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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 568 557 536
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Contract jobs citing MBA 45 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.074% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 28
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£425 £452 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £750 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £416 £525
% change year-on-year
-18.77% -20.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £21.87
UK excluding London average 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
10308 10188 9000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.80% 19.25% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6073 5764 4823
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 461 510
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £44.02 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 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 16 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 7 July 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 -23 34 £440 -0.90% 16
London +2 26 £500 +7.06% 10
City of London -1 8 £575 +25.13% 4
Edinburgh +3 6 £250 -65.27%
Scotland 0 6 £250 -65.27%
South East -19 3 £440 -16.19% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames +3 2 £440 -
Surrey -2 2 £440 -45.00%
Manchester - 2 £463 -
North West - 2 £463 -
North East - 1 £425 -
Leeds - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Durham - 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 - -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 53 (64.63%) Degree
2 41 (50.00%) Finance
3 21 (25.61%) Banking
4 20 (24.39%) Telecoms
4 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (20.73%) SAP
5 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
5 17 (20.73%) Project Management
6 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
6 16 (19.51%) Analytics
7 15 (18.29%) Business Development
8 14 (17.07%) Change Management
9 12 (14.63%) Retail
10 11 (13.41%) Six Sigma
10 11 (13.41%) MS Office
10 11 (13.41%) Lean Six Sigma
10 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (12.20%) SAP SRM
11 10 (12.20%) Procure-to-pay
11 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2
11 10 (12.20%) Postgraduate
11 10 (12.20%) Business Objects
11 10 (12.20%) Ariba
11 10 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (10.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (10.98%) CA
12 9 (10.98%) Retail Banking
12 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
12 9 (10.98%) Data Analytics
13 8 (9.76%) Marketing

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.41%) MS Office
3 8 (9.76%) MS Project
4 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (12.20%) SAP SRM
2 3 (3.66%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.66%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.66%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.22%) Loan IQ
3 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.22%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.22%) ACBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Wireless
2 2 (2.44%) Network Security
2 2 (2.44%) IPv6
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.22%) GSM
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) FTP
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) DB2
3 1 (1.22%) MS Access
3 1 (1.22%) Big Data
General
1 41 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (25.61%) Banking
3 20 (24.39%) Telecoms
4 12 (14.63%) Retail
5 9 (10.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (10.98%) Retail Banking
6 8 (9.76%) Marketing
7 7 (8.54%) Automotive
8 4 (4.88%) Law
8 4 (4.88%) Legal
8 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
9 3 (3.66%) German Language
10 1 (1.22%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.22%) Front Office
10 1 (1.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Senior Manager
3 9 (10.98%) Consultant
3 9 (10.98%) Business Manager
4 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Account Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Solutions Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Managed Services Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Risk Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Business Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) Product Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Business Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Product Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) JSP
1 1 (1.22%) CGI
1 1 (1.22%) MDX
1 1 (1.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.88%) PMI
5 2 (2.44%) Life Science
5 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.44%) Economics
6 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.22%) RMADS
6 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) CESG
6 1 (1.22%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) UNIX
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) Project Management
2 16 (19.51%) Analytics
3 15 (18.29%) Business Development
4 14 (17.07%) Change Management
5 11 (13.41%) Six Sigma
5 11 (13.41%) Lean Six Sigma
5 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (12.20%) Procure-to-pay
6 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.98%) Data Analytics
8 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.32%) Business Analysis
10 6 (7.32%) Business Transformation
10 6 (7.32%) Resource Management
11 5 (6.10%) ITIL
11 5 (6.10%) People Management
11 5 (6.10%) CRM
12 4 (4.88%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) C
1 3 (3.66%) R
2 1 (1.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) VB
2 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (64.63%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) Postgraduate
3 7 (8.54%) ACCA
4 6 (7.32%) PMI Certification
4 6 (7.32%) CIMA
5 4 (4.88%) PMP
6 3 (3.66%) CFA
6 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) CISA
7 2 (2.44%) CISM
7 2 (2.44%) CISSP
7 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.22%) MCT
8 1 (1.22%) IIBA
8 1 (1.22%) CBAP
8 1 (1.22%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (1.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.44%) GxP
2 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) COBIT
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) SAP
2 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.20%) Business Objects
3 10 (12.20%) Ariba
4 9 (10.98%) CA
5 4 (4.88%) Huawei
6 3 (3.66%) HP
7 2 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (1.22%) Nortel
8 1 (1.22%) Misys
8 1 (1.22%) IBM
8 1 (1.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (1.22%) Tableau
8 1 (1.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.22%) Amdocs
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