The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 253 212 236
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 153 216 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.89% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.96% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 161 118
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £351 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £673 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £428 £390
% change year-on-year
+9.94% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Business Manager
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20668 22384 20066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 92.72% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14201 15504 13595
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 402 410
Average hourly rate £18.60 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.65 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
City of London +9 44 £475 -3.79% 24
Canary Wharf -9 2 £563 +50.00%
Docklands, London +6 1 £550 +2.32%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £365 -30.47% 2
South Croydon - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 130 (43.33%) Finance
2 84 (28.00%) Project Management
3 75 (25.00%) Banking
4 57 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 40 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 40 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (13.00%) Change Management
8 37 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (9.33%) Investment Banking
11 26 (8.67%) Degree
12 24 (8.00%) Microsoft
12 24 (8.00%) ITIL
13 21 (7.00%) Management Information System
13 21 (7.00%) Retail
14 20 (6.67%) MS Excel
14 20 (6.67%) SQL
15 18 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (5.33%) Analytics
16 16 (5.33%) SQL Server
16 16 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (5.00%) SAP
17 15 (5.00%) Asset Management
17 15 (5.00%) Programme Management
17 15 (5.00%) Business Transformation
17 15 (5.00%) Waterfall
18 13 (4.33%) Security Cleared
18 13 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
18 13 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Certification

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.67%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) SAS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (4.00%) MS Project
4 11 (3.67%) MS Office
5 5 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.33%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Endur
2 3 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.67%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.33%) Maximo
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.33%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.33%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Office 365
1 1 (0.33%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.00%) Internet
2 2 (0.67%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) LAN
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.33%) Network Security
3 1 (0.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.33%) SQL Server
1 16 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.67%) Data Mining
2 5 (1.67%) EDRMS
3 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.00%) QlikView
4 3 (1.00%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.00%) SAP BI
4 3 (1.00%) Big Data
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.67%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.67%) DB2
6 1 (0.33%) OLAP
6 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 130 (43.33%) Finance
2 75 (25.00%) Banking
3 28 (9.33%) Investment Banking
4 21 (7.00%) Retail
5 13 (4.33%) Legal
6 11 (3.67%) Marketing
7 10 (3.33%) Retail Banking
8 9 (3.00%) Law
9 8 (2.67%) Front Office
10 7 (2.33%) Financial Institution
11 6 (2.00%) Local Government
11 6 (2.00%) Advertising
12 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.67%) Private Banking
13 3 (1.00%) French Language
13 3 (1.00%) Electronics
14 2 (0.67%) Back Office
14 2 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.67%) Games
15 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.33%) XML
2 1 (0.33%) Flash
2 1 (0.33%) FpML
2 1 (0.33%) MDX
2 1 (0.33%) HTML5
2 1 (0.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.67%) NHS
4 8 (2.67%) PMI
4 8 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.00%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.00%) Equities
5 6 (2.00%) Derivative
6 5 (1.67%) Economics
6 5 (1.67%) Social Media
7 3 (1.00%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.00%) FMCG
7 3 (1.00%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.67%) Statistics
8 2 (0.67%) iSeries
8 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.67%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.67%) Windows
2 2 (0.67%) AIX
3 1 (0.33%) Linux
3 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (28.00%) Project Management
2 57 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 40 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 39 (13.00%) Change Management
6 37 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (8.00%) ITIL
9 18 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (5.33%) Analytics
11 15 (5.00%) Waterfall
11 15 (5.00%) Business Transformation
11 15 (5.00%) Asset Management
11 15 (5.00%) Programme Management
12 13 (4.33%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.00%) Information Management
14 11 (3.67%) Migration
14 11 (3.67%) Risk Management
14 11 (3.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 11 (3.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.33%) VB
2 1 (0.33%) VBA
2 1 (0.33%) C
2 1 (0.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (8.67%) Degree
2 13 (4.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (3.00%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.00%) ISEB
5 4 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.33%) APMP
5 4 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.67%) ACCA
7 2 (0.67%) CIMA
7 2 (0.67%) CISSP
7 2 (0.67%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) APMG
8 1 (0.33%) CIPD
8 1 (0.33%) PMP
8 1 (0.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.33%) Solvency II
2 4 (1.33%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) Basel III
3 2 (0.67%) COREP
3 2 (0.67%) FINREP
3 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.67%) FATCA
3 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) MiFID
4 1 (0.33%) P3O
4 1 (0.33%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.00%) SAP
3 7 (2.33%) Oracle
4 6 (2.00%) Cognos
5 5 (1.67%) Adobe
5 5 (1.67%) Demandware
6 4 (1.33%) hybris
6 4 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.33%) ATG
6 4 (1.33%) HP
6 4 (1.33%) Informatica
7 3 (1.00%) Progress
7 3 (1.00%) Teradata
8 2 (0.67%) Symantec
8 2 (0.67%) Calypso
8 2 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.67%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.67%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.33%) Apple
9 1 (0.33%) Citrix
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