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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 201 190 205
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 48 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.60% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 33
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£475 £465 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £322 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £393 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.50 - -
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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
8509 8083 9242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.02% 92.89% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4734 4294 4302
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 507 606
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £39.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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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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
Buckinghamshire +9 15 £475 +19.94% 3
Berkshire +14 12 £450 -16.27% 2
Hampshire -19 7 £425 -5.55% 5
Oxfordshire -5 5 £475 +72.72% 2
Surrey -11 4 £525 - 1
Middlesex +5 3 £484 +2.97%
West Sussex +3 1 £290 -18.88% 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
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England

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 44 (42.31%) Project Management
2 37 (35.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (30.77%) Finance
4 20 (19.23%) Change Management
5 13 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 13 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 11 (10.58%) Marketing
7 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.65%) SAP
8 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
8 9 (8.65%) Degree
8 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.77%) Six Sigma
11 6 (5.77%) Retail
11 6 (5.77%) Project Planning
11 6 (5.77%) Business Transformation
12 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (4.81%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (4.81%) ERP
12 5 (4.81%) Oracle
12 5 (4.81%) CRM
13 4 (3.85%) MS Project
13 4 (3.85%) HTML
13 4 (3.85%) PHP
13 4 (3.85%) B2B
13 4 (3.85%) B2C

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (3.85%) CMS
2 3 (2.88%) Drupal
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.85%) MS Project
3 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) MS Office
4 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (2.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (2.88%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.92%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.96%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.96%) SAP HANA
General
1 32 (30.77%) Finance
2 13 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.58%) Marketing
4 6 (5.77%) Retail
5 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.92%) Electronics
8 1 (0.96%) Automotive
8 1 (0.96%) Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Local Government
8 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.96%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) HTML
2 3 (2.88%) Web Services
2 3 (2.88%) Flash
3 1 (0.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) Social Media
3 2 (1.92%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.92%) DTV
3 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.96%) CMDB
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.92%) Windows
1 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.31%) Project Management
2 37 (35.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (19.23%) Change Management
4 13 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
6 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.77%) Six Sigma
9 6 (5.77%) Project Planning
9 6 (5.77%) Business Transformation
10 5 (4.81%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (4.81%) ERP
10 5 (4.81%) CRM
11 4 (3.85%) B2B
11 4 (3.85%) B2C
11 4 (3.85%) PRINCE
11 4 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.85%) PHP
2 3 (2.88%) C
2 3 (2.88%) Java
3 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) PMP
2 4 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.96%) CISA
4 1 (0.96%) CISM
4 1 (0.96%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) BS25999
Vendors
1 9 (8.65%) SAP
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle
3 4 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.92%) HP
5 2 (1.92%) Google
5 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.96%) F5
6 1 (0.96%) Tableau
6 1 (0.96%) Juniper
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco