The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 Reading 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 68 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 14 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.30% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate £475 - £450
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
958 710 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.20% 91.97% 90.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 303 350
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 46
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Manager
Berkshire

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Logistics
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) RTP
4 2 (11.76%) Intranet
4 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Games
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.76%) Product Management
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) eTOM
4 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) MVNO
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Billing
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Banking

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) RTP
2 2 (11.76%) Intranet
2 2 (11.76%) MVNO
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Games
5 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Billing
5 1 (5.88%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
1 4 (23.53%) Logistics
2 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) ETL
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Product Management
2 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
2 2 (11.76%) eTOM
2 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
2 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Budget Control
3 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos