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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 69 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.69% 0.61% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.64% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£368 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
810 629 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.10% 95.30% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 341 370
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.70 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 5 (50.00%) Genesys
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) PMI
6 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Solvency II
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Banking

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Genesys
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft