The table below looks at the statistics for MBA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MBA over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 522 509 479
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -30
Contract jobs citing MBA 35 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.067% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.36% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 26
Average daily rate
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£398 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.55% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £205 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £677 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £205 £342
% change year-on-year
+93.17% -40.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 -
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9173 8436 7387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.12% 18.92% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5411 4650 3941
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 380 526
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £40.00 £44.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

MBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

MBA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MBA Daily Rate Trend in England

MBA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MBA across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

MBA Daily Rate Histogram in England

MBA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MBA Hourly Rate Trend in England

MBA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 17 £500 -4.58% 9
South East -13 11 £396 +93.17% 2
North West - 3 £450 -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 53 (77.94%) Degree
2 23 (33.82%) Finance
3 21 (30.88%) MS Office
4 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
6 18 (26.47%) SAP
6 18 (26.47%) Change Management
6 18 (26.47%) Banking
7 16 (23.53%) Project Management
8 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (19.12%) Procure-to-pay
9 13 (19.12%) SAP SRM
9 13 (19.12%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (19.12%) Ariba
9 13 (19.12%) Business Objects
10 10 (14.71%) Business Analysis
11 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
12 7 (10.29%) Retail
12 7 (10.29%) CFA
12 7 (10.29%) ITIL
12 7 (10.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
13 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
13 6 (8.82%) Business Development
13 6 (8.82%) MCT
13 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
13 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
14 5 (7.35%) Legal
14 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking

MBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (1.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (30.88%) MS Office
2 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS Project
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (19.12%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.94%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.94%) Loan IQ
2 2 (2.94%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.47%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) FTP
2 2 (2.94%) Wireless
3 1 (1.47%) DMZ
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.41%) QlikView
2 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.29%) Retail
5 5 (7.35%) Legal
5 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.88%) Marketing
7 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.94%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.47%) French Language
8 1 (1.47%) German Language
8 1 (1.47%) Publishing
8 1 (1.47%) Law
8 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Business Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Consultant
4 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Process Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Procurement Manager
7 2 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Business Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Report Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Head of Service Management
7 2 (2.94%) Managed Services Consultant
8 1 (1.47%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) CGI
2 1 (1.47%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.47%) MDX
2 1 (1.47%) HTML
2 1 (1.47%) CSS
2 1 (1.47%) SOAP
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Market Risk
3 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.94%) Life Science
4 2 (2.94%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Change Management
2 16 (23.53%) Project Management
3 13 (19.12%) Procure-to-pay
4 10 (14.71%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.29%) ITIL
6 7 (10.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 6 (8.82%) Business Development
7 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.88%) Service Management
9 4 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.88%) Data Management
9 4 (5.88%) Scrum
9 4 (5.88%) Validation
9 4 (5.88%) Data Governance
10 3 (4.41%) Lean Six Sigma
10 3 (4.41%) Information Security
10 3 (4.41%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) C
2 1 (1.47%) Java
2 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (77.94%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) CFA
3 6 (8.82%) MCT
4 3 (4.41%) IIBA
4 3 (4.41%) CBAP
4 3 (4.41%) CISA
4 3 (4.41%) CISM
4 3 (4.41%) CISSP
5 2 (2.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.47%) CAPM
6 1 (1.47%) CIMA
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PMP
6 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.41%) COBIT
1 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (2.94%) GxP
2 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) Basel III
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.47%) SAP
3 13 (19.12%) Ariba
3 13 (19.12%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.41%) Huawei
4 3 (4.41%) Cognos
5 2 (2.94%) BMC
5 2 (2.94%) Remedy
5 2 (2.94%) Misys
5 2 (2.94%) Pega
5 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.47%) Fundtech
6 1 (1.47%) CA
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle