Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 771 767 771
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing MBA 58 59 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.066% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 37
England median daily rate £550 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £220 £370 £366
90th Percentile £675 £813 £825
UK median daily rate £550 £538 £450
% change year-on-year +2.33% +19.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £85.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +385.71% - -
UK median hourly rate £85.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +385.71% - -

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 17,458 18,204 20,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.92% 20.22% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,710 11,392 12,406
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.87% +1.31%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 767 792 951
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.94 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.40% -0.24% +36.84%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.08 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £25.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% -6.59% +44.74%

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 19 January 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
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 19 January 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 -32 35 £575 +21.05% 39
South East -26 13 £220 -67.41% 10
North of England +34 3 £211 -41.72% 3
South West +7 3 £335 - 1
North West - 3 £211 - 2
East of England - 2 - - 1
MBA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for MBA.

1 44 (75.86%) Degree
2 23 (39.66%) Finance
3 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (24.14%) Project Management
5 13 (22.41%) Change Management
5 13 (22.41%) Computer Science
6 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.97%) Master's Degree
7 10 (17.24%) Time Management
7 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
8 9 (15.52%) Six Sigma
8 9 (15.52%) Lean Six Sigma
8 9 (15.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 9 (15.52%) User Experience
9 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
9 8 (13.79%) PMI Certification
10 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
10 7 (12.07%) Scrum
10 7 (12.07%) Marketing
11 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (10.34%) CFA
11 6 (10.34%) Legal
11 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.34%) Cisco
12 5 (8.62%) ERP
12 5 (8.62%) ITIL
12 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
12 5 (8.62%) PMP
12 5 (8.62%) DMAIC

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 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (3.45%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (3.45%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (3.45%) InVision
5 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (3.45%) Intranet
1 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) NAS
2 1 (1.72%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) Skype
2 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.72%) Power BI
2 1 (1.72%) SAS EBI
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Axure RP
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Marketing
2 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.34%) Legal
4 5 (8.62%) Retail
5 4 (6.90%) Banking
5 4 (6.90%) Law
6 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
6 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.72%) French Language
8 1 (1.72%) Front Office
8 1 (1.72%) German Language
8 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.79%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Product Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Digital Product Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce Product Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Excel Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Programmer
4 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Programmer
5 2 (3.45%) Architect
5 2 (3.45%) Commercial Manager
5 2 (3.45%) PMO Lead
5 2 (3.45%) PMO Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
1 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
1 2 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (1.72%) FpML
2 1 (1.72%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.52%) User Experience
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.17%) Fintech
5 3 (5.17%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.17%) Hedge funds
5 3 (5.17%) PMI
6 2 (3.45%) Derivative
6 2 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.45%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.45%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.72%) FMCG
7 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
1 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) Project Management
3 13 (22.41%) Change Management
4 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (17.24%) Time Management
6 9 (15.52%) Lean Six Sigma
6 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
6 9 (15.52%) Six Sigma
7 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.07%) Scrum
9 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.62%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (8.62%) DMAIC
9 5 (8.62%) ERP
9 5 (8.62%) ITIL
9 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.62%) Process Improvement
9 5 (8.62%) Product Management
9 5 (8.62%) Project Planning
9 5 (8.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (75.86%) Degree
2 11 (18.97%) Master's Degree
3 9 (15.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 8 (13.79%) PMI Certification
5 6 (10.34%) CFA
6 5 (8.62%) PMP
7 4 (6.90%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (3.45%) CIPD
9 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.72%) ACCA
10 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.72%) CCIE
10 1 (1.72%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.72%) CCNP
10 1 (1.72%) CIMA
10 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) PMO
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Cisco
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Bloomberg
2 3 (5.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) Adobe
3 2 (3.45%) Progress
4 1 (1.72%) Cognos
4 1 (1.72%) FIS
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) Intel
4 1 (1.72%) Murex
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) SunGard