Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £446 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 150 152
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 24 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.49% 0.46% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.48% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 13
Scotland median daily rate £446 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £402 £345 £332
90th Percentile £559 £541 £535
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £26.50 £32.77
% change year-on-year +46.23% -19.13% -33.80%

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 4,703 3,525 5,167
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 94.91% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,753 2,068 2,702
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £229 £213 £225
90th Percentile £538 £513 £526
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 119 75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.87% -36.44% +31.58%
10th Percentile £11.27 £10.60 £10.59
90th Percentile £43.18 £52.00 £46.60
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%

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 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 February 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
Edinburgh -30 16 £456 +4.29% 1
Glasgow -11 7 £440 -2.22%
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Business Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 10 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 9 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (37.50%) thinkFolio
2 9 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) Charles River
2 9 (37.50%) Front Office
2 9 (37.50%) Workflow
2 9 (37.50%) Fixed Income
2 9 (37.50%) Equities
2 9 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 3 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) People Management
7 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (8.33%) Marketing
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
8 1 (4.17%) Business Development
8 1 (4.17%) Contingency Planning
8 1 (4.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 1 (4.17%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (4.17%) Regulatory Compliance

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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) thinkFolio
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (37.50%) Front Office
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Billing
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Equities
1 9 (37.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 9 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
2 9 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (37.50%) Workflow
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) People Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (4.17%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 1 (4.17%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (4.17%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Charles River
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft