The table below looks at the statistics for MBA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MBA over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 199 219 209
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing MBA 1 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.083% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
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£413 £594 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +1.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £450 £383
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
886 1052 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.11% 14.63% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 730 715
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 40
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.60 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% +9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.98 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.43 £48.00 £34.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

MBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MBA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MBA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MBA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) RAD
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) CGI
4 2 (18.18%) Misys
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 2 (18.18%) Loan IQ
4 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) IIBA
4 2 (18.18%) CBAP
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) SWIFT
4 2 (18.18%) Wholesale Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Business Development
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (9.09%) QA

MBA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Loan IQ
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Procurement Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Planning Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Testing Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Testing Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) SWIFT
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) RAD
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) IIBA
2 2 (18.18%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Misys