The table below looks at the statistics for MBA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MBA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 552 542 506
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -36
Contract jobs citing MBA 40 28 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.30% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 31
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£475 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £205 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £698 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £205 £500
% change year-on-year
+93.17% -59.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11109 9220 8729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 18.01% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6529 5132 4572
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 401 602
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

MBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MBA
Daily Rate Trend

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

MBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MBA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MBA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MBA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MBA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MBA within the UK.

MBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MBA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
England -16 39 £481 +6.94% 36
London +20 23 £600 +9.09% 23
South East -30 9 £396 +93.17% 7
City of London +10 8 £663 +1.92% 6
Surrey - 5 £396 - 3
Berkshire -7 2 £500 +143.90% 3
South West -26 2 £400 -
North West - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire -14 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - - 2
Peterborough - - - - 4
Bolton - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chester - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 46 (63.01%) Degree
2 25 (34.25%) Banking
3 24 (32.88%) Finance
4 17 (23.29%) Project Management
5 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
5 16 (21.92%) MS Office
6 15 (20.55%) Retail
7 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
7 14 (19.18%) CA
7 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (15.07%) Change Management
9 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
9 10 (13.70%) SAP
10 8 (10.96%) Retail Banking
11 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
11 7 (9.59%) CFA
11 7 (9.59%) Business Objects
11 7 (9.59%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (9.59%) Ariba
11 7 (9.59%) Quantitative Risk Management
11 7 (9.59%) Procure-to-pay
11 7 (9.59%) SAP SRM
12 6 (8.22%) MCT
12 6 (8.22%) Marketing
13 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
13 5 (6.85%) Legal
13 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.85%) FTP
13 5 (6.85%) Computer Science

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (2.74%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Office
2 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) SAP SRM
2 4 (5.48%) Misys Midas
2 4 (5.48%) Misys Opics
3 2 (2.74%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.74%) SAP BPC
3 2 (2.74%) Loan IQ
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) FTP
2 1 (1.37%) DMZ
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) LAN
2 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.11%) QlikView
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (34.25%) Banking
2 24 (32.88%) Finance
3 15 (20.55%) Retail
4 8 (10.96%) Retail Banking
5 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
6 6 (8.22%) Marketing
7 5 (6.85%) Legal
8 4 (5.48%) Investment Banking
9 2 (2.74%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.37%) Publishing
10 1 (1.37%) French Language
10 1 (1.37%) German Language
10 1 (1.37%) Law
10 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Analyst
1 21 (28.77%) Consultant
2 14 (19.18%) Business Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) Functional Consultant
4 8 (10.96%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Business Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Head of Service Management
7 2 (2.74%) Commercial Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Procurement Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Process Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Report Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Payments Business Analyst
8 1 (1.37%) Report Manager
8 1 (1.37%) Market Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Web Services
1 2 (2.74%) XML
1 2 (2.74%) CGI
1 2 (2.74%) MDX
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.37%) DOM
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) CSS
2 1 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Market Risk
3 4 (5.48%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Economics
5 1 (1.37%) EMV
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
5 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) UNIX
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Project Management
2 11 (15.07%) Change Management
3 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
4 7 (9.59%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 7 (9.59%) Procure-to-pay
5 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.48%) Validation
6 4 (5.48%) Scrum
6 4 (5.48%) Service Management
6 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.48%) ITIL
6 4 (5.48%) Business Development
6 4 (5.48%) Data Governance
7 3 (4.11%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.11%) Six Sigma
7 3 (4.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (63.01%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) CFA
3 6 (8.22%) MCT
4 4 (5.48%) CBAP
5 3 (4.11%) IIBA
5 3 (4.11%) CISSP
5 3 (4.11%) CISA
6 2 (2.74%) CISM
6 2 (2.74%) CIMA
6 2 (2.74%) PMP
6 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.37%) ACCA
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.37%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.74%) COBIT
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Basel III
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.18%) CA
3 10 (13.70%) SAP
4 7 (9.59%) Business Objects
4 7 (9.59%) Ariba
5 3 (4.11%) Cognos
6 2 (2.74%) BMC
6 2 (2.74%) Misys
6 2 (2.74%) Remedy
6 2 (2.74%) Huawei
6 2 (2.74%) Pega
6 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.37%) Fundtech
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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