The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 currently tracked.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 540 504 513
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +9
Contract jobs citing MBA 47 34 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.39% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 42
Average daily rate £513 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £394 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £620 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £525 £453
% change year-on-year
-27.61% +16.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10620 8654 10474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.46% 18.14% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6031 4604 5392
Average daily rate £375 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 468 574
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.90 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.67% +13.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 46 £525 -4.54% 10
London -8 34 £525 - 5
City of London +9 16 £650 +54.76% 1
South East - 5 - - 3
Hampshire - 4 - - 2
West Midlands -17 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 - -
South West - 2 £454 -
East of England - 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £528 -
Swindon - 1 £528 -
Watford - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £380 -
Cardiff - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (45.45%) Finance
2 34 (44.16%) Degree
3 24 (31.17%) Project Management
4 19 (24.68%) SQL
5 18 (23.38%) Analytics
6 16 (20.78%) Derivative
6 16 (20.78%) C++
7 13 (16.88%) PhD
7 13 (16.88%) Statistical Analysis
7 13 (16.88%) Mathematics
8 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
9 9 (11.69%) C#
9 9 (11.69%) Banking
10 8 (10.39%) Resource Management
10 8 (10.39%) Scrum
10 8 (10.39%) Oracle
11 7 (9.09%) UNIX
11 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
11 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 6 (7.79%) Investment Banking
12 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
12 6 (7.79%) Marketing
12 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (7.79%) RAD
12 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
12 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
13 5 (6.49%) CISSP
13 5 (6.49%) MS Excel

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (3.90%) CMS
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.90%) MS Project
4 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.30%) SPSS
5 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) OLTP
3 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) QlikView
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.30%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MSTest
1 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.60%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Investment Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Marketing
4 5 (6.49%) Advertising
4 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Military
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) Quantitative Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Project Manager
3 12 (15.58%) Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Procurement Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.90%) C++ Developer
7 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Implementation Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Tools Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) HTML
1 5 (6.49%) WCF
1 5 (6.49%) RESTful
1 5 (6.49%) HTML5
2 3 (3.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (3.90%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (3.90%) CSS3
2 3 (3.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 3 (3.90%) ELMAH
2 3 (3.90%) Gherkin
2 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (3.90%) Durandal
2 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (3.90%) LINQ
2 3 (3.90%) jQuery
2 3 (3.90%) Ajax
2 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.90%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Derivative
2 13 (16.88%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.49%) Economics
6 4 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.90%) EMV
7 3 (3.90%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.60%) PMI
8 2 (2.60%) CESG
8 2 (2.60%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (2.60%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.30%) Equities
9 1 (1.30%) EPoS
9 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.30%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) UNIX
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) AIX
4 1 (1.30%) HPUX
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Project Management
2 18 (23.38%) Analytics
3 13 (16.88%) Statistical Analysis
4 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.39%) Scrum
5 8 (10.39%) Resource Management
6 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.79%) RAD
7 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.49%) Direct Marketing
8 5 (6.49%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (6.49%) TDD
8 5 (6.49%) Validation
8 5 (6.49%) Migration
9 4 (5.19%) ITIL
9 4 (5.19%) UML
10 3 (3.90%) CRM
10 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 16 (20.78%) C++
3 9 (11.69%) C#
4 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.60%) VBA
5 2 (2.60%) Java
5 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.60%) R
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (44.16%) Degree
2 13 (16.88%) PhD
3 5 (6.49%) CISSP
3 5 (6.49%) CISA
3 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.90%) PMP
5 3 (3.90%) CFA
5 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) CISM
6 2 (2.60%) ACCA
7 1 (1.30%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.30%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.60%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) IBM
4 3 (3.90%) HP
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) Cognos
5 2 (2.60%) DataSynapse
6 1 (1.30%) Tableau
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.30%) Dell
6 1 (1.30%) EMC
6 1 (1.30%) Juniper
6 1 (1.30%) CA
6 1 (1.30%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.30%) Lotus
6 1 (1.30%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.30%) Symantec
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