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 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 337 329 340
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 335 380 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.65% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.69% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 247 222
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £459 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £26.25 £20.00 £66.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -69.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £20.00 £38.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £20.00 £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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
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

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 August 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 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
England -10 317 £475 +5.55% 75
London -52 144 £500 +4.82% 40
South East -9 44 £450 +5.88% 12
West Midlands -10 34 £425 +15.25% 4
North West +19 30 £500 +17.64% 3
City of London +9 20 £525 +10.52% 6
Manchester +12 19 £500 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +10 19 £500 +14.28% 5
South West +13 18 £473 +5.00% 3
Yorkshire +4 13 £375 -11.34% 3
Leicestershire +20 11 £500 - 3
Leicester +14 11 £500 - 1
West Yorkshire 0 11 £375 -11.34% 3
Hampshire +8 10 £450 - 1
Leeds +3 10 £375 -6.25% 1
Berkshire +7 9 £425 -9.57% 4
East of England +22 8 £400 +14.28% 5
Gloucestershire +5 8 £500 +11.11%
Birmingham -9 7 £455 +3.29% 1
North East -17 7 £500 +16.27%
Derbyshire +8 6 - -
Staffordshire +6 6 £413 +6.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £513 +28.12% 1
Scotland -4 6 £475 +35.52% 2
Warwickshire -8 6 £550 +57.14%
Coventry -15 6 £351 -29.75%
Durham - 6 £500 -
Derby +4 5 - -
Surrey +3 5 £500 -16.66% 4
Warwick -7 5 £550 +57.14%

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 206 (30.61%) Finance
2 182 (27.04%) Project Management
3 172 (25.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 154 (22.88%) Change Management
5 98 (14.56%) Business Analysis
6 87 (12.93%) PRINCE2
7 84 (12.48%) Business Intelligence
8 71 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (10.55%) Banking
9 66 (9.81%) SAP
10 58 (8.62%) Security Cleared
11 45 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (6.39%) Microsoft
13 42 (6.24%) Retail
14 39 (5.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 38 (5.65%) SC Cleared
16 34 (5.05%) Risk Management
16 34 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
16 34 (5.05%) Degree
17 33 (4.90%) ERP
17 33 (4.90%) Business Transformation
17 33 (4.90%) Target Operating Model
18 31 (4.61%) MS Excel
18 31 (4.61%) Oracle
18 31 (4.61%) Programme Management
18 31 (4.61%) Migration
19 28 (4.16%) Marketing
19 28 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
20 27 (4.01%) Logistics
21 25 (3.71%) SQL

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 11 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.89%) SAS
2 6 (0.89%) Skype for Business
3 5 (0.74%) Confluence
4 4 (0.59%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.30%) Documentum
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.15%) CMS
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (3.57%) MS Office
4 17 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.04%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.45%) HFM
3 3 (0.45%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.30%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.08%) Office 365
2 3 (0.45%) SaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.49%) Skype
2 2 (0.30%) Intranet
2 2 (0.30%) Network Security
3 1 (0.15%) ATM
3 1 (0.15%) DSL
3 1 (0.15%) NAS
3 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.82%) Data Mining
2 12 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.19%) GIS
4 7 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.04%) QlikView
4 7 (1.04%) SQL Server
5 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.59%) Power BI
7 4 (0.59%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.45%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.30%) Big Data
9 2 (0.30%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.30%) OLAP
9 2 (0.30%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.15%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (0.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 206 (30.61%) Finance
2 71 (10.55%) Banking
3 42 (6.24%) Retail
4 28 (4.16%) Marketing
5 21 (3.12%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.97%) Back Office
7 15 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.78%) Legal
10 9 (1.34%) Advertising
11 8 (1.19%) Front Office
12 7 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.89%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.59%) Local Government
15 3 (0.45%) German Language
16 2 (0.30%) Billing
16 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.30%) French Language
16 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.30%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.59%) .NET
2 2 (0.30%) Flash
2 2 (0.30%) Middleware
3 1 (0.15%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.15%) CSS
3 1 (0.15%) HTML
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.78%) NHS
4 11 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (1.34%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.19%) Equities
6 8 (1.19%) PMI
7 7 (1.04%) Derivative
8 6 (0.89%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.59%) Clustering
9 4 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.59%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.59%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.45%) New Media
11 2 (0.30%) CCTV
11 2 (0.30%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.30%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.30%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.59%) Windows
1 4 (0.59%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (27.04%) Project Management
2 172 (25.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 154 (22.88%) Change Management
4 98 (14.56%) Business Analysis
5 87 (12.93%) PRINCE2
6 84 (12.48%) Business Intelligence
7 71 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (5.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 34 (5.05%) Risk Management
9 34 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (4.90%) Business Transformation
10 33 (4.90%) ERP
10 33 (4.90%) Target Operating Model
11 31 (4.61%) Migration
11 31 (4.61%) Programme Management
12 27 (4.01%) Logistics
13 22 (3.27%) CRM
13 22 (3.27%) Validation
14 20 (2.97%) E-Commerce
14 20 (2.97%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (3.71%) SQL
2 6 (0.89%) C
2 6 (0.89%) VBA
3 2 (0.30%) Java
3 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.30%) VB
4 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.15%) PHP
4 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 38 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 34 (5.05%) Degree
4 21 (3.12%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.23%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.34%) PMP
7 8 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.89%) ACCA
9 6 (0.89%) CIMA
10 4 (0.59%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.59%) CISA
10 4 (0.59%) CISM
10 4 (0.59%) CISSP
10 4 (0.59%) ISEB
10 4 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.78%) QA
2 7 (1.04%) AIFMD
2 7 (1.04%) UCITS
3 6 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.74%) MiFID
5 4 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.45%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.45%) SLA
6 3 (0.45%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) FATCA
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (9.81%) SAP
2 43 (6.39%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.61%) Oracle
4 8 (1.19%) Tableau
5 7 (1.04%) Cognos
6 6 (0.89%) Mapinfo
7 4 (0.59%) Hyperion
7 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.59%) Sun
7 4 (0.59%) SunGard
8 3 (0.45%) Google
8 3 (0.45%) hybris
8 3 (0.45%) iManage
8 3 (0.45%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.45%) Sophis
8 3 (0.45%) xMatters
9 2 (0.30%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.30%) Kofax
9 2 (0.30%) Northgate
9 2 (0.30%) Omniture
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
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