The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 59 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.02% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.61% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate £420 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +8.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
833 492 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.66% 93.36% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 277 337
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 62
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.52 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Manager
Buckinghamshire

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (52.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Six Sigma
4 4 (19.05%) BPR
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Retail
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.76%) COBIT
7 1 (4.76%) QA
7 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.76%) BS25999
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (4.76%) Logistics
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Business Development

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Six Sigma
3 4 (19.05%) BPR
4 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Logistics
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) COBIT
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) BS25999
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle