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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 229 216 211
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 183 190 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.84% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.90% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 138 143
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£477 £500 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £373 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.45 £60.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +60.00%
Business Manager
England

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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 43 £475 -5.00% 23
Docklands, London -2 3 £550 +37.50%
Canary Wharf -16 3 £550 +46.66%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £365 -30.47% 1
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 142 (42.26%) Finance
2 87 (25.89%) Project Management
3 84 (25.00%) Banking
4 73 (21.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (17.26%) Change Management
6 46 (13.69%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (13.10%) PRINCE2
8 39 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (11.61%) Business Analysis
9 35 (10.42%) Investment Banking
10 31 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (8.33%) Retail
12 24 (7.14%) Business Transformation
12 24 (7.14%) Degree
12 24 (7.14%) ITIL
13 22 (6.55%) Management Information System
14 21 (6.25%) Microsoft
15 19 (5.65%) Security Cleared
16 18 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (5.36%) Analytics
16 18 (5.36%) SQL
17 16 (4.76%) SAP
17 16 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (4.76%) Marketing
17 16 (4.76%) Information Management
17 16 (4.76%) Legal
18 15 (4.46%) Programme Management
18 15 (4.46%) MS Excel
18 15 (4.46%) SQL Server
19 14 (4.17%) Asset Management

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) SAS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (2.98%) MS Project
3 7 (2.08%) MS Office
4 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.89%) SAP CO
1 3 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.60%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.30%) Summit
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.79%) Internet
2 2 (0.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) Network Security
3 1 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.38%) Data Mining
4 7 (2.08%) EDRMS
5 5 (1.49%) QlikView
6 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.60%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.60%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.30%) DB2
8 1 (0.30%) OLAP
8 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 142 (42.26%) Finance
2 84 (25.00%) Banking
3 35 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 28 (8.33%) Retail
5 16 (4.76%) Marketing
5 16 (4.76%) Legal
6 12 (3.57%) Law
7 11 (3.27%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.38%) Advertising
8 8 (2.38%) Front Office
9 7 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.08%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.49%) Private Banking
11 4 (1.19%) Local Government
11 4 (1.19%) Back Office
12 3 (0.89%) Electronics
12 3 (0.89%) French Language
13 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.60%) Games
14 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (0.30%) Flash
2 1 (0.30%) HTML
2 1 (0.30%) XML
2 1 (0.30%) FpML
2 1 (0.30%) MDX
2 1 (0.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.55%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.87%) NHS
4 8 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.08%) PMI
5 7 (2.08%) Equities
6 6 (1.79%) Video on Demand
6 6 (1.79%) Social Media
6 6 (1.79%) Online Banking
6 6 (1.79%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.49%) Derivative
8 4 (1.19%) User Experience
8 4 (1.19%) Economics
9 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.60%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.60%) FMCG
10 2 (0.60%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.30%) Linux
2 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (25.89%) Project Management
2 73 (21.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (17.26%) Change Management
4 46 (13.69%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (13.10%) PRINCE2
6 39 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (11.61%) Business Analysis
7 24 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 24 (7.14%) ITIL
8 18 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (5.36%) Analytics
9 16 (4.76%) Information Management
10 15 (4.46%) Programme Management
11 14 (4.17%) Asset Management
11 14 (4.17%) Waterfall
12 13 (3.87%) Service Delivery
13 12 (3.57%) E-Commerce
13 12 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 11 (3.27%) Line Management
15 10 (2.98%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.36%) SQL
2 1 (0.30%) C
2 1 (0.30%) Java
2 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.30%) VB
2 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (7.14%) Degree
2 19 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.68%) PMI Certification
3 9 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.79%) ISEB
6 5 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.49%) APMP
7 3 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.60%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.60%) ACCA
8 2 (0.60%) CIMA
8 2 (0.60%) PMP
9 1 (0.30%) HNC
9 1 (0.30%) CCA
9 1 (0.30%) CCAB
9 1 (0.30%) CIPD
9 1 (0.30%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.79%) QA
2 5 (1.49%) MiFID
2 5 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (1.19%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.89%) EMIR
5 2 (0.60%) FATCA
5 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.60%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.30%) P3O
6 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 3 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.76%) SAP
3 6 (1.79%) Oracle
4 5 (1.49%) HP
4 5 (1.49%) Adobe
4 5 (1.49%) Demandware
5 4 (1.19%) hybris
5 4 (1.19%) ATG
6 3 (0.89%) Progress
6 3 (0.89%) Informatica
6 3 (0.89%) Symantec
6 3 (0.89%) Teradata
7 2 (0.60%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.60%) Calypso
7 2 (0.60%) Cognos
8 1 (0.30%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.30%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.30%) IBM
8 1 (0.30%) Citrix
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