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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 563 552 508
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -44
Contract jobs citing MBA 34 47 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.086% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 23
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£500 £513 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £376 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £380 £525
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -27.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 - -

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
10752 10619 8699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 19.49% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6090 6036 4636
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 528 473
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 27 April 2015.

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 15 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 27 April 2015. 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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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 -18 29 £538 +2.38% 23
London -26 20 £625 +19.04% 15
City of London 0 8 £650 - 6
South East -19 5 £440 - 8
Surrey +1 3 £440 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £440 -
North West - 2 £500 -
Scotland - 2 £350 -
Andover +4 1 - -
Hampshire -12 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £225 - 1
Manchester - 1 £500 -
Stirling - 1 £350 -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 50 (70.42%) Degree
2 26 (36.62%) Finance
3 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
4 21 (29.58%) Project Management
4 21 (29.58%) SAP
4 21 (29.58%) MS Excel
5 18 (25.35%) Change Management
6 17 (23.94%) MS Office
7 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (18.31%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (18.31%) Ariba
8 13 (18.31%) Business Objects
8 13 (18.31%) Procure-to-pay
8 13 (18.31%) SAP SRM
9 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
9 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
9 10 (14.08%) Banking
9 10 (14.08%) Marketing
10 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
10 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
10 9 (12.68%) Business Development
11 8 (11.27%) MS Project
11 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
11 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (8.45%) ITIL
12 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
12 6 (8.45%) CFA
12 6 (8.45%) Data Management
13 5 (7.04%) Retail
13 5 (7.04%) People Management

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (29.58%) MS Excel
2 17 (23.94%) MS Office
3 8 (11.27%) MS Project
4 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (18.31%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.82%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.82%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.82%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.82%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.82%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.41%) Loan IQ
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Wireless
2 3 (4.23%) FTP
3 2 (2.82%) IPv6
3 2 (2.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) LAN
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.82%) QlikView
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) DB2
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
General
1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
2 10 (14.08%) Marketing
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 3 (4.23%) German Language
5 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.41%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Consultant
3 8 (11.27%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Senior Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Business Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Sales Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Managed Services Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Risk Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Product Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Business Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Product Manager
9 2 (2.82%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Report Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Procurement Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Head of Service Management
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) MDX
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) JSP
2 1 (1.41%) SOAP
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) DOM
2 1 (1.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.82%) PMI
5 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) Life Science
6 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.41%) RMADS
6 1 (1.41%) CESG
6 1 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.41%) Economics
6 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) UNIX
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Project Management
2 18 (25.35%) Change Management
3 13 (18.31%) Procure-to-pay
4 9 (12.68%) Business Development
4 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
4 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
5 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.45%) Data Management
6 6 (8.45%) ITIL
6 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.04%) People Management
8 4 (5.63%) Coaching
8 4 (5.63%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 4 (5.63%) CRM
9 3 (4.23%) ERP
9 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.23%) Six Sigma
9 3 (4.23%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) C
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) VB
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (70.42%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) CFA
3 4 (5.63%) MCT
3 4 (5.63%) PMP
3 4 (5.63%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) CISA
5 2 (2.82%) CISM
5 2 (2.82%) CISSP
5 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CIMA
6 1 (1.41%) IIBA
6 1 (1.41%) CBAP
6 1 (1.41%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.41%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (1.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.82%) GxP
2 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) COBIT
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (29.58%) SAP
3 13 (18.31%) Business Objects
3 13 (18.31%) Ariba
4 4 (5.63%) Huawei
5 3 (4.23%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 2 (2.82%) Cognos
6 2 (2.82%) Pega
6 2 (2.82%) CA
7 1 (1.41%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) Misys
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