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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 580 579 541
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -38
Contract jobs citing MBA 40 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.059% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.31% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 22
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£425 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £365 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £720 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £396 £525
% change year-on-year
-36.86% -24.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.52 - £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
10819 10417 9038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.03% 19.06% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6459 5859 4848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 459 499
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 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 17 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 31 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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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 -22 30 £500 +21.21% 20
London +7 22 £570 +32.17% 17
Edinburgh -3 6 £250 -65.27%
Scotland -5 6 £250 -65.27%
City of London -11 3 £553 +25.35% 4
Yorkshire - 2 £613 -
Leeds - 2 £613 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £613 -
Berkshire +4 1 - - 1
West Midlands +3 1 £400 -
South East -14 1 - - 2
Rugby - 1 £400 -
Warwickshire - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £425 -
North West - 1 £425 -
Durham - 1 £425 -
Manchester - 1 £425 -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 45 (61.64%) Degree
2 40 (54.79%) Finance
3 21 (28.77%) Telecoms
4 19 (26.03%) Banking
5 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (21.92%) Analytics
6 16 (21.92%) Project Management
7 14 (19.18%) Business Development
8 13 (17.81%) Retail
9 12 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (15.07%) Lean Six Sigma
10 11 (15.07%) Six Sigma
11 10 (13.70%) CA
11 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
12 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
12 9 (12.33%) SAP
12 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
12 9 (12.33%) Postgraduate
12 9 (12.33%) Retail Banking
12 9 (12.33%) Data Analytics
13 8 (10.96%) Marketing
14 7 (9.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (9.59%) ACCA
14 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (9.59%) Automotive
14 7 (9.59%) Change Management
14 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
15 6 (8.22%) Resource Management
15 6 (8.22%) Business Transformation
15 6 (8.22%) CIMA

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Project
3 5 (6.85%) MS Office
4 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.74%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.74%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.37%) Loan IQ
3 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.37%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.37%) ACBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Wireless
2 2 (2.74%) Network Security
2 2 (2.74%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.74%) IPv6
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) GSM
3 1 (1.37%) LAN
3 1 (1.37%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) FTP
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) DB2
3 1 (1.37%) MS Access
General
1 40 (54.79%) Finance
2 21 (28.77%) Telecoms
3 19 (26.03%) Banking
4 13 (17.81%) Retail
5 9 (12.33%) Retail Banking
6 8 (10.96%) Marketing
7 7 (9.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (9.59%) Automotive
8 6 (8.22%) Law
9 4 (5.48%) Legal
9 4 (5.48%) German Language
10 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
11 1 (1.37%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 1 (1.37%) Front Office
11 1 (1.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Senior Manager
2 9 (12.33%) Business Manager
3 8 (10.96%) Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.22%) Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) Account Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Commercial Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Business Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Sales Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Product Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Business Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Risk Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Product Manager
8 2 (2.74%) MI Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) HTML
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
1 1 (1.37%) JSP
1 1 (1.37%) CGI
1 1 (1.37%) MDX
1 1 (1.37%) Velocity
1 1 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) PMI
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.74%) Economics
5 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.37%) RMADS
5 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.37%) CESG
5 1 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) UNIX
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Project Management
1 16 (21.92%) Analytics
2 14 (19.18%) Business Development
3 12 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (15.07%) Lean Six Sigma
4 11 (15.07%) Six Sigma
5 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.33%) Data Analytics
6 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.59%) Change Management
7 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.22%) Business Transformation
7 6 (8.22%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.85%) People Management
8 5 (6.85%) CRM
8 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.48%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (5.48%) Performance Management
10 3 (4.11%) Coaching
10 3 (4.11%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) C
2 3 (4.11%) R
3 2 (2.74%) SQL
4 1 (1.37%) VB
4 1 (1.37%) VBA
4 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (61.64%) Degree
2 9 (12.33%) Postgraduate
3 7 (9.59%) ACCA
4 6 (8.22%) PMI Certification
4 6 (8.22%) CIMA
5 3 (4.11%) CFA
5 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) PMP
6 1 (1.37%) CISA
6 1 (1.37%) CISM
6 1 (1.37%) MCT
6 1 (1.37%) CISSP
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.37%) IIBA
6 1 (1.37%) CBAP
6 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) CA
2 9 (12.33%) SAP
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) Ariba
3 4 (5.48%) Huawei
4 3 (4.11%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Nortel
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix
5 2 (2.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.37%) Tableau
6 1 (1.37%) Remedy
6 1 (1.37%) NEC
6 1 (1.37%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) Misys
6 1 (1.37%) IBM
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago