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.33%) Google
10 2 (0.33%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.17%) Yardi
11 1 (0.17%) F5
11 1 (0.17%) GoldenSource
11 1 (0.17%) Actimize
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £625.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £420 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Fixed Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Gatwick
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago