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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 608 602 579
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Contract jobs citing MBA 33 33 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.058% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.30% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 34
Median daily rate £625 £538 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £363 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £628 £435 £380
% change year-on-year
+44.25% +14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
11853 11084 10897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.26% 19.54% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7446 6263 6187
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 558 555
Median hourly rate £31.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 2 May 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 23 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 2 May 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 0 27 £625 +8.69% 17
London -36 10 £385 -39.60% 11
Yorkshire - 7 £650 - 2
Leeds - 7 £650 - 2
West Yorkshire - 7 £650 - 2
North West +1 5 £575 +15.00%
Scotland -15 5 £450 +28.57%
Edinburgh - 5 £450 -
Cheshire - 5 £575 -
Knutsford - 3 - -
South East -14 2 £700 +59.09% 3
West Midlands - 2 £625 - 1
Feltham - 2 £370 -
Macclesfield - 2 £575 -
City of London +28 1 £750 +15.38% 3
Newbury - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £700 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £700 - 1
Solihull - 1 £625 -
East of England - 1 £550 -
Watford - 1 £550 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £550 -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 54 (73.97%) Degree
2 38 (52.05%) Finance
3 18 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (23.29%) Supplier Management
5 16 (21.92%) TOGAF
5 16 (21.92%) SAP
6 15 (20.55%) ITIL
6 15 (20.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (19.18%) Project Management
8 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
8 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (16.44%) Smart Meter
10 11 (15.07%) SAP IS-U
10 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (15.07%) Banking
11 10 (13.70%) Financial Modelling
12 9 (12.33%) Marketing
12 9 (12.33%) Risk Management
12 9 (12.33%) CRM
13 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
13 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
13 8 (10.96%) Legal
13 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
14 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (9.59%) Coaching
14 7 (9.59%) ITIL V3
14 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (9.59%) Business Transformation
14 7 (9.59%) Analytics
14 7 (9.59%) Change Management

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 1 (1.37%) Apache
1 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (15.07%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.85%) Radian6
3 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (1.37%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.37%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Boomi
1 2 (2.74%) Force.com
2 1 (1.37%) AdWords
2 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) CTI
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) IPv6
2 2 (2.74%) Network Security
2 2 (2.74%) Wireless
3 1 (1.37%) SMS
3 1 (1.37%) Telepresence
3 1 (1.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.74%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) MS Access
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
General
1 38 (52.05%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
3 9 (12.33%) Marketing
4 8 (10.96%) Legal
4 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
5 7 (9.59%) Retail
6 4 (5.48%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (5.48%) Retail Banking
7 3 (4.11%) Back Office
7 3 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.74%) Law
9 1 (1.37%) Front Office
9 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.37%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Architect
2 8 (10.96%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (9.59%) Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Consultant
3 7 (9.59%) Senior Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Avaya Specialist
4 6 (8.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Business Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Change Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Commercial Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Information Architect
7 2 (2.74%) IT Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Business Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
1 1 (1.37%) Ajax
1 1 (1.37%) Middleware
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.44%) Smart Meter
3 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.85%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.85%) IVR
5 5 (6.85%) Social Media
6 3 (4.11%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.74%) NHS
8 1 (1.37%) Equities
8 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.37%) Life Science
8 1 (1.37%) Tandem
8 1 (1.37%) User Experience
8 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) AIX
2 1 (1.37%) HPUX
2 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Solaris
2 1 (1.37%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (23.29%) Supplier Management
3 16 (21.92%) TOGAF
4 15 (20.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (20.55%) ITIL
5 14 (19.18%) Project Management
6 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (13.70%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (12.33%) CRM
8 9 (12.33%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.59%) Analytics
9 7 (9.59%) Business Transformation
9 7 (9.59%) Change Management
9 7 (9.59%) Coaching
9 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (9.59%) ITIL V3
9 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.85%) ERP
11 5 (6.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) VBA
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (73.97%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) CIPD
2 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.48%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.74%) PMP
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) CITP
4 1 (1.37%) PCI QSA
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) COBIT
2 1 (1.37%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) SAP
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.59%) EMC
4 6 (8.22%) Avaya
5 5 (6.85%) Cisco
6 3 (4.11%) Dell
6 3 (4.11%) HP
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle
7 2 (2.74%) CA
7 2 (2.74%) Genesys
7 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.74%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix
8 1 (1.37%) Facebook
8 1 (1.37%) Google
8 1 (1.37%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.37%) Juniper
8 1 (1.37%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) Tableau
8 1 (1.37%) VMware
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