The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 30 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.

Business Manager
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 55 62
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.19% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.60% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £368 £380 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.28% -36.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £380 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £380 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.45 £47.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year -48.52% -4.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 567 668 670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.59% 95.70% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 331 349
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £531 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 44
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.23 £42.65 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in Hertfordshire

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in Hertfordshire

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Manager in Hertfordshire

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Watford - 2 £330 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Business Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) BPR
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
5 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
5 1 (7.14%) EPoS
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) MS Project
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (7.14%) ETL

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) EPoS
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Pricing Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) BPR
3 3 (21.43%) Business Process Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Product Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) APMG
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) NGA Human Resources
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Xerox