The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 65 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.87% 0.77% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.82% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Average daily rate
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£433 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.94% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £433 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £431
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 £70.00 - -
Business Manager
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
962 855 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.86% 94.27% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 460 635
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 32
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.97 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Manager across the Leeds region.

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) JD Edwards
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) ERP
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Windows
8 1 (5.00%) ISEB
8 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Banking
8 1 (5.00%) Data Management
8 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.00%) Waterfall

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint