Period
to 22 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 October 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 175 152
Rank change year-on-year +20 -23 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 26 18 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 0.39% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.41% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 23
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +0.33%
10th Percentile £385 £350 £250
90th Percentile £469 £490 £522
UK median daily rate £480 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +3.67% +2.89% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £31.48 £27.00 £33.70
% change year-on-year +16.59% -19.87% -46.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4582 4378 5868
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 93.95% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2562 3020
Scotland median daily rate £383 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -0.69% -2.75%
10th Percentile £228 £224 £238
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 115 133
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £15.82 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.53% -20.93% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £9.94
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in Scotland

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in Scotland

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Edinburgh +2 20 £425 -
Glasgow -7 5 £413 -5.71%
Perthshire - 1 - -
Business Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Scotland region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 9 (34.62%) Workflow
2 7 (26.92%) Fixed Income
2 7 (26.92%) Equities
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) Charles River
2 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Front Office
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (26.92%) thinkFolio
2 7 (26.92%) Portfolio Management
2 7 (26.92%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Banking
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Retail
7 2 (7.69%) Marketing
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Pega
8 1 (3.85%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (3.85%) GDPR
8 1 (3.85%) Analytical Thinking
8 1 (3.85%) Records Management
8 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) Legal

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) thinkFolio
2 1 (3.85%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Front Office
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Equities
1 7 (26.92%) Fixed Income
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.85%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Workflow
2 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Portfolio Management
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Development
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Charles River
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Pega
3 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) SAP