The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Scotland 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 105 97 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 17 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 0.76% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.81% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 17
Average daily rate
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£323 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.56% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £700 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2385 2346 2436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 91.07% 93.80% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1129 1116
Average daily rate £360 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 72 103
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £24.00 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Business Manager
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow +10 6 £280 -
Edinburgh -21 5 £319 -19.50% 1
Stirling 0 2 £360 -24.21%
Aberdeen -1 1 £315 -3.07%
Business Manager
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Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 26 (46.43%) Project Management
2 17 (30.36%) Finance
3 15 (26.79%) CRM
4 12 (21.43%) Business Transformation
5 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
6 10 (17.86%) ERP
7 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) Banking
10 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (7.14%) Change Management
10 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (5.36%) Budget Control
11 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
11 3 (5.36%) Genesys
11 3 (5.36%) PRINCE
11 3 (5.36%) UML
11 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
11 3 (5.36%) Marketing
11 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
12 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
12 2 (3.57%) Use Case
12 2 (3.57%) MS Office
12 2 (3.57%) SQL
12 2 (3.57%) Oracle
12 2 (3.57%) PMI
12 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
12 2 (3.57%) Front Office

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) PMI
2 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Project Management
2 15 (26.79%) CRM
3 12 (21.43%) Business Transformation
4 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
5 10 (17.86%) ERP
6 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.14%) Change Management
10 3 (5.36%) PRINCE
10 3 (5.36%) UML
10 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.36%) Budget Control
11 2 (3.57%) Use Case
11 2 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (3.57%) Cash Management
11 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
12 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) VB
2 1 (1.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Genesys
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Sybase
3 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.79%) Charles River