Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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 System Manager
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 862 869
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Manager 27 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.035% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.037% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 28
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +35.14% -13.45%
10th Percentile £325 £399 £275
90th Percentile £535 £706 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £376
% change year-on-year -10.00% +32.89% -20.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Business Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Business Systems Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Manager in the UK

Business Systems Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Systems Manager in the UK

Business Systems Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Manager over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Systems Manager in the UK

Business Systems Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Systems Manager in the UK

Business Systems Manager
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Systems Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
England +4 26 £450 -10.00% 2
UK excluding London +29 16 £450 -10.00% 2
London -39 11 £450 -18.18%
North of England +74 5 £740 +127.69%
Midlands +17 5 £475 -5.00%
South East +10 4 £350 -44.00%
West Midlands - 4 £475 -
Yorkshire - 3 £740 -
North West +11 1 - -
East of England -12 1 £400 - 1
East Midlands -15 1 £475 -5.00%
North East - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Business Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Business Systems 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 featuring Business Systems Manager in the job title.

1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) ERP
5 6 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
6 4 (14.81%) FMCG
6 4 (14.81%) Virtual Team
6 4 (14.81%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (14.81%) PMO
7 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
7 3 (11.11%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) SAP
7 3 (11.11%) CRM
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) Retail
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (7.41%) Data Protection

Business Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) HFM
1 1 (3.70%) Infor M3
1 1 (3.70%) Maximo
1 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP BPC
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) FMCG
1 4 (14.81%) Virtual Team
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.93%) ERP
4 6 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 4 (14.81%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PMO
2 2 (7.41%) GDPR
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) Concur
3 1 (3.70%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.70%) Infor
3 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) Talend