The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 289 288 252
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 390 340 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.63% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.68% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 217 251
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£470 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £47.39 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.39 - £37.50

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
50919 49737 45816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.58% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32112 30451 26557
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1925 1987 2121
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
England +15 364 £470 -1.05% 116
London +37 215 £489 -6.90% 52
City of London -5 46 £476 -13.45% 28
South East -28 44 £471 +14.06% 19
North West +5 33 £400 +2.56% 7
West Midlands -3 18 £425 -1.44% 12
Berkshire +15 16 £500 +53.84% 6
Scotland -1 14 £425 +28.78% 3
South West -2 14 £351 -6.40% 13
Cheshire +2 13 £575 +41.10% 5
Manchester -2 12 £400 - 2
East Midlands -12 11 £450 -
Yorkshire -23 11 £425 -8.60% 5
Edinburgh +10 10 £250 -21.56% 1
Hampshire -4 10 £438 +21.19% 3
West Yorkshire -11 9 £400 -13.97% 3
East of England -12 9 £350 -30.00% 4
Surrey 0 7 £471 -11.34% 4
Warwickshire +2 5 £350 - 2
Nottinghamshire -7 5 £438 -
Cumbria - 5 £378 -
Warwick - 5 £350 -
Northamptonshire +5 4 £450 -10.00%
Bristol +3 4 £351 -17.41% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £350 -31.70%
Docklands, London -1 4 £550 +62.96%
Bradford -10 4 £400 -23.80%
Canary Wharf -11 4 £550 +25.71%
Hertfordshire -14 4 £588 +30.55% 3
Gloucestershire -1 3 - -

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 298 (38.16%) Finance
2 231 (29.58%) Project Management
3 178 (22.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 146 (18.69%) Banking
5 135 (17.29%) Change Management
6 112 (14.34%) PRINCE2
7 86 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
8 73 (9.35%) Business Analysis
9 69 (8.83%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
11 60 (7.68%) Retail
12 59 (7.55%) Business Transformation
13 46 (5.89%) Security Cleared
14 45 (5.76%) SAP
14 45 (5.76%) Programme Management
15 39 (4.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 37 (4.74%) Investment Banking
17 36 (4.61%) User Acceptance Testing
18 35 (4.48%) Telecoms
18 35 (4.48%) Microsoft
19 34 (4.35%) ITIL
20 33 (4.23%) ERP
21 32 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
21 32 (4.10%) Legal
21 32 (4.10%) Management Information System
22 31 (3.97%) Degree
22 31 (3.97%) Marketing
23 30 (3.84%) MS Project
23 30 (3.84%) Pharmaceutical
24 28 (3.59%) PMI Certification

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 18 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.90%) SAS
3 6 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.13%) CMS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.13%) Drupal
6 1 (0.13%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (3.84%) MS Project
2 27 (3.46%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.92%) MS Office
4 14 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.90%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) SAP FI
1 4 (0.51%) SAP CO
1 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.51%) SAP ERP
1 4 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.13%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.13%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.13%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.15%) Internet
2 5 (0.64%) Network Security
3 3 (0.38%) RTP
3 3 (0.38%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) HTTP
4 1 (0.13%) MVNO
4 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.28%) QlikView
4 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.02%) Data Mining
6 7 (0.90%) EDRMS
7 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.51%) OLAP
9 3 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.38%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.38%) Big Data
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.26%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.26%) DataStage
10 2 (0.26%) QualityStage
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.13%) HP UFT
General
1 298 (38.16%) Finance
2 146 (18.69%) Banking
3 60 (7.68%) Retail
4 37 (4.74%) Investment Banking
5 35 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 32 (4.10%) Legal
7 31 (3.97%) Marketing
8 30 (3.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (2.43%) Manufacturing
10 17 (2.18%) Retail Banking
11 13 (1.66%) Law
12 10 (1.28%) Back Office
13 9 (1.15%) Advertising
13 9 (1.15%) Local Government
14 8 (1.02%) Front Office
15 7 (0.90%) Automotive
16 6 (0.77%) Electronics
16 6 (0.77%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.77%) Billing
17 4 (0.51%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.66%) .NET
2 1 (0.13%) XML
2 1 (0.13%) Flash
2 1 (0.13%) CGI
2 1 (0.13%) FpML
2 1 (0.13%) MDX
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.13%) HTML5
2 1 (0.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.33%) NHS
4 17 (2.18%) Performance Metrics
5 14 (1.79%) Life Science
6 11 (1.41%) PMI
7 10 (1.28%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.15%) User Experience
9 8 (1.02%) Online Banking
9 8 (1.02%) Data Centre
10 7 (0.90%) Derivative
10 7 (0.90%) Equities
11 6 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.77%) Video on Demand
11 6 (0.77%) Social Media
11 6 (0.77%) FMCG
12 5 (0.64%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.64%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.51%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.51%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (0.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.13%) Linux
2 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (29.58%) Project Management
2 178 (22.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 135 (17.29%) Change Management
4 112 (14.34%) PRINCE2
5 86 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (9.35%) Business Analysis
7 69 (8.83%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (7.55%) Business Transformation
9 45 (5.76%) Programme Management
10 39 (4.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 36 (4.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 34 (4.35%) ITIL
13 33 (4.23%) ERP
14 28 (3.59%) Migration
15 27 (3.46%) Asset Management
16 26 (3.33%) Service Delivery
16 26 (3.33%) SDLC
17 25 (3.20%) Analytics
18 23 (2.94%) Information Management
19 21 (2.69%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 26 (3.33%) SQL
2 7 (0.90%) C
3 3 (0.38%) VBA
4 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (5.89%) Security Cleared
2 31 (3.97%) Degree
3 28 (3.59%) PMI Certification
4 25 (3.20%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.43%) PMP
6 17 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 16 (2.05%) ISEB
8 12 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.02%) MBA
10 5 (0.64%) CIMA
10 5 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.64%) ACCA
10 5 (0.64%) APMP
11 3 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.26%) CISMP
12 2 (0.26%) CCAB
12 2 (0.26%) CIPD
12 2 (0.26%) CISM
12 2 (0.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.41%) QA
2 10 (1.28%) SLA
3 8 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.77%) MiFID
4 6 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.64%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.51%) EMIR
7 2 (0.26%) FATCA
7 2 (0.26%) GAMP
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.26%) GxP
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) P3O
8 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 5 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 45 (5.76%) SAP
2 35 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 22 (2.82%) Oracle
4 10 (1.28%) IBM
5 9 (1.15%) Hyperion
6 8 (1.02%) Cognos
7 7 (0.90%) Adobe
7 7 (0.90%) HP
8 6 (0.77%) Tableau
9 5 (0.64%) Demandware
10 4 (0.51%) Avaloq
10 4 (0.51%) hybris
10 4 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.51%) ATG
10 4 (0.51%) Teradata
10 4 (0.51%) Citrix
10 4 (0.51%) Informatica
10 4 (0.51%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.38%) Siebel
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