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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 563 531 500
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -31
Contract jobs citing MBA 20 34 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.071% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.40% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 30
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£444 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £240 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £630 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-38.28% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.87 -
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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9543 8443 9343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 17.54% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5490 4696 4904
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 437 570
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.42 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 August 2014.

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 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 11 £475 - 23
South East -18 3 £225 -55.00% 2
East Midlands +1 2 - -
South West -36 1 £365 -
East of England - 1 £270 -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
MBA
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MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 46 (63.01%) Degree
2 38 (52.05%) Finance
3 25 (34.25%) Project Management
4 14 (19.18%) PRINCE2
5 13 (17.81%) Banking
6 12 (16.44%) Business Analysis
6 12 (16.44%) Risk Management
7 10 (13.70%) SQL
8 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (12.33%) CISSP
8 9 (12.33%) PMI Certification
8 9 (12.33%) CISA
8 9 (12.33%) Investment Banking
8 9 (12.33%) Analytics
9 8 (10.96%) Resource Management
10 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
10 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
10 7 (9.59%) Scrum
10 7 (9.59%) C#
11 6 (8.22%) SAP
11 6 (8.22%) RAD
11 6 (8.22%) PhD
11 6 (8.22%) Information Security
11 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
11 6 (8.22%) Validation
11 6 (8.22%) CISM
11 6 (8.22%) PMP
11 6 (8.22%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (8.22%) PRINCE

MBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Project
2 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Loan IQ
2 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.37%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.37%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) LAN
2 1 (1.37%) WAN
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.74%) QlikView
2 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MSTest
1 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
1 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (52.05%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Banking
3 9 (12.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.48%) Marketing
5 3 (4.11%) Military
5 3 (4.11%) Retail
6 2 (2.74%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Front Office
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.70%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) Quantitative Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Commercial Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Procurement Manager
7 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Implementation Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) HTML
1 4 (5.48%) Web Services
1 4 (5.48%) WCF
1 4 (5.48%) RESTful
1 4 (5.48%) HTML5
2 3 (4.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (4.11%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (4.11%) CSS3
2 3 (4.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 3 (4.11%) ELMAH
2 3 (4.11%) Gherkin
2 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (4.11%) Durandal
2 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (4.11%) LINQ
2 3 (4.11%) jQuery
2 3 (4.11%) Ajax
2 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.22%) Economics
2 6 (8.22%) Derivative
2 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.85%) PMI
3 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.48%) CESG
4 4 (5.48%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.11%) EMV
5 3 (4.11%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.11%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.74%) DataPower
6 2 (2.74%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.37%) RMADS
7 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) UNIX
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) AIX
3 1 (1.37%) HPUX
3 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Project Management
2 14 (19.18%) PRINCE2
3 12 (16.44%) Risk Management
3 12 (16.44%) Business Analysis
4 9 (12.33%) Analytics
5 8 (10.96%) Resource Management
6 7 (9.59%) Scrum
6 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.22%) Information Security
7 6 (8.22%) Validation
7 6 (8.22%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (8.22%) RAD
7 6 (8.22%) PRINCE
8 5 (6.85%) Six Sigma
8 5 (6.85%) ERP
8 5 (6.85%) Security Management
8 5 (6.85%) Change Management
8 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.85%) Business Development
8 5 (6.85%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) C#
3 5 (6.85%) C++
4 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.74%) VBA
5 2 (2.74%) Java
5 2 (2.74%) C
5 2 (2.74%) R
6 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (63.01%) Degree
2 9 (12.33%) CISA
2 9 (12.33%) CISSP
2 9 (12.33%) PMI Certification
3 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) CISM
4 6 (8.22%) PMP
4 6 (8.22%) PhD
5 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) CBAP
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.11%) ACCA
6 3 (4.11%) IIBA
7 2 (2.74%) CIMA
7 2 (2.74%) CFA
8 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (1.37%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.74%) COBIT
2 2 (2.74%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (2.74%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.37%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) SAP
3 5 (6.85%) IBM
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) Cognos
5 2 (2.74%) Misys
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) Dell
6 1 (1.37%) EMC
6 1 (1.37%) Juniper
6 1 (1.37%) CA
6 1 (1.37%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.37%) Symantec
6 1 (1.37%) Remedy
6 1 (1.37%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) Huawei
6 1 (1.37%) DataSynapse
6 1 (1.37%) Progress
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) Sybase
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