The first table below looks at the demand for MBA in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MBA over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 128 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MBA 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.068% - 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
705 562 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.09% 22.65% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 205 294
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 13
Average hourly rate £15.38 £18.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.89% +29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £12.46 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £56.00 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
MBA
South East

MBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MBA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MBA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MBA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MBA across the Berkshire region.

MBA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MBA across the Berkshire region.

MBA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MBA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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MBA
South East

MBA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MBA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MBA.

1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Advertising
2 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) Direct Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 1 (11.11%) PMI
5 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall

MBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MBA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 5 (55.56%) Advertising
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy