The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 65 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.64% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Average daily rate
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- £525 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -6.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.50 - -
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
780 934 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.76% 91.48% 87.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 427 362
Average daily rate £376 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Intranet
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Product Management
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Insight
3 2 (16.67%) MVNO
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Revenue Management
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) eTOM
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) SQL

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
1 2 (16.67%) MVNO
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Product Management
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Insight
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) eTOM
4 1 (8.33%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft