Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 364 283
Rank change year-on-year -15 -81 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 265 262 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.58% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.61% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 189 249
London median daily rate £506 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £371 £355 £314
90th Percentile £725 £640 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £77.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £22.77
% change year-on-year +32.08% +16.39% -63.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44629 42675 44230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.99% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32318 30339 31174
London median daily rate £495 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 554 685
London median hourly rate £20.44 £19.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +4.04% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 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
Central London +4 46 £513 -0.05% 8
East London +14 17 £448 - 1
West London -7 12 £468 -16.70% 1
South London -35 1 £575 +36.09% 3
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 97 (36.60%) Finance
2 85 (32.08%) Project Management
3 67 (25.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (23.77%) Banking
5 56 (21.13%) Change Management
6 55 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (13.58%) Investment Banking
8 35 (13.21%) Business Analysis
9 28 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
10 27 (10.19%) Front Office
11 25 (9.43%) PRINCE2
12 21 (7.92%) Asset Management
12 21 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (7.17%) Scrum
13 19 (7.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (6.79%) MiFID
15 17 (6.42%) Degree
15 17 (6.42%) Target Operating Model
15 17 (6.42%) Investment Management
16 16 (6.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 16 (6.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 15 (5.66%) Fixed Income
17 15 (5.66%) Security Cleared
18 14 (5.28%) PMO
18 14 (5.28%) Business Change Management
18 14 (5.28%) Microsoft
18 14 (5.28%) Data Analysis
19 13 (4.91%) Derivative
19 13 (4.91%) PMI Certification
19 13 (4.91%) Salesforce.com

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.75%) SAS
4 1 (0.38%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (6.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (4.15%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (3.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.38%) Summit
3 1 (0.38%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.38%) G Suite
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.89%) SMS
2 4 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.13%) Intranet
3 3 (1.13%) LAN
3 3 (1.13%) WAN
4 2 (0.75%) Internet
4 2 (0.75%) Network Security
4 2 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.38%) Skype
5 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.75%) Power BI
3 2 (0.75%) QlikView
3 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.38%) DB2
4 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 97 (36.60%) Finance
2 63 (23.77%) Banking
3 36 (13.58%) Investment Banking
4 27 (10.19%) Front Office
5 12 (4.53%) Legal
5 12 (4.53%) Marketing
6 11 (4.15%) Retail
7 8 (3.02%) Law
7 8 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.64%) Back Office
9 6 (2.26%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.51%) Publishing
11 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.75%) French Language
12 2 (0.75%) Local Government
13 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.38%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.38%) Mason
1 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (5.66%) Fixed Income
4 13 (4.91%) Derivative
5 8 (3.02%) FMCG
6 7 (2.64%) Equities
7 6 (2.26%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.89%) STB
9 4 (1.51%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.51%) Fintech
9 4 (1.51%) PMI
10 3 (1.13%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.13%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.13%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.13%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.75%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.75%) Windows
1 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (32.08%) Project Management
2 67 (25.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (21.13%) Change Management
4 55 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (13.21%) Business Analysis
6 25 (9.43%) PRINCE2
7 21 (7.92%) Asset Management
8 19 (7.17%) Scrum
9 17 (6.42%) Investment Management
9 17 (6.42%) Target Operating Model
10 16 (6.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 14 (5.28%) Business Change Management
11 14 (5.28%) Data Analysis
12 12 (4.53%) Business Transformation
12 12 (4.53%) CRM
13 11 (4.15%) Business Process Modelling
13 11 (4.15%) Electronic Trading
13 11 (4.15%) ERP
13 11 (4.15%) Programme Management
13 11 (4.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.64%) VBA
2 6 (2.26%) SQL
3 4 (1.51%) C
4 2 (0.75%) Java
5 1 (0.38%) C++
5 1 (0.38%) Perl
5 1 (0.38%) Python
5 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (6.42%) Degree
2 15 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.91%) PMI Certification
4 12 (4.53%) PMP
5 8 (3.02%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.26%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.51%) ACCA
7 4 (1.51%) CIMA
8 3 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.75%) APMG
9 2 (0.75%) IIBA
9 2 (0.75%) ISEB
9 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.38%) CCAB
10 1 (0.38%) CISA
10 1 (0.38%) CISM
10 1 (0.38%) CISSP
10 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.79%) MiFID
2 14 (5.28%) PMO
3 7 (2.64%) QA
4 6 (2.26%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.51%) EMIR
5 4 (1.51%) GDPR
6 3 (1.13%) AIFMD
6 3 (1.13%) UCITS
7 2 (0.75%) IFRS
7 2 (0.75%) SLA
8 1 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.38%) FATCA
8 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.38%) PSD2
8 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (5.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (1.89%) SAP
4 4 (1.51%) Reuters
5 3 (1.13%) Adobe
5 3 (1.13%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.75%) Cognos
6 2 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.38%) Calypso
7 1 (0.38%) Charles River
7 1 (0.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.38%) Concur
7 1 (0.38%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle
7 1 (0.38%) Sybase
7 1 (0.38%) Vermilion