The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 362 297
Rank change year-on-year 0 -65  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 229 275 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.59% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 198 274
Median daily rate £500 £450 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.83% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.96 - £47.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.96 - £47.39

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91549 110551 112831
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4078 4763 6999
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in England

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in England

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Manager in England

Business Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Manager in England

Business Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Manager in England

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London +16 123 £500 +11.11% 27
South East +26 40 £475 +6.74% 8
Midlands +15 28 £488 - 8
West Midlands +22 21 £500 +8.10% 4
North of England +20 18 £437 +16.40% 12
South West -8 10 £400 +6.66% 3
North West -5 9 £500 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire +11 8 £399 -8.80% 7
East of England -3 8 £515 +37.33% 5
East Midlands -8 7 £475 -5.00% 4
North East +69 1 £550 - 1
Business Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 151 (31.79%) Finance
2 140 (29.47%) Project Management
3 129 (27.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 102 (21.47%) Change Management
5 83 (17.47%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (17.26%) Business Analysis
7 71 (14.95%) Banking
8 53 (11.16%) PRINCE2
9 52 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (8.21%) SAP
12 38 (8.00%) Security Cleared
13 34 (7.16%) Microsoft
14 33 (6.95%) Marketing
15 32 (6.74%) Migration
16 30 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (6.11%) SQL
17 29 (6.11%) Business Change Management
18 28 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
19 27 (5.68%) Investment Banking
19 27 (5.68%) Retail
20 26 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
20 26 (5.47%) Front Office
21 25 (5.26%) Risk Management
21 25 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
22 22 (4.63%) Scrum
22 22 (4.63%) Degree
22 22 (4.63%) PMO
23 21 (4.42%) SC Cleared
23 21 (4.42%) Business Transformation

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.47%) CMS
3 4 (0.84%) SAS
3 4 (0.84%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.21%) Confluence
6 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.32%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.89%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.84%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.63%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.42%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.42%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.42%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) GitHub
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.05%) Skype
2 4 (0.84%) Internet
3 3 (0.63%) Extranet
4 1 (0.21%) Intranet
4 1 (0.21%) NAS
4 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (1.47%) SAP BW
2 7 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (1.26%) QlikView
3 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.84%) Big Data
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.63%) Power BI
5 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.63%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.42%) DB2
6 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.42%) MS Access
7 1 (0.21%) Essbase
7 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.21%) MySQL
7 1 (0.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (1.26%) JIRA
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
General
1 151 (31.79%) Finance
2 71 (14.95%) Banking
3 33 (6.95%) Marketing
4 27 (5.68%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.68%) Retail
5 26 (5.47%) Front Office
6 18 (3.79%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.37%) Legal
8 12 (2.53%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.32%) Private Banking
10 10 (2.11%) Back Office
11 7 (1.47%) Advertising
12 6 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (1.05%) Law
14 4 (0.84%) Automotive
14 4 (0.84%) Billing
14 4 (0.84%) Local Government
15 3 (0.63%) Electronics
15 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.63%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.63%) HTML
1 3 (0.63%) XML
2 2 (0.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.21%) CSS
3 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.21%) FpML
3 1 (0.21%) HTML5
3 1 (0.21%) JSON
3 1 (0.21%) Node.js
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.16%) Derivative
2 15 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (2.95%) NHS
4 11 (2.32%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.47%) Online Banking
6 6 (1.26%) PMI
6 6 (1.26%) User Experience
6 6 (1.26%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.05%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.84%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.63%) Fintech
9 3 (0.63%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.37%) Windows
2 14 (2.95%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.21%) Android
3 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (29.47%) Project Management
2 129 (27.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 102 (21.47%) Change Management
4 83 (17.47%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (17.26%) Business Analysis
6 53 (11.16%) PRINCE2
7 52 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (6.74%) Migration
9 30 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (6.11%) Business Change Management
11 25 (5.26%) Risk Management
11 25 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
12 22 (4.63%) Scrum
13 21 (4.42%) Business Transformation
13 21 (4.42%) CRM
14 20 (4.21%) Programme Management
15 17 (3.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 17 (3.58%) Waterfall
16 16 (3.37%) ERP
17 15 (3.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.11%) SQL
2 5 (1.05%) C
3 4 (0.84%) Java
4 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.42%) Python
5 1 (0.21%) C++
5 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.21%) R
5 1 (0.21%) Scala
5 1 (0.21%) VB
5 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.63%) Degree
3 21 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.32%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.32%) PMP
4 11 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.63%) APMG
9 2 (0.42%) ACCA
9 2 (0.42%) APMP
10 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) IIBA
10 1 (0.21%) ISEB
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.63%) PMO
2 19 (4.00%) MiFID
3 10 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.89%) QA
5 4 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.84%) GDPR
5 4 (0.84%) GxP
5 4 (0.84%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.42%) EMIR
7 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.42%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.21%) FATCA
8 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.21%) IFRS
8 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 39 (8.21%) SAP
2 34 (7.16%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.42%) Oracle
4 10 (2.11%) Tableau
5 6 (1.26%) Adobe
5 6 (1.26%) Bloomberg
5 6 (1.26%) Remedy
5 6 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.84%) Cognos
7 3 (0.63%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.63%) Reuters
7 3 (0.63%) Siebel
8 2 (0.42%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.42%) Google
8 2 (0.42%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.42%) Murex
8 2 (0.42%) Netezza
8 2 (0.42%) Sage
8 2 (0.42%) Sun
8 2 (0.42%) Virgin Media
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day + Commission
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield
Bluetown Online LTD
Rate: £20.40 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 15 days ago