The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Business Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 335 336 348
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 346 362 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.66% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 234 204
Median daily rate £475 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £26.25 £48.75 £66.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -26.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £25.75 £38.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £71.75 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £20.00 £66.50
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -69.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Manager within the UK.

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Manager within the UK.

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
England +20 327 £475 +5.55% 81
London -39 152 £500 +5.26% 33
South East -7 45 £453 +0.55% 14
West Midlands -1 34 £455 +9.51% 4
North West +29 31 £488 +14.70% 10
City of London +2 22 £525 +10.52% 12
East Midlands +8 19 £500 +53.84% 1
South West +15 16 £475 +5.55% 3
Manchester -2 15 £500 +17.64% 7
Yorkshire +6 14 £375 -12.48% 4
West Yorkshire +11 11 £375 -11.76% 3
East of England +9 10 £400 -13.51% 8
Scotland -7 10 £438 +16.66% 2
Hampshire +5 9 £322 -30.00% 2
Coventry -7 9 £351 -29.75%
Leeds +8 8 £375 -8.86%
Leicestershire +8 8 £500 - 1
Leicester +7 8 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £500 +25.00% 2
Derbyshire +6 7 - -
Surrey +4 7 £475 -20.83% 2
Birmingham -4 7 £455 +3.29% 2
Glasgow +11 6 £425 -6.84% 1
West Sussex +6 6 £425 -10.52% 1
Bristol +3 6 £381 -19.73% 2
Cheshire +3 6 £500 - 1
Derby +3 6 - -
Staffordshire 0 6 £413 +6.45%
Berkshire -2 5 £575 +22.34% 5
Edinburgh +9 4 £450 +28.38% 1

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 197 (30.97%) Finance
2 180 (28.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 170 (26.73%) Project Management
4 156 (24.53%) Change Management
5 95 (14.94%) Business Analysis
6 87 (13.68%) PRINCE2
7 77 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
8 70 (11.01%) SAP
8 70 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (9.59%) Banking
10 52 (8.18%) Security Cleared
11 51 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (7.55%) Retail
12 48 (7.55%) Microsoft
13 44 (6.92%) ERP
14 39 (6.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 34 (5.35%) MS Excel
15 34 (5.35%) Programme Management
16 32 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
16 32 (5.03%) Business Transformation
17 31 (4.87%) SC Cleared
18 30 (4.72%) Risk Management
18 30 (4.72%) Migration
18 30 (4.72%) Logistics
19 28 (4.40%) Target Operating Model
20 27 (4.25%) CRM
20 27 (4.25%) Oracle
21 24 (3.77%) MS Office
22 23 (3.62%) MS Visio
22 23 (3.62%) Degree

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 14 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.94%) MS Exchange
2 6 (0.94%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.63%) Confluence
3 4 (0.63%) SAS
4 2 (0.31%) Documentum
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.16%) CMS
5 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (3.77%) MS Office
4 23 (3.62%) MS Visio
5 22 (3.46%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.26%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.47%) Maximo
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.47%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.31%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.31%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.31%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.16%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.89%) Office 365
2 3 (0.47%) SaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.57%) Skype
2 2 (0.31%) Intranet
2 2 (0.31%) NAS
2 2 (0.31%) Network Security
3 1 (0.16%) ATM
3 1 (0.16%) DSL
3 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.83%) Data Mining
2 11 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.73%) GIS
3 9 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.10%) Power BI
4 7 (1.10%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (0.94%) QlikView
6 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.31%) Big Data
7 2 (0.31%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (0.31%) OLAP
7 2 (0.31%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.16%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 5 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.16%) YouTrack
General
1 197 (30.97%) Finance
2 61 (9.59%) Banking
3 48 (7.55%) Retail
4 20 (3.14%) Marketing
5 17 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.52%) Back Office
6 16 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.04%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.42%) Advertising
8 9 (1.42%) Front Office
9 7 (1.10%) Legal
9 7 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.94%) Local Government
11 5 (0.79%) Billing
11 5 (0.79%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.63%) Automotive
13 3 (0.47%) Electronics
13 3 (0.47%) French Language
13 3 (0.47%) German Language
13 3 (0.47%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.63%) .NET
2 2 (0.31%) Flash
2 2 (0.31%) Middleware
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.16%) XML
3 1 (0.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.83%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.20%) Virtual Team
4 11 (1.73%) NHS
5 9 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.10%) Clustering
7 6 (0.94%) Equities
7 6 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 6 (0.94%) PMI
8 5 (0.79%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.47%) Derivative
9 3 (0.47%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.47%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.47%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.47%) New Media
9 3 (0.47%) User Experience
10 2 (0.31%) CCTV
10 2 (0.31%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.31%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.63%) Windows
1 4 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (28.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 170 (26.73%) Project Management
3 156 (24.53%) Change Management
4 95 (14.94%) Business Analysis
5 87 (13.68%) PRINCE2
6 77 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
7 70 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (6.92%) ERP
9 39 (6.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 34 (5.35%) Programme Management
11 32 (5.03%) Business Transformation
12 30 (4.72%) Logistics
12 30 (4.72%) Migration
12 30 (4.72%) Risk Management
13 28 (4.40%) Target Operating Model
14 27 (4.25%) CRM
15 22 (3.46%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (3.30%) Business Continuity
17 20 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (3.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.14%) SQL
2 11 (1.73%) VBA
3 9 (1.42%) C
4 1 (0.16%) Java
4 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.16%) PHP
4 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.16%) VB
4 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 31 (4.87%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.62%) Degree
4 17 (2.67%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (1.10%) PMP
8 6 (0.94%) ISEB
8 6 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.31%) CISA
11 2 (0.31%) CISM
11 2 (0.31%) CISSP
11 2 (0.31%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.26%) Data Quality
1 8 (1.26%) UCITS
2 7 (1.10%) AIFMD
3 6 (0.94%) QA
4 3 (0.47%) ISO22301
4 3 (0.47%) MiFID
4 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.47%) SLA
5 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.16%) FATCA
6 1 (0.16%) FINREP
6 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (11.01%) SAP
2 48 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.25%) Oracle
4 10 (1.57%) Cognos
4 10 (1.57%) Tableau
5 8 (1.26%) Mapinfo
6 5 (0.79%) Google
7 4 (0.63%) JD Edwards
7 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.63%) Sun
8 3 (0.47%) hybris
8 3 (0.47%) SunGard
8 3 (0.47%) Syclo
8 3 (0.47%) xMatters
9 2 (0.31%) Avaya
9 2 (0.31%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.31%) NGA Human Resources
9 2 (0.31%) Omniture
9 2 (0.31%) Siemens
9 2 (0.31%) Virgin Media
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