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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 546 589 569
Rank change year-on-year +43 -20  
Contract jobs citing MBA 30 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.070% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 21
Median daily rate £500 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +43.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £373 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £291 £625 £396
% change year-on-year -53.40% +57.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £31.70

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8654 10398 9760
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.61% 20.81% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5473 6592 5642
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 375 437
Median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +59.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

MBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing MBA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
London +52 26 £500 +21.95% 12
South East +19 2 £200 -46.66% 4
Yorkshire +9 1 £275 -57.69%
South West +2 1 £500 -
MBA
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 39 (66.10%) Degree
2 36 (61.02%) Finance
3 16 (27.12%) C#
3 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
5 12 (20.34%) Banking
6 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.64%) Analytics
7 10 (16.95%) Economics
7 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
7 10 (16.95%) Change Management
7 10 (16.95%) Project Management
8 9 (15.25%) MVC
8 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
8 9 (15.25%) Legal
8 9 (15.25%) Marketing
8 9 (15.25%) Business Development
9 8 (13.56%) Oracle
9 8 (13.56%) CRM
10 7 (11.86%) PhD
10 7 (11.86%) RAD
10 7 (11.86%) HTML
10 7 (11.86%) Programme Management
10 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.86%) Investment Banking
10 7 (11.86%) Business Analysis
10 7 (11.86%) Google
10 7 (11.86%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (11.86%) Data Architecture

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 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.17%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.08%) MS Project
3 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.69%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.69%) Maximo
2 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.69%) VLAN
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
2 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) Essbase
3 1 (1.69%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.69%) OLAP
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) Power BI
3 1 (1.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (61.02%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Banking
3 9 (15.25%) Legal
3 9 (15.25%) Marketing
3 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (11.86%) Investment Banking
5 6 (10.17%) Czech Language
5 6 (10.17%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (10.17%) Spanish Language
6 4 (6.78%) Front Office
7 3 (5.08%) Law
7 3 (5.08%) Retail
8 2 (3.39%) Electronics
8 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (3.39%) Publishing
9 1 (1.69%) Advertising
9 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Developer
2 8 (13.56%) Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Business Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Marketing Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Programme Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.08%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Programmer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Programme Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) HTML
2 6 (10.17%) CSS
2 6 (10.17%) CSS3
2 6 (10.17%) HTML5
2 6 (10.17%) jQuery
2 6 (10.17%) LESS
2 6 (10.17%) React
2 6 (10.17%) Sass
3 5 (8.47%) REST
4 3 (5.08%) .NET
4 3 (5.08%) Web Services
4 3 (5.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.17%) W3C
4 5 (8.47%) Equities
5 3 (5.08%) Derivative
5 3 (5.08%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (5.08%) Exotic Derivative
5 3 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.39%) NHS
6 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.69%) Fintech
7 1 (1.69%) Handset
7 1 (1.69%) PMI
7 1 (1.69%) Replication
7 1 (1.69%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Analytics
1 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (16.95%) Change Management
2 10 (16.95%) Economics
2 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
2 10 (16.95%) Project Management
3 9 (15.25%) Business Development
3 9 (15.25%) MVC
4 8 (13.56%) CRM
5 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.86%) Business Analysis
5 7 (11.86%) Business Transformation
5 7 (11.86%) Data Architecture
5 7 (11.86%) Financial Modelling
5 7 (11.86%) Mathematical Modelling
5 7 (11.86%) Programme Management
5 7 (11.86%) RAD
6 6 (10.17%) Case Management
6 6 (10.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) C#
2 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.17%) SQL
3 4 (6.78%) VBA
4 3 (5.08%) C++
4 3 (5.08%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) Python
4 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (66.10%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) PhD
3 3 (5.08%) CFA
4 2 (3.39%) CIMA
4 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) APMP
5 1 (1.69%) CCAB
5 1 (1.69%) CCIE
5 1 (1.69%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.69%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (1.69%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.69%) PMP
5 1 (1.69%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) GAAP
2 1 (1.69%) GMP
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) PMO
2 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) Google
3 6 (10.17%) HP
3 6 (10.17%) IBM
3 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) SAP
4 5 (8.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.69%) CA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) Facebook
5 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.69%) Remedy
5 1 (1.69%) Siemens
5 1 (1.69%) Teradata
5 1 (1.69%) Twitter
Derby
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago