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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 352 304 276
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 338 406 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.78% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 286 257
Median daily rate £450 £469 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £48.45 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.53% -19.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.45 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+13.53% -19.25%

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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 May 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 May 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 -28 321 £450 -5.26% 88
London -51 142 £475 -0.41% 35
North West +9 47 £375 -0.66% 10
South East -14 46 £450 -10.00% 11
West Midlands +1 25 £475 - 3
South West -10 17 £419 +11.66% 9
City of London +11 16 £438 -7.89% 5
Manchester -6 16 £375 -8.53% 6
East of England +11 14 £428 +6.87% 4
Yorkshire +13 13 £444 -11.25% 8
Berkshire -12 13 £456 -8.75% 2
East Midlands +13 12 £488 +11.42% 4
West Sussex -16 12 £430 +0.58% 2
West Yorkshire +4 10 £400 -11.11% 4
Scotland -38 7 £425 - 2
Coventry +2 6 £450 -
Surrey -7 6 £425 -16.74% 5
Edinburgh -9 6 £425 -
Croydon - 6 £350 -
Northamptonshire +2 5 £500 +11.11% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 5 £450 +9.09%
Cumbria 0 5 £540 +43.04%
Hampshire -19 5 £488 -7.14% 2
Gloucestershire +5 4 £488 - 4
Reading +5 4 £450 -18.18% 1
Hertfordshire +4 4 £380 -33.91% 2
Bedfordshire +3 4 £538 +19.44%
Leeds -1 4 £388 +4.72% 4
Bristol -2 4 £314 -18.44% 1
Dorset -5 4 £413 +10.00% 1

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 238 (32.03%) Project Management
2 222 (29.88%) Finance
3 166 (22.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 128 (17.23%) Change Management
5 118 (15.88%) PRINCE2
6 108 (14.54%) Business Intelligence
7 87 (11.71%) Business Analysis
8 82 (11.04%) Banking
9 65 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
11 52 (7.00%) Security Cleared
12 50 (6.73%) SAP
13 43 (5.79%) Microsoft
14 41 (5.52%) Degree
15 39 (5.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 39 (5.25%) Risk Management
15 39 (5.25%) Programme Management
16 38 (5.11%) SQL
17 37 (4.98%) Marketing
17 37 (4.98%) Target Operating Model
18 36 (4.85%) Retail
19 35 (4.71%) Business Transformation
20 34 (4.58%) Migration
21 33 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
22 31 (4.17%) Oracle
23 29 (3.90%) Investment Banking
23 29 (3.90%) SC Cleared
23 29 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
24 26 (3.50%) Data Analysis
24 26 (3.50%) Back Office

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 15 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.08%) SAS
2 8 (1.08%) Skype for Business
3 5 (0.67%) Confluence
4 2 (0.27%) Documentum
5 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 24 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 21 (2.83%) MS Office
3 18 (2.42%) MS Project
4 8 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.40%) HFM
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.40%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.27%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.13%) Kondor
4 1 (0.13%) Maximo
4 1 (0.13%) Summit
4 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.88%) Office 365
2 3 (0.40%) Veeva
3 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.08%) Skype
2 4 (0.54%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.40%) LAN
4 2 (0.27%) Internet
4 2 (0.27%) Intranet
4 2 (0.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.13%) 4G
5 1 (0.13%) Network Security
5 1 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (2.42%) Data Mining
2 18 (2.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.62%) QlikView
4 10 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.08%) DataStage
6 7 (0.94%) Big Data
7 6 (0.81%) Power BI
8 5 (0.67%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.54%) SAP BI
9 4 (0.54%) Spotfire
10 3 (0.40%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.27%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.27%) GIS
11 2 (0.27%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.27%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.13%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.13%) MSI
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 222 (29.88%) Finance
2 82 (11.04%) Banking
3 37 (4.98%) Marketing
4 36 (4.85%) Retail
5 29 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 26 (3.50%) Back Office
6 26 (3.50%) Legal
7 20 (2.69%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.56%) Front Office
9 16 (2.15%) Advertising
10 14 (1.88%) Law
10 14 (1.88%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.08%) Billing
12 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.54%) Games
14 3 (0.40%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.27%) International Banking
15 2 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.67%) .NET
1 5 (0.67%) XML
2 3 (0.40%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.27%) COM
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.13%) CSS
4 1 (0.13%) Doctrine
4 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.13%) HTML
4 1 (0.13%) JSON
4 1 (0.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.96%) NHS
3 17 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.35%) Derivative
6 9 (1.21%) Equities
7 8 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (1.08%) PMI
7 8 (1.08%) Smart Meter
8 7 (0.94%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.67%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.67%) FMCG
10 4 (0.54%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (0.54%) Social Network
10 4 (0.54%) Statistics
11 3 (0.40%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (0.40%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.40%) EPoS
11 3 (0.40%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.27%) Windows
2 1 (0.13%) Unix
2 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (32.03%) Project Management
2 166 (22.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 128 (17.23%) Change Management
4 118 (15.88%) PRINCE2
5 108 (14.54%) Business Intelligence
6 87 (11.71%) Business Analysis
7 65 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (5.25%) Programme Management
8 39 (5.25%) Risk Management
8 39 (5.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 37 (4.98%) Target Operating Model
10 35 (4.71%) Business Transformation
11 34 (4.58%) Migration
12 29 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (3.50%) Data Analysis
13 26 (3.50%) Validation
14 25 (3.36%) Process Management
15 24 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (3.23%) ERP
16 23 (3.10%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (5.11%) SQL
2 7 (0.94%) C
2 7 (0.94%) T-SQL
3 4 (0.54%) Java
3 4 (0.54%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.27%) VB
5 1 (0.13%) C#
5 1 (0.13%) C++
5 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.13%) PHP
5 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (7.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (5.52%) Degree
3 29 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.96%) DV Cleared
4 22 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 19 (2.56%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.75%) PMP
6 13 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.81%) ACCA
7 6 (0.81%) CIMA
7 6 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.54%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.27%) APMG
10 2 (0.27%) CISSP
10 2 (0.27%) ISEB
10 2 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.27%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.83%) QA
2 14 (1.88%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.08%) MiFID
4 7 (0.94%) AIFMD
4 7 (0.94%) UCITS
5 6 (0.81%) COBIT
5 6 (0.81%) SLA
6 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.40%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.27%) EMIR
8 2 (0.27%) FATCA
8 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.27%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.27%) P3O
9 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.13%) GxP
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.13%) SEPA
9 1 (0.13%) Val IT
System Software
1 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (6.73%) SAP
2 43 (5.79%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.17%) Oracle
4 10 (1.35%) Cognos
4 10 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (1.08%) iManage
6 7 (0.94%) Hyperion
6 7 (0.94%) Tableau
7 6 (0.81%) Sun
8 4 (0.54%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.54%) Recommind
8 4 (0.54%) SunGard
9 3 (0.40%) Civica
9 3 (0.40%) IBM
9 3 (0.40%) Progress
9 3 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.27%) Google
10 2 (0.27%) Kofax
10 2 (0.27%) Omniture
10 2 (0.27%) PeopleSoft
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