The table below looks at the statistics for MBA in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MBA over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 86 84 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing MBA 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.16% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 1.43% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £720 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +69.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £396 £538
% change year-on-year
-36.86% -26.32%
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 Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
152 140 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.46% 10.94% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 46
Average daily rate £325 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £148 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

MBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MBA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MBA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MBA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MBA
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) CA
1 6 (100.00%) ACCA
1 6 (100.00%) CIMA
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

MBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ACCA
1 6 (100.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CA