Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 157 183
Rank change year-on-year -37 +26 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 10 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.57% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 9
Scotland median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £256 £385 £350
90th Percentile £631 £469 £490
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.78% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £26.67 £31.48 £27.00
% change year-on-year -15.28% +16.59% -19.87%

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 5,053 4,591 4,435
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.51% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,706 2,590 2,593
Scotland median daily rate £400 £383 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +6.25% -0.69%
10th Percentile £224 £227 £224
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 142 119
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +24.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.71 £43.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.71 £18.70 £18.26
% change year-on-year -5.29% +2.40% +1.46%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Manager in Scotland

Business Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly 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 21 October 2018. 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
Glasgow -16 6 £325 -21.21%
Edinburgh -24 1 £250 -41.18% 3
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Business Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Business Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Global Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Business Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (10.00%) Contract Management
6 1 (10.00%) PMO
6 1 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Office 365
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Information Management
6 1 (10.00%) Document Management
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Global Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Contract Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) SAP