The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 67 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.22% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.74% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£456 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.14% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £322 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £414 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £66.50 -
% change year-on-year
-69.92% -
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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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
873 812 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.41% 93.01% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 381 342
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 16
Average hourly rate £51.00 £16.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.09% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £150.70 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Manager in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Manager across the Glasgow region.

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) MS Project
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Front Office
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) RDBMS

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Front Office
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle