The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Manager
England / East of England
Rank 116 116 121
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 11 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.51% 0.41% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Median daily rate £400 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -7.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £380 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.45 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year -38.87% -19.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2075 2368 2516
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.62% 96.38% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1381 1413
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 170 245
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.15% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.83 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in the East of England

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in the East of England

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Manager in the East of England

Business Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Manager in the East of England

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +8 7 £368 -3.28% 1
Bedfordshire -5 2 £525 +10.52% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £425 -15.00% 1
Suffolk - 1 £250 - 1
Business Manager
England

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 East of England region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 10 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 9 (40.91%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Retail
4 4 (18.18%) Change Control
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Business Process Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (13.64%) BPR
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
6 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 2 (9.09%) MS Office
6 2 (9.09%) SAP
6 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.55%) APMG
7 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.55%) People Management
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.55%) QlikView
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) EPoS
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Pricing Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 9 (40.91%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) BPR
5 3 (13.64%) Business Process Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) APMG
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Cognos
2 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.55%) NGA Human Resources
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Xerox