The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Systems 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 Systems Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business System Manager
Rank 610 600 559
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Manager 10 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.020% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.022% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 13
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£388 £403 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% -15.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £279 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £438 £488
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Business Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Systems Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Systems Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Systems Manager within the UK.

Business Systems Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Systems Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Systems Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Business Systems Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Systems Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Systems Manager within the UK.

Business Systems Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Systems Manager
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Systems Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 -26 9 £419 +3.39% 8
London -2 3 £280 -18.24% 3
West Midlands - 3 £419 -
East of England -2 2 £575 +21.05% 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £575 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £575 - 1
Peterborough - 1 £575 -
Tamworth - 1 £388 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £388 -

Business Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Systems 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 Systems Manager in their job title.

1 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 6 (33.33%) PMP
1 6 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Line Management
3 4 (22.22%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) MS Project
4 3 (16.67%) MS Office
4 3 (16.67%) Local Government
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Logistics
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) SLA

Business Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Systems 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 Systems Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Project
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.56%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Local Government
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Line Management
3 4 (22.22%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) PMP
1 6 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.56%) IIBA
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) JDA
2 1 (5.56%) Pegasus