The table below looks at the statistics for MBA in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MBA over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 130 127 121
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing MBA 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.066% 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £525 £538
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.70 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 - -
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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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
502 490 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.55% 18.57% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 228 245
Average daily rate £345 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.94% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £426 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £25.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

MBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MBA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MBA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MBA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MBA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Glasgow - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £350 -
MBA
UK

MBA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PMI
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) DMAIC
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) DFSS
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

MBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PMI
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) DFSS
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) DMAIC
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft