Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 770 772 815
Rank change year-on-year +2 +43 -6
Contract jobs citing MBA 76 45 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.051% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 43
England median daily rate £520 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £311 £317 £366
90th Percentile £700 £923 £775
UK median daily rate £510 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +2.00% -9.09% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
England median hourly rate £37.75 £31.01 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.73% - -
UK median hourly rate £37.75 £31.01 -
% change year-on-year +21.73% - -

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 17,575 17,382 21,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.68% 19.55% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,401 10,543 13,369
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 862 699
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +8.49% +15.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.23
90th Percentile £50.07 £50.45 £47.91
UK median hourly rate £22.66 £29.75 £27.62
% change year-on-year -23.83% +7.71% +18.16%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -20 40 £575 +15.00% 17
South East -1 16 £388 -60.26% 8
North of England -8 11 £395 +9.72% 1
North West -1 10 £398 +10.42% 1
Midlands -8 4 - - 1
West Midlands - 4 - -
East of England - 2 £625 -
South West - 2 £438 - 2
North East - 1 £300 -
MBA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 65 (85.53%) Degree
2 33 (43.42%) Finance
3 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.89%) Marketing
4 25 (32.89%) Project Management
4 25 (32.89%) Master's Degree
5 23 (30.26%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 20 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (21.05%) Analytics
7 16 (21.05%) PMI Certification
8 15 (19.74%) SQL
9 13 (17.11%) PMI
10 12 (15.79%) Scrum
11 11 (14.47%) Business Analysis
11 11 (14.47%) SDLC
12 10 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
12 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (13.16%) Management Information System
12 10 (13.16%) PMP
12 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.16%) CRM
13 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (11.84%) Java
13 9 (11.84%) Time Management
13 9 (11.84%) Social Media
14 8 (10.53%) Legal
14 8 (10.53%) SEO
14 8 (10.53%) Oracle

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 6 (7.89%) Drupal
2 5 (6.58%) CMS
3 3 (3.95%) Confluence
4 2 (2.63%) SAS
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.63%) SPSS
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) G Suite
3 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Internet
2 4 (5.26%) Firewall
2 4 (5.26%) LAN
2 4 (5.26%) Network Security
2 4 (5.26%) Unified Communications
2 4 (5.26%) WAN
2 4 (5.26%) Wireless
3 3 (3.95%) Skype
4 2 (2.63%) SMS
4 2 (2.63%) WLAN
5 1 (1.32%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.32%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.32%) QlikView
3 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.63%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.32%) Ant
3 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.32%) JUnit
3 1 (1.32%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (1.32%) Subversion
3 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.32%) VersionOne
General
1 33 (43.42%) Finance
2 25 (32.89%) Marketing
3 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
4 8 (10.53%) Legal
5 7 (9.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (7.89%) Banking
6 6 (7.89%) Retail
7 4 (5.26%) Advertising
7 4 (5.26%) Front Office
8 3 (3.95%) Back Office
8 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
9 2 (2.63%) Electronics
9 2 (2.63%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (1.32%) Billing
10 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (1.32%) Games
10 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
10 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
10 1 (1.32%) Law
10 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Analyst
2 10 (13.16%) Business Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.58%) Consultant
5 4 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 4 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Data Scientist
7 2 (2.63%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Excel Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) J2EE
2 2 (2.63%) LDAP
2 2 (2.63%) Middleware
3 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.32%) FpML
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) HTML5
3 1 (1.32%) MXNet
3 1 (1.32%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.32%) TensorFlow
3 1 (1.32%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 13 (17.11%) PMI
3 10 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 9 (11.84%) Social Media
5 5 (6.58%) Fixed Income
5 5 (6.58%) User Experience
6 4 (5.26%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.95%) Digital Currency
7 3 (3.95%) Equities
7 3 (3.95%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (3.95%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.63%) Fintech
8 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Android
1 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Project Management
3 23 (30.26%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (21.05%) Analytics
5 12 (15.79%) Scrum
6 11 (14.47%) Business Analysis
6 11 (14.47%) SDLC
7 10 (13.16%) CRM
7 10 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.84%) Time Management
9 8 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
9 8 (10.53%) SEO
10 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (9.21%) Campaign Management
10 7 (9.21%) Change Management
10 7 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.89%) ITIL
11 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
11 6 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) Java
3 4 (5.26%) Apple Swift
3 4 (5.26%) Objective-C
3 4 (5.26%) R
4 3 (3.95%) Python
5 2 (2.63%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.63%) Scala
6 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (85.53%) Degree
2 25 (32.89%) Master's Degree
3 16 (21.05%) PMI Certification
4 10 (13.16%) PMP
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.95%) CIMA
6 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (3.95%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (2.63%) ACCA
7 2 (2.63%) CFA
7 2 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (2.63%) PhD
7 2 (2.63%) Postgraduate
7 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) MCSA
8 1 (1.32%) MCSE
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.32%) GCP
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Tableau
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco
4 4 (5.26%) ForeScout
4 4 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.63%) CA
5 2 (2.63%) F5
5 2 (2.63%) Marketo
6 1 (1.32%) Facebook
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.32%) SAP