Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Manager
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 148 156
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 18 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.54% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 17
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £538 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +14.36% +4.44%
10th Percentile £401 £408 £361
90th Percentile £520 £619 £595
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £25.54
South East median hourly rate - £27.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year - +5.74% -63.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3759 3898 4617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.91% 92.24% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 2106 2500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £213
90th Percentile £588 £564 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 182 244
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.28 £46.37
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Business Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in Berkshire

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in Berkshire

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Manager in Berkshire

Business Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Manager in Berkshire

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 7 £500 +1.01%
Slough +8 3 £450 -23.40%
Bracknell +5 2 £463 +94.74% 1
Newbury - 2 - -
Business Manager
South East

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) Legal
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Business Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Cognos
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Progress
6 1 (5.56%) SMS
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Hyperion
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Essbase

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Essbase
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Business Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos
2 1 (5.56%) Dell
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Hyperion
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Progress