The first table below looks at the demand for MBA in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MBA over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 235 223 237
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing MBA 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.078% 0.072% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.29% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£525 £513 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +68.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £503 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £523 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £525 £383
% change year-on-year
-20.85% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2418 2091 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.99% 25.06% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1057 898
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £224 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 127 139
Average hourly rate £17.07 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
MBA
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MBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MBA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

MBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MBA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Hampshire -11 3 £525 - 1
Surrey +3 2 £800 +60.00%
Berkshire - 2 £435 - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
MBA
England

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) CISA
2 8 (53.33%) CISSP
3 6 (40.00%) Internet
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (26.67%) EMV
5 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (26.67%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) CESG
5 4 (26.67%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) CISM
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Security Management
6 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Military
6 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification

MBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Military
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Implementation Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Implementation Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Development Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) EMV
2 4 (26.67%) CESG
2 4 (26.67%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) RMADS
4 1 (6.67%) FMCG
4 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) B2B
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) CISA
2 8 (53.33%) CISSP
3 4 (26.67%) CISM
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (6.67%) PhD
5 1 (6.67%) PMP
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) BT
2 1 (6.67%) SAP