The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Manager
England / London
Rank 278 230 272
Rank change year-on-year -48 +42  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 122 216 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.98% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.03% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 144 109
Median daily rate £463 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £391 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £659 £625 £650
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in London

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in London

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Manager in London

Business Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Manager in London

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London -1 21 £425 -21.83% 8
Croydon +9 3 £444 +10.93%
Uxbridge -3 1 £395 -
Canary Wharf -3 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £525 -
Chiswick - 1 £200 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Business Manager
England

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 82 (35.50%) Finance
2 68 (29.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (25.11%) Project Management
4 47 (20.35%) Change Management
5 38 (16.45%) Banking
6 35 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (13.85%) Business Analysis
8 30 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (11.26%) Microsoft
10 24 (10.39%) PRINCE2
11 22 (9.52%) SAP
12 21 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (8.66%) Migration
14 19 (8.23%) ERP
14 19 (8.23%) Retail
15 18 (7.79%) Security Cleared
16 17 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (7.36%) Front Office
16 17 (7.36%) Risk Management
17 16 (6.93%) Degree
18 15 (6.49%) Marketing
19 14 (6.06%) Oracle
19 14 (6.06%) PMO
20 13 (5.63%) MS Office
20 13 (5.63%) Investment Banking
21 12 (5.19%) Data Management
21 12 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 12 (5.19%) Windows
21 12 (5.19%) Programme Management
22 11 (4.76%) MS Excel

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 8 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.73%) SAS
2 4 (1.73%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.87%) Confluence
4 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (5.63%) MS Office
2 11 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.73%) MS Project
6 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.87%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 3 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.87%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.87%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.87%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.73%) Skype
2 1 (0.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.16%) Power BI
5 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.73%) Big Data
6 4 (1.73%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.30%) QlikView
8 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.87%) OLAP
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.43%) DataStage
9 1 (0.43%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (0.43%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (2.60%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 82 (35.50%) Finance
2 38 (16.45%) Banking
3 19 (8.23%) Retail
4 17 (7.36%) Front Office
5 15 (6.49%) Marketing
6 13 (5.63%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.60%) Legal
9 5 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.30%) Advertising
10 3 (1.30%) Back Office
10 3 (1.30%) Billing
10 3 (1.30%) Law
10 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.30%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.87%) Electronics
11 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.87%) French Language
11 2 (0.87%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.30%) JSON
1 3 (1.30%) REST
2 1 (0.43%) Middleware
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.76%) Derivative
3 7 (3.03%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.30%) NHS
6 3 (1.30%) PMI
7 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.87%) Fintech
7 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.87%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.87%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (0.87%) Swaptions
7 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.19%) Windows
2 10 (4.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 58 (25.11%) Project Management
3 47 (20.35%) Change Management
4 35 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (13.85%) Business Analysis
6 30 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (10.39%) PRINCE2
8 20 (8.66%) Migration
9 19 (8.23%) ERP
10 17 (7.36%) Risk Management
11 12 (5.19%) Data Management
11 12 (5.19%) Programme Management
12 11 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
13 10 (4.33%) Workflow
14 9 (3.90%) Budgeting and Forecasting
14 9 (3.90%) ITIL
14 9 (3.90%) Scrum
14 9 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (3.46%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (3.46%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.33%) SQL
2 2 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.93%) Degree
3 9 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.16%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.16%) PMP
5 4 (1.73%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.87%) ACCA
7 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.43%) APMG
8 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) CIMA
8 1 (0.43%) CISM
8 1 (0.43%) CISSP
8 1 (0.43%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.06%) PMO
2 8 (3.46%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.60%) QA
4 5 (2.16%) GxP
4 5 (2.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.43%) DICOM
5 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.43%) EMIR
5 1 (0.43%) FATCA
5 1 (0.43%) GDPR
5 1 (0.43%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.43%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.43%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.43%) UCITS
Vendors
1 26 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.52%) SAP
3 14 (6.06%) Oracle
4 7 (3.03%) Tableau
5 6 (2.60%) Remedy
6 3 (1.30%) Cognos
6 3 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.30%) Netezza
7 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.87%) Calypso
7 2 (0.87%) Google
7 2 (0.87%) Informatica
7 2 (0.87%) Murex
7 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.87%) Teradata
8 1 (0.43%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.43%) Charles River
8 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.43%) Juniper
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