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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Manager
Rank 296 245 249
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 347 400 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.85% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 246 289
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 £645 £633 £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
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
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 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

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 24 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 24 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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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 -45 313 £468 -1.57% 113
London -27 150 £525 -4.10% 48
South East -21 55 £425 +3.03% 22
City of London -3 40 £550 - 12
Yorkshire +7 21 £433 -13.50% 7
West Yorkshire +10 20 £433 -13.50% 4
West Midlands -9 20 £395 -7.05% 10
Buckinghamshire +10 19 £425 +31.57% 4
Scotland -21 19 £345 +4.94% 1
North West -9 18 £408 +16.42% 4
East of England -18 16 £475 +18.75% 2
Milton Keynes - 16 £450 - 2
Leeds +9 13 £424 -15.25% 3
East Midlands +2 13 £450 - 9
South West -36 11 £379 -3.74% 7
Cheshire +14 10 £390 +4.00% 1
Berkshire -1 10 £350 -17.64% 4
Hampshire -23 10 £387 -3.31% 4
Edinburgh -22 7 £359 -0.48% 1
Glasgow -1 6 £280 -14.82%
Wales -16 6 £258 +28.42%
Shropshire - 6 £323 -
Oxfordshire -3 5 £420 -1.17% 1
Hertfordshire -3 5 £450 +12.50%
Birmingham -5 5 £450 +1.12% 3
Surrey -14 5 £550 +10.00% 4
North East -17 5 £355 - 1
Nottinghamshire +11 4 - - 2
Nottingham +9 4 - - 2
Oxford 0 4 £398 -6.47% 1

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 314 (40.73%) Finance
2 266 (34.50%) Project Management
3 168 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (15.30%) Banking
5 116 (15.05%) PRINCE2
6 112 (14.53%) Change Management
7 87 (11.28%) Business Analysis
8 71 (9.21%) Retail
9 64 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
10 55 (7.13%) SAP
11 52 (6.74%) Business Transformation
12 51 (6.61%) Programme Management
13 48 (6.23%) Marketing
14 47 (6.10%) Telecoms
15 46 (5.97%) CRM
16 45 (5.84%) ERP
16 45 (5.84%) Oracle
17 44 (5.71%) Investment Banking
18 41 (5.32%) Migration
18 41 (5.32%) MS Excel
18 41 (5.32%) Microsoft
19 39 (5.06%) Risk Management
19 39 (5.06%) Degree
20 35 (4.54%) MS PowerPoint
21 34 (4.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 34 (4.41%) ITIL
21 34 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
22 31 (4.02%) SharePoint
23 30 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 29 (3.76%) MS Project

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (1.04%) CMS
4 5 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.65%) SAS
5 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.39%) Drupal
7 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.13%) Documentum
Applications
1 41 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (3.76%) MS Project
4 21 (2.72%) MS Office
4 21 (2.72%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.65%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.52%) Agresso
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.39%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.26%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
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%) Internet
3 2 (0.26%) Extranet
3 2 (0.26%) 4G
3 2 (0.26%) MVNO
4 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.13%) SAN
4 1 (0.13%) HTTP
4 1 (0.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.69%) QlikView
3 10 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.04%) SAP BW
4 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.65%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.39%) SAP BI
7 3 (0.39%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.26%) MS Access
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.13%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) DataStage
9 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.13%) JIRA
1 1 (0.13%) Selenium
General
1 314 (40.73%) Finance
2 118 (15.30%) Banking
3 71 (9.21%) Retail
4 48 (6.23%) Marketing
5 47 (6.10%) Telecoms
6 44 (5.71%) Investment Banking
7 25 (3.24%) Front Office
8 20 (2.59%) German Language
9 18 (2.33%) Retail Banking
10 17 (2.20%) Back Office
11 14 (1.82%) Legal
12 10 (1.30%) Publishing
13 8 (1.04%) Manufacturing
13 8 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.91%) Advertising
15 5 (0.65%) Local Government
15 5 (0.65%) Games
15 5 (0.65%) Automotive
15 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.78%) HTML
2 4 (0.52%) Web Services
3 3 (0.39%) Middleware
3 3 (0.39%) Flash
4 2 (0.26%) CSS
5 1 (0.13%) JSON
5 1 (0.13%) Spring
5 1 (0.13%) Swing
5 1 (0.13%) JSP
5 1 (0.13%) Struts
5 1 (0.13%) XML
5 1 (0.13%) .NET
5 1 (0.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (2.46%) Management Information System
2 14 (1.82%) NHS
2 14 (1.82%) Derivative
3 12 (1.56%) Fixed Income
4 11 (1.43%) Credit Risk
5 10 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (1.30%) PMI
6 8 (1.04%) Equities
6 8 (1.04%) FMCG
7 7 (0.91%) Reference Data
7 7 (0.91%) Market Risk
8 4 (0.52%) Social Media
8 4 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.39%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.39%) EPoS
10 2 (0.26%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.26%) Replication
10 2 (0.26%) Handset
10 2 (0.26%) DTV
10 2 (0.26%) Smartphone
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
1 266 (34.50%) Project Management
2 168 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 116 (15.05%) PRINCE2
4 112 (14.53%) Change Management
5 87 (11.28%) Business Analysis
6 64 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (6.74%) Business Transformation
8 51 (6.61%) Programme Management
9 46 (5.97%) CRM
10 45 (5.84%) ERP
11 41 (5.32%) Migration
12 39 (5.06%) Risk Management
13 34 (4.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 34 (4.41%) ITIL
14 28 (3.63%) Business Development
14 28 (3.63%) Project Planning
15 27 (3.50%) E-Commerce
16 23 (2.98%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (2.85%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (2.59%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.50%) 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%) R
6 1 (0.13%) PowerHouse
6 1 (0.13%) VB
6 1 (0.13%) ABAP
6 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 39 (5.06%) Degree
2 30 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 26 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.20%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.17%) PMP
8 5 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.65%) ISEB
9 4 (0.52%) CISA
10 3 (0.39%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 3 (0.39%) CIMA
11 2 (0.26%) CISM
11 2 (0.26%) ACCA
11 2 (0.26%) CISSP
11 2 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.26%) APMP
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.13%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.56%) QA
2 6 (0.78%) SLA
2 6 (0.78%) EMIR
3 5 (0.65%) Solvency II
3 5 (0.65%) COBIT
4 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.26%) Basel II
5 2 (0.26%) MiFID
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.26%) BS25999
5 2 (0.26%) FATCA
5 2 (0.26%) Basel III
6 1 (0.13%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.13%) UCITS
6 1 (0.13%) FINREP
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) GAAP
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (7.13%) SAP
2 45 (5.84%) Oracle
3 41 (5.32%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.98%) 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%) JD Edwards
8 5 (0.65%) Genesys
8 5 (0.65%) Siebel
9 4 (0.52%) IBM
9 4 (0.52%) Sybase
10 3 (0.39%) CA
11 2 (0.26%) Teradata
11 2 (0.26%) Fidessa
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco
11 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.26%) Remedy
11 2 (0.26%) Charles River
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