The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 65 68
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.04% 0.46% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.49% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £433 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.60% -21.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.96 £55.00 £47.39
% change year-on-year -49.16% +16.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 527 822 776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.33% 93.73% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 482 382
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 49
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in Reading

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in Reading

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

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 Reading region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) ISO 22301
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Economy
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) ISMS
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Progress
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) QA

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Economy
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) ISMS
2 2 (22.22%) Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO 22301
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Progress