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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK
Rank 566 591 561
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -30
Contract jobs citing MBA 31 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.061% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.29% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 27
Median daily rate £563 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.84% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £359 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £515 £662
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £440 £396
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
9111 10677 10412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.36% 21.02% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5799 6487 6098
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 499 490
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +102.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 17 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +30 30 £675 +53.40% 10
South East +25 15 £675 +69.81% 2
London +13 14 £700 +60.91% 5
Berkshire +23 10 £285 -
Reading +6 6 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £675 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £675 - 1
Surrey +15 1 - - 1
Leeds +13 1 £275 -36.04% 1
West Yorkshire +12 1 £275 -36.04% 1
Yorkshire +8 1 £275 -36.04% 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £200 -
Maidenhead - 1 £370 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 40 (65.57%) Degree
2 32 (52.46%) Finance
3 16 (26.23%) Marketing
4 14 (22.95%) Computer Science
4 14 (22.95%) Analytics
4 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (22.95%) Project Management
5 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.67%) Programme Management
5 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (18.03%) Business Development
6 11 (18.03%) Telecoms
6 11 (18.03%) Change Management
7 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
8 9 (14.75%) Banking
8 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (13.11%) Oracle
9 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
9 8 (13.11%) CRM
9 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
9 8 (13.11%) Economics
10 7 (11.48%) Google
10 7 (11.48%) Spanish Language
10 7 (11.48%) PhD
10 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
10 7 (11.48%) Legal
11 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
11 6 (9.84%) PLM
11 6 (9.84%) HP
11 6 (9.84%) Internet

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 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.28%) MS Project
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.64%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
1 1 (1.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
2 2 (3.28%) Wireless
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) QlikView
2 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.64%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 16 (26.23%) Marketing
3 11 (18.03%) Telecoms
4 9 (14.75%) Banking
5 7 (11.48%) Legal
5 7 (11.48%) Spanish Language
6 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
6 6 (9.84%) Mandarin Language
7 5 (8.20%) Retail
8 4 (6.56%) Czech Language
9 3 (4.92%) Electronics
9 3 (4.92%) Games
9 3 (4.92%) Law
10 2 (3.28%) Publishing
11 1 (1.64%) Billing
11 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
11 1 (1.64%) Front Office
11 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
11 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (13.11%) Analyst
1 8 (13.11%) Marketing Manager
1 8 (13.11%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.48%) Architect
2 7 (11.48%) Business Manager
2 7 (11.48%) Programme Manager
3 6 (9.84%) Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Designer
5 4 (6.56%) Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.92%) Digital Designer
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Programme Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.92%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) HTML
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
2 4 (6.56%) CSS3
2 4 (6.56%) HTML5
2 4 (6.56%) jQuery
2 4 (6.56%) LESS
2 4 (6.56%) React
2 4 (6.56%) Sass
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (22.95%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.11%) Economics
3 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.20%) User Experience
4 4 (6.56%) W3C
5 3 (4.92%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.28%) NHS
6 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.28%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.64%) Fintech
7 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.64%) Handset
7 1 (1.64%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Analytics
1 14 (22.95%) Project Management
2 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (19.67%) Programme Management
2 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.03%) Business Development
3 11 (18.03%) Change Management
4 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
5 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.11%) CRM
6 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
8 6 (9.84%) Business Transformation
8 6 (9.84%) Case Management
8 6 (9.84%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (9.84%) Data Architecture
8 6 (9.84%) ERP
8 6 (9.84%) PLM
9 5 (8.20%) Line Management
9 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) C#
1 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (65.57%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) PhD
3 4 (6.56%) CIMA
3 4 (6.56%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.56%) Postgraduate
4 3 (4.92%) ACCA
4 3 (4.92%) PMP
5 2 (3.28%) CFA
5 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) CCIE
6 1 (1.64%) CISA
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.64%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.64%) Basel II
2 1 (1.64%) Basel III
2 1 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.64%) FATCA
2 1 (1.64%) GAAP
2 1 (1.64%) GMP
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Google
3 6 (9.84%) HP
3 6 (9.84%) IBM
4 5 (8.20%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (8.20%) SAP
5 4 (6.56%) CA
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.92%) ION Trading
7 2 (3.28%) Tableau
7 2 (3.28%) VMware
8 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco
8 1 (1.64%) Facebook
8 1 (1.64%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.64%) Informatica
8 1 (1.64%) Murex
8 1 (1.64%) Remedy
8 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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