Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 83 100
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 7 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.54% 0.81% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.89% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Reading median daily rate £500 £495 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £413 £421 £401
90th Percentile £514 £594 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £538 £470
% change year-on-year -16.28% +14.36% -3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £25.54

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1201 1346 1820
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.39% 90.40% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 719 1083
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £220
90th Percentile £575 £570 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 78 129
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.73 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.00 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 23 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 Reading region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR
2 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management

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 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) EMC
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Progress