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 28 June 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 609 600 572
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Contract jobs citing MBA 37 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.069% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 22
Median daily rate £500 £425 £452
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £250 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £662 £747
UK excluding London median daily rate £630 £250 £416
% change year-on-year
+152.00% -39.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
11779 10421 10401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 18.90% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7361 6097 5996
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £541 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 537 491
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.62% +27.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.92 £50.00 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

MBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 35 £500 +6.38% 14
London -5 24 £500 -13.04% 9
South East -3 8 £488 +10.79% 1
Hampshire +14 4 £475 -
City of London +30 3 £425 -30.61% 2
Fareham - 3 £475 -
Leeds - 3 £675 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £675 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £675 - 2
Edinburgh -14 2 £503 +101.00%
Scotland -20 2 £503 +101.00%
Milton Keynes - 2 £700 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £700 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £198 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £475 -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MBA.

1 62 (83.78%) Degree
2 39 (52.70%) Finance
3 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (21.62%) Supplier Management
3 16 (21.62%) TOGAF
4 15 (20.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (20.27%) SAP
5 14 (18.92%) ITIL
5 14 (18.92%) Project Management
5 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
6 13 (17.57%) Banking
7 12 (16.22%) Programme Management
7 12 (16.22%) Smart Meter
8 11 (14.86%) SAP IS-U
8 11 (14.86%) Risk Management
8 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
9 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
9 10 (13.51%) Analytics
9 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (12.16%) Financial Modelling
10 9 (12.16%) Marketing
10 9 (12.16%) Telecoms
11 8 (10.81%) Retail
12 7 (9.46%) Scrum
12 7 (9.46%) Legal
12 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (9.46%) ITIL V3
13 6 (8.11%) Coaching
13 6 (8.11%) Business Development

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Office
3 5 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (14.86%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Radian6
2 1 (1.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Internet
2 4 (5.41%) IPv6
2 4 (5.41%) Network Security
3 2 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (1.35%) CTI
4 1 (1.35%) SMS
4 1 (1.35%) Telepresence
4 1 (1.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) DB2
4 1 (1.35%) MS Access
4 1 (1.35%) OLAP
4 1 (1.35%) OLTP
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.35%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.35%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (52.70%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Banking
3 9 (12.16%) Marketing
3 9 (12.16%) Telecoms
4 8 (10.81%) Retail
5 7 (9.46%) Legal
6 4 (5.41%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (5.41%) Publishing
6 4 (5.41%) Retail Banking
7 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
7 3 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.70%) Advertising
9 1 (1.35%) Automotive
9 1 (1.35%) Back Office
9 1 (1.35%) Billing
9 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.35%) Front Office
9 1 (1.35%) Law
9 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Architect
2 8 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (9.46%) Senior Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Category Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Consultant
5 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Product Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Business Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Change Manager
6 4 (5.41%) ICT Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Business Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Information Architect
8 2 (2.70%) IT Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Operations Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) Ajax
2 1 (1.35%) JMS
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.22%) Smart Meter
3 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.70%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.70%) User Experience
7 1 (1.35%) Economics
7 1 (1.35%) Equities
7 1 (1.35%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.35%) Informatics
7 1 (1.35%) IVR
7 1 (1.35%) Life Science
7 1 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.35%) Social Media
7 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Linux
1 2 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (1.35%) AIX
2 1 (1.35%) HPUX
2 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Solaris
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
1 16 (21.62%) Supplier Management
1 16 (21.62%) TOGAF
2 15 (20.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.92%) ITIL
3 14 (18.92%) Project Management
4 12 (16.22%) Programme Management
5 11 (14.86%) Risk Management
6 10 (13.51%) Analytics
7 9 (12.16%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.46%) ITIL V3
8 7 (9.46%) Scrum
9 6 (8.11%) Business Development
9 6 (8.11%) Change Management
9 6 (8.11%) Coaching
9 6 (8.11%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (6.76%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) VBA
3 1 (1.35%) C#
3 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (83.78%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) CIPD
3 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.05%) Postgraduate
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) CITP
4 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) CAPM
5 1 (1.35%) CCDE
5 1 (1.35%) CCIE
5 1 (1.35%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
3 2 (2.70%) COBIT
4 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.35%) MiFID
4 1 (1.35%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) SAP
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco
4 3 (4.05%) HP
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) EMC
6 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.35%) Avaya
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.35%) Dell
6 1 (1.35%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.35%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Juniper
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) Sybase
6 1 (1.35%) Symantec
6 1 (1.35%) Tableau
6 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.35%) VMware