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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 319 259 271
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 293 349 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.72% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 226 261
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£475 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £333 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £398 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.92% -6.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.50 - -
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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
46778 44742 49913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.00% 92.82% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29097 27301 28553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1954 2464
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 -13 152 £519 +3.75% 46
South East -7 49 £475 +3.82% 16
North West -10 19 £383 +9.28% 10
West Midlands -23 18 £388 +3.33% 7
Yorkshire +4 17 £424 +5.93% 4
East of England -19 10 £450 -2.70% 10
South West -30 8 £438 +12.17% 7
East Midlands -6 7 £405 -4.70% 10
Business Manager
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Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 248 (39.43%) Finance
2 212 (33.70%) Project Management
3 141 (22.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 105 (16.69%) Banking
5 86 (13.67%) Change Management
6 84 (13.35%) PRINCE2
7 78 (12.40%) Business Analysis
8 61 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
10 56 (8.90%) Investment Banking
11 55 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
12 54 (8.59%) Retail
13 45 (7.15%) SAP
14 42 (6.68%) Degree
15 41 (6.52%) MS Excel
16 36 (5.72%) Marketing
17 35 (5.56%) Risk Management
17 35 (5.56%) Telecoms
17 35 (5.56%) Programme Management
18 33 (5.25%) Migration
18 33 (5.25%) Oracle
19 32 (5.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 31 (4.93%) ERP
20 31 (4.93%) Microsoft
21 28 (4.45%) E-Commerce
21 28 (4.45%) CRM
22 27 (4.29%) ITIL
22 27 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
23 26 (4.13%) Business Transformation
23 26 (4.13%) MS Project

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (1.11%) CMS
4 6 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.48%) Drupal
5 3 (0.48%) SAS
6 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 41 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (4.13%) MS Project
4 21 (3.34%) MS Office
5 18 (2.86%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.48%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.48%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.48%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.48%) Agresso
2 3 (0.48%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.79%) Intranet
2 3 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.32%) RTP
3 2 (0.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.16%) 4G
4 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.16%) LTE
4 1 (0.16%) GPRS
4 1 (0.16%) GSM
4 1 (0.16%) UMTS
4 1 (0.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.23%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.43%) QlikView
5 8 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.11%) SAP BW
7 6 (0.95%) SAP BI
7 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.64%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.48%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.48%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.32%) MS Access
11 1 (0.16%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.16%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 248 (39.43%) Finance
2 105 (16.69%) Banking
3 56 (8.90%) Investment Banking
4 54 (8.59%) Retail
5 36 (5.72%) Marketing
6 35 (5.56%) Telecoms
7 25 (3.97%) Front Office
8 16 (2.54%) Legal
9 10 (1.59%) German Language
10 8 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.27%) Back Office
11 7 (1.11%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.79%) Local Government
12 5 (0.79%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.79%) Automotive
13 4 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.48%) Advertising
14 3 (0.48%) Publishing
15 2 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.95%) HTML
2 4 (0.64%) Web Services
3 3 (0.48%) Flash
3 3 (0.48%) Middleware
4 2 (0.32%) XML
4 2 (0.32%) CSS
4 2 (0.32%) .NET
5 1 (0.16%) JSON
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.16%) Spring
5 1 (0.16%) JSP
5 1 (0.16%) Struts
5 1 (0.16%) Swing
5 1 (0.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.23%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.07%) NHS
4 12 (1.91%) Fixed Income
5 11 (1.75%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.11%) Social Media
7 7 (1.11%) Derivative
7 7 (1.11%) Equities
7 7 (1.11%) PMI
8 6 (0.95%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.95%) User Experience
9 5 (0.79%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.79%) Market Risk
9 5 (0.79%) IVR
10 4 (0.64%) EPoS
10 4 (0.64%) FMCG
11 3 (0.48%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.75%) Windows
2 8 (1.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.32%) UNIX
4 1 (0.16%) Android
4 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (33.70%) Project Management
2 141 (22.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 86 (13.67%) Change Management
4 84 (13.35%) PRINCE2
5 78 (12.40%) Business Analysis
6 61 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 35 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 33 (5.25%) Migration
10 32 (5.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 31 (4.93%) ERP
12 28 (4.45%) E-Commerce
12 28 (4.45%) CRM
13 27 (4.29%) ITIL
14 26 (4.13%) Business Transformation
15 22 (3.50%) Project Planning
16 21 (3.34%) Business Development
16 21 (3.34%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (3.18%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.18%) SQL
2 10 (1.59%) C
3 5 (0.79%) VBA
4 4 (0.64%) Java
4 4 (0.64%) PHP
5 1 (0.16%) ABAP
5 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.16%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 42 (6.68%) Degree
2 23 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 18 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.27%) PMP
6 7 (1.11%) ISEB
7 5 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (0.64%) APMP
9 3 (0.48%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 3 (0.48%) CIPD
9 3 (0.48%) CIMA
9 3 (0.48%) CISA
10 2 (0.32%) ACCA
10 2 (0.32%) CISSP
10 2 (0.32%) APMG
11 1 (0.16%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.27%) QA
2 6 (0.95%) Solvency II
2 6 (0.95%) EMIR
3 5 (0.79%) COBIT
3 5 (0.79%) SLA
4 3 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.32%) MiFID
5 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.32%) UCITS
6 1 (0.16%) Basel III
6 1 (0.16%) FINREP
6 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) BS25999
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) Basel II
6 1 (0.16%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (7.15%) SAP
2 33 (5.25%) Oracle
3 31 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.70%) Business Objects
5 9 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.11%) Cognos
6 7 (1.11%) HP
7 6 (0.95%) IBM
8 5 (0.79%) JD Edwards
8 5 (0.79%) Genesys
9 3 (0.48%) Tableau
9 3 (0.48%) Teradata
10 2 (0.32%) Niku
10 2 (0.32%) Avaya
10 2 (0.32%) Remedy
10 2 (0.32%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.32%) Sun
10 2 (0.32%) Sybase
10 2 (0.32%) Google
10 2 (0.32%) Northgate
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