The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 114 80 94
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 15 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 1.19% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.28% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 16
Average daily rate
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£420 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.07% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £398 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.92% -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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2589 2268 2464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.10% 93.37% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 1086 1160
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 88 119
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.86 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -2.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £32.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Edinburgh -11 4 £388 - 1
Glasgow -14 4 £425 +30.76%
Stirling - 3 - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (48.72%) Project Management
2 15 (38.46%) Finance
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 9 (23.08%) CRM
5 8 (20.51%) Business Transformation
6 7 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 5 (12.82%) ERP
8 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
8 5 (12.82%) Genesys
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle
8 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.82%) Banking
8 5 (12.82%) Change Management
8 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
9 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.26%) PRINCE
10 3 (7.69%) UML
10 3 (7.69%) SQL
10 3 (7.69%) MS Project
10 3 (7.69%) Migration
11 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
11 2 (5.13%) Legal
11 2 (5.13%) Front Office
11 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
11 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
11 2 (5.13%) Use Case

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.69%) MS Project
5 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.56%) QlikView
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Front Office
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) PMI
2 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.13%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Project Management
2 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 9 (23.08%) CRM
4 8 (20.51%) Business Transformation
5 5 (12.82%) ERP
5 5 (12.82%) Change Management
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) PRINCE
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) UML
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.13%) Use Case
8 2 (5.13%) Budget Control
8 2 (5.13%) Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VB
2 1 (2.56%) VBA
2 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
1 5 (12.82%) Genesys
2 2 (5.13%) Bloomberg
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Sybase
3 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos