The table below looks at the statistics for MBA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MBA over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 161 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing MBA 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.075% 0.051% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £640 £435 £525
% change year-on-year
+47.12% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.70 -
MBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
868 811 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.61% 20.84% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 356 308
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £264 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £501 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 91 79
Median hourly rate £43.00 £25.12 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.17% +39.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.00 £51.15 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing MBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MBA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MBA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MBA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 3 - -
MBA
England

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for MBA.

1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) EMC
3 6 (46.15%) Avaya
3 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) CTI
4 5 (38.46%) IVR
4 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (38.46%) Social Media
4 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (38.46%) Radian6
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Retail
5 4 (30.77%) CIPD
5 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Marketing

MBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (38.46%) Radian6
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) CTI
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Corporate Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Avaya Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Avaya Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Test Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) UAT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (38.46%) IVR
1 5 (38.46%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) CRM
2 4 (30.77%) Coaching
2 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CIPD
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Avaya
1 6 (46.15%) EMC
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Genesys