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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 574 535 511
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -24
Contract jobs citing MBA 39 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.10% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.53% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 23
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£435 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £659 £720 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £525 £538
% change year-on-year
-23.90% -2.32%
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
10534 10252 8455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.09% 19.44% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6025 5984 4533
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 525 461
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 May 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 14 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 May 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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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 -47 28 £440 -7.36% 18
London 0 21 £588 +23.68% 11
City of London -4 9 £613 +22.50% 1
South East -20 5 £440 -33.58% 5
Scotland -1 4 £250 -65.27%
Surrey +6 3 £440 -45.00%
Edinburgh 0 3 £250 -65.27%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £440 -
Andover +3 1 - -
Hampshire +2 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 £500 - 2

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 54 (69.23%) Degree
2 30 (38.46%) Finance
3 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
3 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.64%) Project Management
4 19 (24.36%) SAP
5 18 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 18 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (21.79%) Change Management
7 15 (19.23%) Banking
7 15 (19.23%) MS Office
7 15 (19.23%) Business Development
8 13 (16.67%) SAP SRM
8 13 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
8 13 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (16.67%) Ariba
8 13 (16.67%) Business Objects
9 12 (15.38%) Analytics
10 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
10 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
10 10 (12.82%) Retail
11 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
11 9 (11.54%) MS Project
11 9 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (10.26%) Lean Six Sigma
12 8 (10.26%) Six Sigma
13 7 (8.97%) ITIL
13 7 (8.97%) Postgraduate
13 7 (8.97%) Marketing
14 6 (7.69%) Data Management

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.23%) MS Office
3 9 (11.54%) MS Project
4 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.56%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.28%) Loan IQ
3 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.28%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Wireless
2 2 (2.56%) Network Security
2 2 (2.56%) IPv6
2 2 (2.56%) FTP
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) LAN
3 1 (1.28%) WAN
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) DB2
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
General
1 30 (38.46%) Finance
2 18 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 15 (19.23%) Banking
4 10 (12.82%) Retail
5 7 (8.97%) Marketing
6 6 (7.69%) Retail Banking
6 6 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (5.13%) Automotive
8 3 (3.85%) Legal
8 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
9 2 (2.56%) German Language
10 1 (1.28%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.23%) Analyst
2 12 (15.38%) Consultant
3 8 (10.26%) Senior Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Business Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Account Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Business Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Sales Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Solutions Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Managed Services Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Risk Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Product Manager
9 2 (2.56%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Product Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Business Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Procurement Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) JSP
1 1 (1.28%) CGI
1 1 (1.28%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) PMI
4 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.85%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.56%) Economics
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 2 (2.56%) Life Science
6 1 (1.28%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.28%) RMADS
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) CESG
6 1 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Project Management
2 17 (21.79%) Change Management
3 15 (19.23%) Business Development
4 13 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
5 12 (15.38%) Analytics
6 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
7 9 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.26%) Lean Six Sigma
8 8 (10.26%) Six Sigma
9 7 (8.97%) ITIL
10 6 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.69%) Data Management
10 6 (7.69%) Data Analytics
10 6 (7.69%) Business Transformation
11 5 (6.41%) People Management
11 5 (6.41%) Resource Management
11 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.13%) CRM
12 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) C
2 2 (2.56%) R
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
3 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (69.23%) Degree
2 7 (8.97%) Postgraduate
3 5 (6.41%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.13%) PMP
4 4 (5.13%) CFA
5 3 (3.85%) CIMA
5 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) ACCA
6 2 (2.56%) CISA
6 2 (2.56%) CISM
6 2 (2.56%) MCT
6 2 (2.56%) CISSP
6 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.28%) IIBA
7 1 (1.28%) CBAP
7 1 (1.28%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (1.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.56%) GxP
2 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) COBIT
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.36%) SAP
3 13 (16.67%) Ariba
3 13 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 4 (5.13%) Huawei
4 4 (5.13%) CA
5 3 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) Remedy
7 1 (1.28%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Misys
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