The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 293 235 251
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 347 399 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.84% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 244 297
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -38 313 £450 -5.26% 120
London -31 153 £508 -7.72% 53
South East -20 53 £423 +3.36% 21
City of London -1 40 £550 - 17
Yorkshire +10 21 £433 -13.50% 7
West Midlands -6 21 £390 -8.23% 10
West Yorkshire +17 20 £433 -13.50% 5
Scotland -30 19 £345 +3.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 18 £425 +31.57% 3
North West -7 18 £408 +16.42% 4
East of England -25 15 £475 +18.75% 3
Milton Keynes - 15 £438 - 2
Leeds +2 13 £424 -15.25% 5
East Midlands -7 12 £385 -14.44% 6
Berkshire +4 11 £350 -18.84% 6
Cheshire +10 10 £390 +4.00% 2
South West -45 10 £390 -1.07% 14
Hampshire -21 8 £387 -3.31% 4
Edinburgh -21 7 £359 -0.48% 1
Birmingham -6 6 £425 -4.49% 2
Glasgow -6 6 £280 -14.82%
Wales -17 6 £258 +28.42%
Shropshire - 6 £323 -
Oxfordshire +1 5 £420 -1.17% 1
Hertfordshire -5 5 £450 +12.50%
Surrey -6 5 £550 +10.00% 4
North East -15 5 £355 -
Bristol -15 5 £406 +19.48% 5
Nottinghamshire +12 4 - -
Nottingham +10 4 - -

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 311 (40.49%) Finance
2 267 (34.77%) Project Management
3 165 (21.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 121 (15.76%) Banking
5 113 (14.71%) PRINCE2
6 112 (14.58%) Change Management
7 87 (11.33%) Business Analysis
8 73 (9.51%) Retail
9 61 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
10 55 (7.16%) SAP
11 51 (6.64%) Business Transformation
12 50 (6.51%) Programme Management
13 48 (6.25%) Marketing
14 47 (6.12%) Investment Banking
14 47 (6.12%) Telecoms
15 46 (5.99%) CRM
16 45 (5.86%) ERP
17 43 (5.60%) MS Excel
18 42 (5.47%) Degree
18 42 (5.47%) Oracle
19 40 (5.21%) Microsoft
20 39 (5.08%) Risk Management
21 38 (4.95%) Migration
22 35 (4.56%) MS PowerPoint
23 33 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 33 (4.30%) ITIL
24 31 (4.04%) SharePoint
24 31 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
24 31 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 29 (3.78%) MS Project

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 31 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (1.04%) CMS
4 5 (0.65%) SAS
4 5 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.39%) Drupal
7 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.13%) Documentum
8 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 43 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (3.78%) MS Project
4 21 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 20 (2.60%) MS Office
6 4 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.65%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.52%) Agresso
5 3 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.39%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.26%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.13%) arcHouse
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.78%) RTP
1 6 (0.78%) Intranet
2 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.26%) 4G
3 2 (0.26%) MVNO
3 2 (0.26%) Extranet
4 1 (0.13%) Internet
4 1 (0.13%) LTE
4 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.13%) GPRS
4 1 (0.13%) GSM
4 1 (0.13%) UMTS
4 1 (0.13%) HTTP
4 1 (0.13%) DNS
4 1 (0.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.69%) QlikView
3 11 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.04%) SAP BW
5 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.52%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.39%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.39%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.26%) MS Access
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.13%) DataStage
10 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.13%) JIRA
1 1 (0.13%) Selenium
General
1 311 (40.49%) Finance
2 121 (15.76%) Banking
3 73 (9.51%) Retail
4 48 (6.25%) Marketing
5 47 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 47 (6.12%) Investment Banking
6 26 (3.39%) Front Office
7 20 (2.60%) German Language
8 18 (2.34%) Retail Banking
9 17 (2.21%) Back Office
10 15 (1.95%) Legal
11 10 (1.30%) Publishing
12 8 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.91%) Advertising
14 5 (0.65%) Games
14 5 (0.65%) Automotive
14 5 (0.65%) Local Government
15 4 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.78%) HTML
2 4 (0.52%) Web Services
3 3 (0.39%) Flash
3 3 (0.39%) Middleware
4 2 (0.26%) CSS
5 1 (0.13%) JSP
5 1 (0.13%) Struts
5 1 (0.13%) .NET
5 1 (0.13%) XHTML
5 1 (0.13%) XML
5 1 (0.13%) Swing
5 1 (0.13%) Spring
5 1 (0.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (2.47%) Management Information System
2 14 (1.82%) NHS
2 14 (1.82%) Derivative
3 13 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 11 (1.43%) Credit Risk
5 10 (1.30%) PMI
5 10 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (1.17%) Equities
7 8 (1.04%) Reference Data
7 8 (1.04%) FMCG
8 7 (0.91%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.52%) EPoS
9 4 (0.52%) Social Media
9 4 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.39%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.26%) iSeries
11 2 (0.26%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.26%) Handset
11 2 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.43%) Windows
2 9 (1.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.26%) UNIX
3 2 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (34.77%) Project Management
2 165 (21.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 113 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 112 (14.58%) Change Management
5 87 (11.33%) Business Analysis
6 61 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (6.64%) Business Transformation
8 50 (6.51%) Programme Management
9 46 (5.99%) CRM
10 45 (5.86%) ERP
11 39 (5.08%) Risk Management
12 38 (4.95%) Migration
13 33 (4.30%) ITIL
13 33 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 29 (3.78%) Business Development
15 28 (3.65%) Project Planning
16 27 (3.52%) E-Commerce
17 22 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (2.73%) Service Delivery
19 20 (2.60%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.52%) SQL
2 12 (1.56%) C
3 9 (1.17%) VBA
4 4 (0.52%) Java
4 4 (0.52%) PHP
5 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.13%) VB
6 1 (0.13%) ABAP
6 1 (0.13%) PowerHouse
6 1 (0.13%) VB6
6 1 (0.13%) R
6 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (5.47%) Degree
2 31 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 26 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.21%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.17%) PMP
8 8 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.78%) ISEB
10 5 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.52%) CISA
12 3 (0.39%) CIMA
12 3 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.39%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 2 (0.26%) APMP
13 2 (0.26%) CISM
13 2 (0.26%) CISSP
13 2 (0.26%) ACCA
14 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.56%) QA
2 7 (0.91%) SLA
3 6 (0.78%) EMIR
4 5 (0.65%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.65%) COBIT
5 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.26%) BS25999
6 2 (0.26%) Basel II
6 2 (0.26%) MiFID
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.26%) Basel III
6 2 (0.26%) FATCA
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) GAAP
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) FINREP
7 1 (0.13%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (7.16%) SAP
2 42 (5.47%) Oracle
3 40 (5.21%) Microsoft
4 20 (2.60%) Business Objects
5 11 (1.43%) Cognos
5 11 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.91%) HP
7 6 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (0.65%) Siebel
8 5 (0.65%) JD Edwards
8 5 (0.65%) Genesys
9 4 (0.52%) Sybase
9 4 (0.52%) IBM
10 3 (0.39%) CA
10 3 (0.39%) Tableau
11 2 (0.26%) F5
11 2 (0.26%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.26%) Niku
11 2 (0.26%) Google
11 2 (0.26%) EPiServer
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