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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 316 298 269
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 380 399 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.71% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.75% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 280 289
Median daily rate £451 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £444
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £49.50 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -29.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £49.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.50%

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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Business Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 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 -14 359 £463 -2.63% 82
London -5 171 £500 +4.82% 37
South East -32 55 £455 -9.00% 14
North West -8 44 £375 -0.66% 4
West Midlands -8 21 £450 +5.88% 7
Yorkshire +6 20 £438 -7.89% 8
West Yorkshire +6 17 £425 - 4
East of England +15 15 £488 +14.70% 5
City of London +14 15 £475 -2.56% 9
South West -5 14 £425 +3.03% 3
East Midlands +6 13 £488 +9.85% 4
West Sussex -22 13 £440 +0.57% 1
Berkshire -6 12 £450 -10.00% 3
Manchester -8 12 £425 +6.25% 3
Surrey +1 9 £525 -8.69% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 7 £450 +4.34%
Scotland -27 7 £363 -14.70% 2
Edinburgh -14 6 £363 -23.68%
Cheshire -20 6 £525 +44.82%
Coventry - 6 £450 - 3
Buckinghamshire +13 5 £375 +7.14%
Bedfordshire +12 5 £538 +26.47% 1
Hertfordshire +8 5 £380 -20.00% 3
Cumbria -3 5 £540 +43.04%
Hampshire -13 5 £525 -12.50% 2
Croydon - 5 £375 -
Gloucestershire +10 4 £450 +38.24%
Oxfordshire +7 4 £500 +36.98% 3
Northamptonshire +3 4 £500 +14.28% 1
Reading +3 4 £450 -18.18% 1

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 255 (33.73%) Project Management
2 226 (29.89%) Finance
3 163 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 129 (17.06%) PRINCE2
5 120 (15.87%) Change Management
6 112 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 94 (12.43%) Business Analysis
8 91 (12.04%) Banking
9 70 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (7.28%) Security Cleared
10 55 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
11 52 (6.88%) SAP
12 45 (5.95%) Programme Management
13 44 (5.82%) Risk Management
13 44 (5.82%) Microsoft
14 41 (5.42%) Degree
14 41 (5.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 40 (5.29%) Marketing
15 40 (5.29%) Business Transformation
16 39 (5.16%) Target Operating Model
17 36 (4.76%) SQL
17 36 (4.76%) Migration
18 34 (4.50%) Oracle
19 33 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
19 33 (4.37%) Retail
20 32 (4.23%) Investment Banking
21 30 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
21 30 (3.97%) SC Cleared
22 26 (3.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 26 (3.44%) MS Excel

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 17 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.06%) SAS
2 8 (1.06%) Skype for Business
3 5 (0.66%) Confluence
4 2 (0.26%) 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
5 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (3.44%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (2.78%) MS Office
4 20 (2.65%) MS Project
5 7 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.40%) HFM
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.40%) Summit
5 2 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) assyst
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.59%) Office 365
2 3 (0.40%) Veeva
3 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.06%) Skype
2 4 (0.53%) Internet
2 4 (0.53%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.40%) LAN
4 2 (0.26%) Intranet
4 2 (0.26%) SDH
4 2 (0.26%) WAN
5 1 (0.13%) 4G
5 1 (0.13%) Network Security
5 1 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (2.12%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.98%) Data Mining
4 12 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (1.59%) QlikView
5 10 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.06%) DataStage
7 7 (0.93%) Big Data
7 7 (0.93%) Power BI
8 5 (0.66%) SAP BI
8 5 (0.66%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.53%) Spotfire
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.26%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.26%) GIS
11 2 (0.26%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.13%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 5 (0.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.13%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.13%) MSI
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 226 (29.89%) Finance
2 91 (12.04%) Banking
3 40 (5.29%) Marketing
4 33 (4.37%) Retail
5 32 (4.23%) Investment Banking
6 26 (3.44%) Back Office
6 26 (3.44%) Legal
7 22 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.51%) Front Office
9 16 (2.12%) Advertising
10 15 (1.98%) Law
10 15 (1.98%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.06%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.93%) Billing
13 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.66%) Games
13 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.53%) Local Government
15 3 (0.40%) Electronics
15 3 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.66%) XML
2 3 (0.40%) .NET
2 3 (0.40%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.26%) COM
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
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 55 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.91%) NHS
3 18 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (2.12%) Derivative
5 15 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.72%) Equities
7 8 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (1.06%) PMI
8 7 (0.93%) Fixed Income
8 7 (0.93%) Smart Meter
9 6 (0.79%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.66%) FMCG
10 5 (0.66%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.53%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (0.53%) Social Network
12 3 (0.40%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (0.40%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.40%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.13%) Unix
1 1 (0.13%) Windows
1 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (33.73%) Project Management
2 163 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 129 (17.06%) PRINCE2
4 120 (15.87%) Change Management
5 112 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 94 (12.43%) Business Analysis
7 70 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (5.95%) Programme Management
9 44 (5.82%) Risk Management
10 41 (5.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 40 (5.29%) Business Transformation
12 39 (5.16%) Target Operating Model
13 36 (4.76%) Migration
14 30 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (3.31%) ERP
16 24 (3.17%) Data Analysis
16 24 (3.17%) Validation
17 23 (3.04%) Process Management
18 22 (2.91%) CRM
18 22 (2.91%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (4.76%) SQL
2 7 (0.93%) C
2 7 (0.93%) T-SQL
3 4 (0.53%) Java
3 4 (0.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.26%) 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
5 1 (0.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 55 (7.28%) Security Cleared
2 41 (5.42%) Degree
3 30 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 24 (3.17%) DV Cleared
6 20 (2.65%) PMI Certification
7 14 (1.85%) PMP
8 11 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.79%) ACCA
9 6 (0.79%) CIMA
9 6 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.53%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 2 (0.26%) APMG
13 2 (0.26%) APMP
13 2 (0.26%) CISA
13 2 (0.26%) CISM
13 2 (0.26%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.04%) QA
2 13 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.59%) MiFID
4 6 (0.79%) COBIT
5 5 (0.66%) SLA
6 4 (0.53%) AIFMD
6 4 (0.53%) ISO22301
6 4 (0.53%) UCITS
7 3 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.40%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.26%) EMIR
8 2 (0.26%) FATCA
8 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.26%) P3O
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 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (6.88%) SAP
2 44 (5.82%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.50%) Oracle
4 11 (1.46%) Cognos
5 10 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (1.06%) iManage
6 8 (1.06%) Tableau
7 7 (0.93%) Hyperion
8 6 (0.79%) Sun
9 4 (0.53%) Fidessa
9 4 (0.53%) IBM
9 4 (0.53%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.53%) Recommind
9 4 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.40%) Calypso
10 3 (0.40%) Civica
10 3 (0.40%) Progress
10 3 (0.40%) SunGard
11 2 (0.26%) Murex
11 2 (0.26%) PeopleSoft
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