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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 627 624 603
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs citing MBA 34 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.068% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 13
Median daily rate £500 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £672 £694 £671
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £250 £396
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -36.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.52 -
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
11458 10991 10636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.28% 19.26% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7161 6594 6003
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 533 476
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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 30 July 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 20 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 30 July 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 +21 33 £500 +8.10% 20
London 0 23 £500 - 11
South East +21 7 £475 - 5
Hampshire - 5 £475 -
City of London +50 4 £425 -23.07% 3
Fareham - 3 £475 -
Winchester - 2 £475 -
West Yorkshire +3 1 £450 -26.53% 1
Leeds -1 1 £450 -26.53% 1
Yorkshire -2 1 £450 -26.53% 1
Scotland -3 1 £630 +152.00% 1
Berkshire -5 1 - - 4
Edinburgh -8 1 £630 +152.00%
Bedfordshire - 1 £600 -
East of England - 1 £600 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £700 -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £700 -
Paddington - 1 £198 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 57 (86.36%) Degree
2 36 (54.55%) Finance
3 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.76%) Computer Science
4 14 (21.21%) Programme Management
4 14 (21.21%) Project Management
5 13 (19.70%) Banking
6 11 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.15%) Scrum
7 10 (15.15%) SAP
7 10 (15.15%) ITIL
7 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (15.15%) Analytics
8 9 (13.64%) Supplier Management
8 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 8 (12.12%) ERP
9 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.12%) Marketing
9 8 (12.12%) Business Development
9 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (12.12%) Smart Meter
10 7 (10.61%) Product Management
10 7 (10.61%) SAP IS-U
10 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
10 7 (10.61%) Internet
11 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.09%) Oracle
11 6 (9.09%) Customer Engagement

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 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.55%) MQSeries
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Internet
2 4 (6.06%) IPv6
2 4 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (1.52%) Telepresence
3 1 (1.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.52%) MS Access
4 1 (1.52%) OLAP
4 1 (1.52%) OLTP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.52%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Banking
3 8 (12.12%) Marketing
4 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.58%) Legal
5 5 (7.58%) Retail
6 4 (6.06%) Publishing
7 3 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
7 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
8 2 (3.03%) Advertising
8 2 (3.03%) Billing
8 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.52%) Automotive
9 1 (1.52%) Back Office
9 1 (1.52%) Front Office
9 1 (1.52%) Law
9 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Architect
2 6 (9.09%) Analyst
3 5 (7.58%) Consultant
3 5 (7.58%) Product Manager
3 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.06%) Business Consultant
4 4 (6.06%) Category Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (6.06%) ICT Consultant
4 4 (6.06%) Principal Architect
4 4 (6.06%) Senior Architect
4 4 (6.06%) Senior Business Consultant
4 4 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (4.55%) Change Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Chief Technology Officer
5 3 (4.55%) Designer
5 3 (4.55%) Java Architect
5 3 (4.55%) Operations Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.55%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) Middleware
2 3 (4.55%) JMS
2 3 (4.55%) XML
3 2 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Smart Meter
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.06%) SWIFT
4 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.55%) User Experience
5 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.52%) Economics
6 1 (1.52%) Equities
6 1 (1.52%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.52%) Informatics
6 1 (1.52%) Life Science
6 1 (1.52%) Physics
6 1 (1.52%) Tandem
6 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) AIX
3 1 (1.52%) HPUX
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Solaris
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) Programme Management
2 14 (21.21%) Project Management
3 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 10 (15.15%) Analytics
4 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (15.15%) ITIL
4 10 (15.15%) Scrum
5 9 (13.64%) Supplier Management
6 8 (12.12%) Business Development
6 8 (12.12%) ERP
6 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.61%) Product Management
8 6 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.58%) Change Management
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.58%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (7.58%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) VBA
4 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 57 (86.36%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) CIPD
3 2 (3.03%) CCDE
3 2 (3.03%) CCIE
3 2 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.03%) CITP
3 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.03%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) CAPM
4 1 (1.52%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) SEPA
3 2 (3.03%) COBIT
3 2 (3.03%) SLA
4 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) SAP
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco
5 4 (6.06%) HP
6 3 (4.55%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.03%) Greenplum
7 2 (3.03%) IBM
7 2 (3.03%) Tableau
8 1 (1.52%) Citrix
8 1 (1.52%) Dell
8 1 (1.52%) EMC
8 1 (1.52%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.52%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.52%) Juniper
8 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.52%) Sybase
8 1 (1.52%) Symantec
8 1 (1.52%) VMware
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