The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 March 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 215 188
Rank change year-on-year +4 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 43 52 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.56% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.59% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 57
Median daily rate £475 £493 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.55% -5.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £383 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £537 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.45 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.45 £47.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year -48.52% -4.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7373 8823 9388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.09% 95.12% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 5395 5019
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 382 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in the South East

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in the South East

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Manager in the South East

Business Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Manager in the South East

Business Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +35 19 £525 +16.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 9 £450 +20.00% 3
Surrey +14 6 £463 -11.90% 3
Hampshire +8 4 £475 -9.52% 1
East Sussex +7 3 £388 - 2
West Sussex -1 1 £425 -9.57% 1
Business Manager
England

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South East region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 24 (28.92%) Project Management
3 19 (22.89%) Telecoms
3 19 (22.89%) Change Management
3 19 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (22.89%) Business Analysis
4 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (16.87%) PRINCE2
6 12 (14.46%) Business Transformation
7 11 (13.25%) CRM
7 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (12.05%) Marketing
9 9 (10.84%) SAP
9 9 (10.84%) Degree
10 8 (9.64%) Oracle
11 7 (8.43%) Internet
11 7 (8.43%) HP
11 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (8.43%) Business Development
11 7 (8.43%) Economics
11 7 (8.43%) Programme Management
11 7 (8.43%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (7.23%) Mandarin Language
12 6 (7.23%) Spanish Language
12 6 (7.23%) Data Architecture
12 6 (7.23%) Analytics
12 6 (7.23%) Case Management
12 6 (7.23%) Customer Requirements
12 6 (7.23%) PLM
12 6 (7.23%) Google

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.61%) MS Project
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.20%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 19 (22.89%) Telecoms
3 10 (12.05%) Marketing
4 6 (7.23%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (7.23%) Spanish Language
5 5 (6.02%) Retail
6 3 (3.61%) Advertising
7 2 (2.41%) Back Office
7 2 (2.41%) Billing
7 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.20%) Automotive
8 1 (1.20%) Banking
8 1 (1.20%) Electronics
8 1 (1.20%) Legal
8 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.20%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) .NET
1 2 (2.41%) HTML
1 2 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.20%) NHS
3 1 (1.20%) User Experience
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) Project Management
2 19 (22.89%) Business Analysis
2 19 (22.89%) Change Management
2 19 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (16.87%) PRINCE2
4 12 (14.46%) Business Transformation
5 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.25%) CRM
6 7 (8.43%) Business Development
6 7 (8.43%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (8.43%) Economics
6 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (8.43%) Programme Management
7 6 (7.23%) Analytics
7 6 (7.23%) Case Management
7 6 (7.23%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (7.23%) Data Architecture
7 6 (7.23%) PLM
8 5 (6.02%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) C
2 2 (2.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) MBA
3 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) APMP
6 2 (2.41%) PMP
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) ISO22301
2 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) SAP
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle
3 7 (8.43%) HP
4 6 (7.23%) Google
4 6 (7.23%) IBM
5 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.41%) Siebel
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe
7 1 (1.20%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.20%) Avaya
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco
7 1 (1.20%) Huawei
7 1 (1.20%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.20%) Virgin Media
7 1 (1.20%) webMethods
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