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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 218 217 199
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 45 59 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.61% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.64% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 34
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £352 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £615 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £462 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £20.00 £66.50
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -69.92%
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
8141 9236 8644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.95% 95.04% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4923 5536 4802
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 428 429
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire -2 10 £450 -
Berkshire -3 9 £425 -9.57% 6
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £513 +28.12% 1
Surrey +3 6 £500 -16.66% 3
Oxfordshire -5 4 £475 - 1
East Sussex +8 3 £513 +25.00%
Middlesex - 3 £540 -
West Sussex -3 2 £419 -11.84% 1
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 30 (32.97%) Project Management
2 25 (27.47%) Finance
2 25 (27.47%) PRINCE2
3 24 (26.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (17.58%) Change Management
6 13 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (12.09%) Business Analysis
7 11 (12.09%) Business Transformation
8 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
9 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
9 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
9 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
10 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.69%) SAP
12 6 (6.59%) Business Development
12 6 (6.59%) Degree
12 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.49%) ITIL
13 5 (5.49%) SQL
13 5 (5.49%) Marketing
14 4 (4.40%) Office 365
14 4 (4.40%) Process Improvement
14 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (4.40%) Retail
14 4 (4.40%) Programme Management
14 4 (4.40%) Business Continuity
14 4 (4.40%) BCP
15 3 (3.30%) Hyperion
15 3 (3.30%) SQL Server

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 (2.20%) SAS
2 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.20%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) HFM
2 1 (1.10%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.10%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Network Security
1 1 (1.10%) Skype
1 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.10%) Big Data
3 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.10%) QlikView
3 1 (1.10%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) JIRA
1 1 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (27.47%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.49%) Marketing
4 4 (4.40%) Retail
5 3 (3.30%) Advertising
6 2 (2.20%) Automotive
6 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
7 1 (1.10%) Electronics
7 1 (1.10%) Front Office
7 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.10%) German Language
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.30%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.20%) CCTV
3 2 (2.20%) EPoS
4 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) NHS
4 1 (1.10%) PMI
4 1 (1.10%) Social Media
4 1 (1.10%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Project Management
2 25 (27.47%) PRINCE2
3 24 (26.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (17.58%) Change Management
6 13 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (12.09%) Business Analysis
7 11 (12.09%) Business Transformation
8 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.59%) Business Development
10 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.49%) ITIL
12 4 (4.40%) BCP
12 4 (4.40%) Business Continuity
12 4 (4.40%) Process Improvement
12 4 (4.40%) Programme Management
13 3 (3.30%) Business Continuity Planning
13 3 (3.30%) People Management
13 3 (3.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) Java
2 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.59%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) ACCA
4 2 (2.20%) APMG
4 2 (2.20%) CIMA
4 2 (2.20%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (2.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.10%) PMP
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) ISO22301
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) SAP
2 3 (3.30%) Hyperion
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle
3 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco
4 1 (1.10%) Dell
4 1 (1.10%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.10%) OpenText
4 1 (1.10%) Rally
4 1 (1.10%) Virgin Media