The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 253 243 224
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing MBA 5 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.059% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Average daily rate £398 £396 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +93.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £396 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £396 £363
% change year-on-year
+26.26% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2351 2599 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.58% 27.42% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 1268 1020
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 106 115
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +17.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
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 9 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
Surrey -11 2 - -
Berkshire +6 1 - - 1
Middlesex -1 1 £375 -5.30%
West Sussex - 1 £420 -
MBA
England

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (77.78%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) MS Office
3 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Data Management
4 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
5 6 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 6 (33.33%) SAP SRM
5 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (33.33%) Ariba
5 6 (33.33%) Change Management
5 6 (33.33%) MS Access
5 6 (33.33%) SAP
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) Internet
8 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) Marketing
8 3 (16.67%) Big Data

MBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SAP SRM
2 1 (5.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) FCAPS
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 2 (11.11%) Intranet
3 2 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) SSH
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) WLAN
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (33.33%) MS Access
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Procurement Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.11%) ICT Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
3 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Onboarding Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (5.56%) Economics
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
5 1 (5.56%) PMI
5 1 (5.56%) Social Media
5 1 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) HPUX
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Data Management
2 6 (33.33%) Change Management
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 6 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (16.67%) Coaching
3 3 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) B2B
4 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 2 (11.11%) CMMI
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Presales
4 2 (11.11%) QMS
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PhD
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Ariba
2 6 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Mitel
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Facebook
5 1 (5.56%) PayPal
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Siemens
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter