Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 792 750 794
Rank change year-on-year -42 +44 -20
Contract jobs citing MBA 65 57 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.067% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 42
England median daily rate £540 £500 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -1.23% +10.96%
10th Percentile £219 £280 £360
90th Percentile £715 £816 £686
UK median daily rate £540 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £53.75 - -
UK median hourly rate £53.75 - -

MBA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,726 17,405 20,846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.13% 20.42% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,626 10,952 13,049
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.79% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 862 811
England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £26.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +11.42% +34.63%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.50 £51.69
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £29.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year -21.46% +6.86% +40.00%

MBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MBA in England

MBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MBA in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for MBA in England

MBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MBA in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MBA in England

MBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBA in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MBA in England

MBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MBA in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MBA in England

MBA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the England region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -43 45 £575 +15.00% 25
South East -26 10 £400 -40.74% 7
North of England -9 6 £211 -23.18% 3
North West - 6 £211 - 3
East of England - 2 £575 - 1
Midlands -9 1 - - 5
West Midlands - 1 - - 4
MBA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for MBA.

1 55 (84.62%) Degree
2 34 (52.31%) Finance
3 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (29.23%) Project Management
4 16 (24.62%) PMI Certification
4 16 (24.62%) Computer Science
4 16 (24.62%) Master's Degree
5 15 (23.08%) Marketing
6 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (16.92%) SQL
8 11 (16.92%) Legal
9 10 (15.38%) Retail
9 10 (15.38%) Cisco
9 10 (15.38%) PMI
10 9 (13.85%) ITIL
10 9 (13.85%) Analytics
10 9 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (13.85%) Project Planning
11 8 (12.31%) Time Management
11 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
11 8 (12.31%) Fixed Income
11 8 (12.31%) Change Management
11 8 (12.31%) Risk Management
12 7 (10.77%) Scrum
12 7 (10.77%) PMP
12 7 (10.77%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 7 (10.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 7 (10.77%) Process Improvement

MBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (3.08%) Confluence
1 2 (3.08%) SAS
1 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.08%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.54%) G Suite
1 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.54%) IaaS
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Internet
1 4 (6.15%) Unified Communications
1 4 (6.15%) WAN
1 4 (6.15%) Wireless
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.54%) LAN
3 1 (1.54%) NAS
3 1 (1.54%) Network Security
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.54%) Power BI
2 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.54%) SAS EBI
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (52.31%) Finance
2 15 (23.08%) Marketing
3 11 (16.92%) Legal
4 10 (15.38%) Retail
5 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
6 4 (6.15%) Banking
6 4 (6.15%) Front Office
6 4 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (4.62%) Back Office
7 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
7 3 (4.62%) Law
7 3 (4.62%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.54%) French Language
8 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.54%) German Language
8 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.54%) Publishing
8 1 (1.54%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Analyst
2 10 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.69%) Architect
3 5 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
3 5 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) Programmer
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Programmer
4 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Product Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Business Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Change Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Commercial Manager
5 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce Product Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Programme Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Python Programmer
5 3 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Digital Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) FpML
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) J2EE
3 1 (1.54%) LDAP
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) MXNet
3 1 (1.54%) TensorFlow
3 1 (1.54%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Computer Science
2 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (15.38%) PMI
4 8 (12.31%) Fixed Income
5 6 (9.23%) Fintech
6 5 (7.69%) Hedge funds
6 5 (7.69%) Virtual Team
7 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
8 3 (4.62%) Equities
9 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
9 2 (3.08%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
9 2 (3.08%) User Experience
9 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.54%) Digital Currency
10 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (29.23%) Project Management
2 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (13.85%) Analytics
3 9 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (13.85%) ITIL
3 9 (13.85%) Project Planning
4 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
4 8 (12.31%) Change Management
4 8 (12.31%) Risk Management
4 8 (12.31%) Time Management
5 7 (10.77%) Business Transformation
5 7 (10.77%) Process Improvement
5 7 (10.77%) Scrum
6 6 (9.23%) Business Development
6 6 (9.23%) ERP
6 6 (9.23%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (9.23%) Presales
6 6 (9.23%) Six Sigma
6 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) Python
3 5 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (3.08%) Apple Swift
4 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.54%) R
5 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (84.62%) Degree
2 16 (24.62%) Master's Degree
2 16 (24.62%) PMI Certification
3 7 (10.77%) PMP
3 7 (10.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 7 (10.77%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 6 (9.23%) CFA
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.62%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 3 (4.62%) CCNP
7 2 (3.08%) CCNA
7 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.08%) Postgraduate
7 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.54%) ACCA
8 1 (1.54%) CCIE
8 1 (1.54%) CIMA
8 1 (1.54%) PhD
8 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) PMO
3 2 (3.08%) GDPR
3 2 (3.08%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.54%) GCP
4 1 (1.54%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Cisco
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) Bloomberg
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) Progress
5 2 (3.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) CA
6 1 (1.54%) Cognos
6 1 (1.54%) F5
6 1 (1.54%) FIS
6 1 (1.54%) ForeScout
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.54%) Murex
6 1 (1.54%) SunGard
6 1 (1.54%) Tableau