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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 144 142 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing MBA 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.092% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.63% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £461 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £396 £363
% change year-on-year
+26.26% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
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
736 663 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.30% 20.36% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 339 230
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.54 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% +85.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

MBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MBA across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire +5 12 £461 +2.50%
MBA
England

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) EMC
3 6 (46.15%) Avaya
3 6 (46.15%) CTI
3 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Social Media
3 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (38.46%) Radian6
4 5 (38.46%) IVR
4 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (30.77%) CIPD
5 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Retail
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 2 (15.38%) Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) WFM
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Genesys

MBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
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
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Avaya Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Avaya Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Head of Digital
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Test Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (46.15%) Social Media
2 5 (38.46%) IVR
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
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
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) WFM
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CIPD
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Avaya
1 6 (46.15%) EMC
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Genesys
3 2 (15.38%) SAP