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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 176 178 202
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 80 71 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.75% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.82% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 42 19
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £330 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £390
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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
9169 8688 7867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.86% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5062 4803 3935
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 456 615
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +3 28 £600 +71.42% 6
Berkshire -9 18 £500 +5.26% 6
West Sussex - 9 £438 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £350 -16.66%
Surrey -5 6 £525 - 3
Oxfordshire -21 5 £365 -30.47% 3
Kent -1 3 £356 +37.01% 1
Middlesex +7 2 £418 -
East Sussex -8 2 £438 -32.69% 1
Business Manager
England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (37.96%) Project Management
2 37 (27.01%) Change Management
3 33 (24.09%) Finance
4 25 (18.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 25 (18.25%) PRINCE2
5 23 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (16.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 19 (13.87%) Programme Management
7 17 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (11.68%) Telecoms
9 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (10.95%) Business Analysis
10 13 (9.49%) Life Science
11 12 (8.76%) PMI Certification
12 10 (7.30%) ITIL
12 10 (7.30%) Manufacturing
13 9 (6.57%) Strategic Planning
13 9 (6.57%) Marketing
14 8 (5.84%) PRINCE
14 8 (5.84%) SAP
14 8 (5.84%) PMP
14 8 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (5.11%) Six Sigma
15 7 (5.11%) Hyperion
15 7 (5.11%) Risk Management
15 7 (5.11%) Time Management
15 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 6 (4.38%) IT Governance
16 6 (4.38%) NHS
16 6 (4.38%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.38%) MS Project
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
2 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
1 1 (0.73%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) RTP
2 1 (0.73%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.46%) OLAP
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.73%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.73%) QlikView
5 1 (0.73%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 33 (24.09%) Finance
2 25 (18.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 16 (11.68%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.30%) Manufacturing
5 9 (6.57%) Marketing
6 4 (2.92%) Automotive
6 4 (2.92%) Legal
6 4 (2.92%) Retail
6 4 (2.92%) Billing
6 4 (2.92%) Electronics
7 3 (2.19%) Banking
7 3 (2.19%) Publishing
8 2 (1.46%) Advertising
8 2 (1.46%) Games
9 1 (0.73%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.73%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.49%) Life Science
3 6 (4.38%) NHS
4 5 (3.65%) PMI
5 4 (2.92%) DTV
6 3 (2.19%) FMCG
7 2 (1.46%) LIMS
7 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.73%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.96%) Project Management
2 37 (27.01%) Change Management
3 25 (18.25%) PRINCE2
4 23 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (16.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 19 (13.87%) Programme Management
6 17 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (10.95%) Business Analysis
8 10 (7.30%) ITIL
9 9 (6.57%) Strategic Planning
10 8 (5.84%) PRINCE
11 7 (5.11%) Six Sigma
11 7 (5.11%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.11%) Time Management
12 6 (4.38%) IT Governance
12 6 (4.38%) ERP
13 5 (3.65%) E-Commerce
13 5 (3.65%) Process Management
13 5 (3.65%) Data Management
13 5 (3.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.46%) SQL
2 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.76%) PMI Certification
2 8 (5.84%) PMP
3 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (3.65%) Degree
5 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.73%) ISEB
6 1 (0.73%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.46%) SLA
1 2 (1.46%) GAMP
1 2 (1.46%) GxP
2 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.73%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 8 (5.84%) SAP
2 7 (5.11%) Hyperion
3 4 (2.92%) Oracle
3 4 (2.92%) Cognos
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.46%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.46%) Siebel
6 1 (0.73%) Netezza
6 1 (0.73%) Tableau
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Annapurna
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago