The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Business Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Manager
England / South East
Rank 206 232 209
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 35 25 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.30% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.32% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 35
Median daily rate £450 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £331 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £563 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.54 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
6675 7841 8696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.22% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3855 4600 4711
Median daily rate £401 £392 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% +4.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 408 427
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +21 13 £450 -12.62% 2
Hampshire +21 11 £565 +18.94% 3
Surrey +13 4 £450 -10.00% 4
East Sussex +6 2 £371 +6.07%
Buckinghamshire +4 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 3
Business Manager
England

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 South East region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 25 (30.86%) Project Management
3 22 (27.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (24.69%) Business Analysis
5 18 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 18 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (20.99%) Change Management
7 13 (16.05%) PRINCE2
7 13 (16.05%) Business Transformation
8 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.35%) Marketing
9 10 (12.35%) Business Development
10 9 (11.11%) Degree
11 7 (8.64%) Internet
11 7 (8.64%) CRM
11 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (8.64%) Business Continuity
11 7 (8.64%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (7.41%) Case Management
12 6 (7.41%) Analytics
12 6 (7.41%) Data Architecture
12 6 (7.41%) Mandarin Language
12 6 (7.41%) Spanish Language
12 6 (7.41%) PLM
12 6 (7.41%) Programme Management
12 6 (7.41%) MBA
12 6 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (7.41%) Economics
12 6 (7.41%) Google
12 6 (7.41%) IBM

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (2.47%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Project
2 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.23%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Broadband
2 1 (1.23%) Network Security
2 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 10 (12.35%) Marketing
4 6 (7.41%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (7.41%) Spanish Language
5 5 (6.17%) Advertising
6 3 (3.70%) Retail
7 2 (2.47%) Electronics
7 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.23%) Automotive
8 1 (1.23%) Back Office
8 1 (1.23%) Billing
8 1 (1.23%) German Language
8 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Economics
3 2 (2.47%) CCTV
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) PMI
4 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Social Media
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Project Management
2 22 (27.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (24.69%) Business Analysis
4 17 (20.99%) Change Management
5 13 (16.05%) Business Transformation
5 13 (16.05%) PRINCE2
6 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.35%) Business Development
8 7 (8.64%) Business Continuity
8 7 (8.64%) CRM
8 7 (8.64%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (7.41%) Analytics
9 6 (7.41%) Case Management
9 6 (7.41%) Data Architecture
9 6 (7.41%) PLM
9 6 (7.41%) Programme Management
10 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.17%) ITIL
10 5 (6.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) MBA
3 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.47%) PMP
4 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) APMP
5 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) CCA
5 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Google
1 6 (7.41%) HP
1 6 (7.41%) IBM
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle
1 6 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (2.47%) Cisco
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.47%) Virgin Media
3 1 (1.23%) Amdocs
3 1 (1.23%) Avaya
3 1 (1.23%) Huawei
3 1 (1.23%) Informatica
3 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.23%) webMethods