Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £391 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 159 152
Rank change year-on-year -21 -7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 10 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.53% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Scotland median daily rate £391 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% -2.22% -
10th Percentile £246 £385 £350
90th Percentile £599 £533 £545
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +32.08% +3.78%

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 4,462 4,506 3,552
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 95.79% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,513 2,628 2,064
Scotland median daily rate £405 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +7.59% -3.33%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £219
90th Percentile £563 £538 £501
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 112 132
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +12.59% -17.52%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.79 £10.66
90th Percentile £44.50 £35.00 £49.84
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -5.26%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -22 5 £350 -20.00%
Renfrewshire - 2 £350 -
Edinburgh -6 1 £356 -20.89% 1
Business Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (10.00%) Workshop Facilitation
3 1 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture

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 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Ariba