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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 290 255 295
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 331 358 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.76% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.82% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 243 159
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£475 £462 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 £80.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
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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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 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 March 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 -43 151 £500 +2.56% 66
South East -14 84 £514 +7.03% 25
North West -5 30 £350 -12.50% 15
Yorkshire -15 18 £458 +4.57% 9
East Midlands +4 13 £456 +21.66% 3
South West +2 13 £413 +10.00% 10
West Midlands -9 12 £425 +6.25% 8
East of England +5 7 £550 - 4
Midlands - - - -
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Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 233 (36.81%) Finance
2 200 (31.60%) Project Management
3 131 (20.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 105 (16.59%) PRINCE2
5 97 (15.32%) Banking
6 90 (14.22%) Change Management
7 70 (11.06%) Business Analysis
8 61 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
10 51 (8.06%) ITIL
11 47 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (6.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 38 (6.00%) Retail
13 38 (6.00%) Microsoft
13 38 (6.00%) SAP
14 34 (5.37%) Investment Banking
15 33 (5.21%) Programme Management
16 31 (4.90%) Degree
17 30 (4.74%) Legal
17 30 (4.74%) Management Information System
18 29 (4.58%) Pharmaceutical
18 29 (4.58%) Security Cleared
19 27 (4.27%) SQL
19 27 (4.27%) Risk Management
20 26 (4.11%) Telecoms
20 26 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
20 26 (4.11%) ERP
20 26 (4.11%) PRINCE
20 26 (4.11%) Marketing
21 25 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.95%) SAS
3 5 (0.79%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.16%) CMS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.16%) IIS
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (3.95%) MS Project
1 25 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (3.00%) MS Office
4 15 (2.37%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.16%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Endur
2 5 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.79%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.32%) Maximo
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.16%) BPCS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.16%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.16%) SaaS
1 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.79%) Internet
2 4 (0.63%) Intranet
3 3 (0.47%) RTP
4 2 (0.32%) Firewall
4 2 (0.32%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) PBX
5 1 (0.16%) WAN
5 1 (0.16%) HTTP
5 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (0.95%) QlikView
4 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.79%) EDRMS
4 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.63%) SAP BI
5 4 (0.63%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.47%) Big Data
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.32%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.32%) DB2
7 2 (0.32%) OLAP
7 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 233 (36.81%) Finance
2 97 (15.32%) Banking
3 38 (6.00%) Retail
4 34 (5.37%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.74%) Legal
6 29 (4.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 26 (4.11%) Telecoms
7 26 (4.11%) Marketing
8 19 (3.00%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.58%) Advertising
10 9 (1.42%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.26%) Law
11 8 (1.26%) Front Office
12 7 (1.11%) Electronics
12 7 (1.11%) Local Government
13 6 (0.95%) Publishing
13 6 (0.95%) Back Office
13 6 (0.95%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.79%) Billing
14 5 (0.79%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.26%) .NET
2 2 (0.32%) HTML
2 2 (0.32%) XML
3 1 (0.16%) Flash
3 1 (0.16%) CGI
3 1 (0.16%) FpML
3 1 (0.16%) Ajax
3 1 (0.16%) MDX
3 1 (0.16%) jQuery
3 1 (0.16%) HTML5
3 1 (0.16%) DHTML
3 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.79%) NHS
4 13 (2.05%) PMI
4 13 (2.05%) Life Science
5 8 (1.26%) FMCG
6 7 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.95%) Fixed Income
7 6 (0.95%) User Experience
8 5 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (0.79%) Equities
8 5 (0.79%) Economics
8 5 (0.79%) Derivative
8 5 (0.79%) Social Media
9 4 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.47%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.47%) DTV
10 3 (0.47%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.47%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (2.69%) Windows
2 3 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.32%) AIX
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (31.60%) Project Management
2 131 (20.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 105 (16.59%) PRINCE2
4 90 (14.22%) Change Management
5 70 (11.06%) Business Analysis
6 61 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (8.06%) ITIL
8 47 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (6.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 33 (5.21%) Programme Management
11 27 (4.27%) Risk Management
12 26 (4.11%) PRINCE
12 26 (4.11%) ERP
13 25 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (3.95%) Business Transformation
14 21 (3.32%) Analytics
14 21 (3.32%) Migration
15 19 (3.00%) Workflow
15 19 (3.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.27%) SQL
2 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
2 2 (0.32%) C
2 2 (0.32%) VBA
3 1 (0.16%) Java
3 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.16%) VB
3 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (4.90%) Degree
2 29 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 22 (3.48%) PMI Certification
5 17 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (2.69%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.90%) ISEB
6 12 (1.90%) PMP
7 6 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.79%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (0.79%) APMP
9 4 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.32%) CIPD
11 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 2 (0.32%) ACCA
11 2 (0.32%) CIMA
11 2 (0.32%) CISSP
12 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.42%) Solvency II
2 8 (1.26%) SLA
3 5 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.79%) QA
4 4 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) GAMP
5 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.32%) GxP
5 2 (0.32%) Basel III
5 2 (0.32%) COREP
5 2 (0.32%) FINREP
6 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.16%) FATCA
6 1 (0.16%) P3O
6 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.16%) XenApp
1 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) OpenView
2 1 (0.16%) MOM
2 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (6.00%) SAP
1 38 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.05%) Oracle
3 10 (1.58%) Cognos
3 10 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.26%) Business Objects
5 5 (0.79%) Adobe
6 4 (0.63%) Informatica
6 4 (0.63%) ATG
6 4 (0.63%) hybris
6 4 (0.63%) Demandware
7 3 (0.47%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.47%) Teradata
7 3 (0.47%) IBM
7 3 (0.47%) HP
7 3 (0.47%) Siebel
8 2 (0.32%) Progress
8 2 (0.32%) Calypso
8 2 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.32%) Cognizant
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