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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 229 216
Rank change year-on-year +26 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 40 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 29
Median daily rate £475 £445 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% -5.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £363 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.96 £55.00 £47.39
% change year-on-year -49.16% +16.05%  

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 7309 8525 8846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.59% 94.96% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4270 5079 5054
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 385 418
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.38% +20.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 June 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 June 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 +27 18 £500 +13.63% 6
Surrey +12 7 £500 +53.84%
Hampshire +2 6 £310 -31.11%
Buckinghamshire -14 4 £403 -11.04% 1
West Sussex +12 3 £350 -20.45% 1
East Sussex 0 1 £500 -4.76%
Oxfordshire -5 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £550 -
Business Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 22 (26.51%) Project Management
3 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (21.69%) Change Management
4 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.46%) PRINCE2
6 11 (13.25%) Business Analysis
6 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
7 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.64%) SAP
8 8 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Marketing
10 5 (6.02%) Scrum
10 5 (6.02%) SQL
10 5 (6.02%) Oracle
10 5 (6.02%) CRM
10 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
10 5 (6.02%) Legal
10 5 (6.02%) Business Transformation
11 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
11 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
11 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (4.82%) Business Change Management
11 4 (4.82%) Presales
11 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
11 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity
11 4 (4.82%) Banking

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 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.20%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.20%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.20%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.20%) Essbase
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.23%) Marketing
4 5 (6.02%) Legal
5 4 (4.82%) Banking
5 4 (4.82%) Retail
6 3 (3.61%) Welsh Language
7 2 (2.41%) Advertising
7 2 (2.41%) Back Office
7 2 (2.41%) Digital Economy
7 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.20%) Automotive
8 1 (1.20%) Billing
8 1 (1.20%) Electronics
8 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) .NET
1 2 (2.41%) HTML
1 2 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Derivative
4 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Windows
1 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Project Management
2 18 (21.69%) Change Management
2 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.46%) PRINCE2
5 11 (13.25%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Business Transformation
8 5 (6.02%) CRM
8 5 (6.02%) Scrum
9 4 (4.82%) Business Change Management
9 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.82%) Presales
9 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (3.61%) Data Privacy
10 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.61%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.61%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) C
2 2 (2.41%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.41%) APMP
3 2 (2.41%) PMP
3 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) GDPR
1 3 (3.61%) ISO 22301
2 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.41%) PMO
3 1 (1.20%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) SAP
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.61%) Siebel
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe
5 1 (1.20%) Cerner
5 1 (1.20%) HP
5 1 (1.20%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.20%) Progress
5 1 (1.20%) Tableau
5 1 (1.20%) Virgin Media
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