The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 194 181 186
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 60 67 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.75% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.81% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 27
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£500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £612
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £60.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.45 £60.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +60.00%
Business Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8550 8239 7414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.81% 91.87% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4827 4558 3777
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 438 575
Average hourly rate £16.66 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.98% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
Hampshire +9 18 £525 +20.00% 4
Berkshire 0 18 £500 +25.00% 7
West Sussex - 5 £428 -
Buckinghamshire -17 4 £350 -15.40% 1
Surrey -6 3 £511 -2.76% 3
East Sussex -12 3 £375 -42.30%
Kent -2 2 £375 -19.78%
Oxfordshire -24 2 £483 +7.22% 7
Middlesex - 2 £340 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 49 (36.30%) Project Management
2 34 (25.19%) Change Management
3 33 (24.44%) Finance
4 26 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 24 (17.78%) PRINCE2
7 21 (15.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 18 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 17 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (11.11%) Programme Management
11 14 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (9.63%) Life Science
12 13 (9.63%) Business Analysis
13 10 (7.41%) ITIL
13 10 (7.41%) PMI Certification
14 9 (6.67%) PRINCE
14 9 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
14 9 (6.67%) SDLC
15 8 (5.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (5.93%) Marketing
15 8 (5.93%) MS Project
15 8 (5.93%) Hyperion
16 7 (5.19%) PMP
16 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
16 7 (5.19%) Migration
17 6 (4.44%) Automotive
17 6 (4.44%) IT Governance
17 6 (4.44%) NHS
17 6 (4.44%) Six Sigma

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Project
2 6 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.22%) MS Office
5 1 (0.74%) SPSS
5 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
1 1 (0.74%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) RTP
2 1 (0.74%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.48%) OLAP
4 2 (1.48%) QlikView
5 1 (0.74%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.74%) MS Access
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.74%) SAP BI
General
1 33 (24.44%) Finance
2 25 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 18 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.93%) Marketing
5 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.44%) Automotive
7 5 (3.70%) Legal
8 4 (2.96%) Billing
9 3 (2.22%) Electronics
9 3 (2.22%) Banking
9 3 (2.22%) Publishing
10 2 (1.48%) Retail
11 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.74%) Military
11 1 (0.74%) Games
11 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.63%) Life Science
3 6 (4.44%) NHS
4 4 (2.96%) PMI
5 3 (2.22%) FMCG
5 3 (2.22%) DTV
6 2 (1.48%) LIMS
6 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.74%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.30%) Project Management
2 34 (25.19%) Change Management
3 26 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (17.78%) PRINCE2
5 21 (15.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 17 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 13 (9.63%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.41%) ITIL
10 9 (6.67%) PRINCE
10 9 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
10 9 (6.67%) SDLC
11 7 (5.19%) Migration
12 6 (4.44%) IT Governance
12 6 (4.44%) Six Sigma
12 6 (4.44%) Time Management
13 5 (3.70%) Budget Control
13 5 (3.70%) Data Management
13 5 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (2.96%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.74%) C
1 1 (0.74%) SQL
1 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 8 (5.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (5.19%) PMP
4 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.96%) Degree
6 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) IIBA
7 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) GAMP
2 2 (1.48%) GxP
2 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 8 (5.93%) Hyperion
2 6 (4.44%) SAP
3 3 (2.22%) Cognos
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.48%) Siebel
5 1 (0.74%) Tableau
5 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco
5 1 (0.74%) Netezza