The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Business Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 144 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 7 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.89% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.93% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 25
Median daily rate £363 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £550 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £430
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £49.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-4.04% -17.50%
Business Manager
UK

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
2785 2899 2486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.21% 95.49% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1553 1316
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 96 75
Median hourly rate £30.10 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.14% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Business Manager in the job title.

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 1 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 6 £363 -22.87%
Glasgow -2 1 - - 2
Business Manager
UK

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Business Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.79%) Change Control
5 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
5 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 2 (10.53%) MS Project
6 2 (10.53%) MS Office
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.26%) Process Management
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Law
7 1 (5.26%) Legal
7 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
7 1 (5.26%) SAS
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
7 1 (5.26%) BCP
7 1 (5.26%) BPR
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) Verint
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SAS EBI
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Change Control
4 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) BCP
5 1 (5.26%) BPR
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Avaya
1 1 (5.26%) IBM
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) Verint