Period
to 19 October 2017

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 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 777 801 790
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11 -4
Contract jobs citing MBA 52 65 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.066% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 30
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £349 £400 £397
90th Percentile £918 £775 £905
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £440
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
England median hourly rate £31.01 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.20% -23.91% -
10th Percentile £28.33 £16.25 £19.31
90th Percentile £33.69 £18.75 £24.50
UK median hourly rate £31.01 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +77.20% -23.91% -

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 17105 20518 20374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.72% 20.83% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10448 12788 12347
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £238 £245 £250
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.68% +1.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 746 983
England median hourly rate £26.55 £25.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.13% +13.33% +13.35%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.78 £47.83 £49.70
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year +1.85% +15.51% +19.87%

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 October 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 6 months to 19 October 2017. 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 -1 31 £550 +10.00% 9
South East +15 12 £975 +77.27% 3
North of England +86 3 £360 -20.00% 2
South West +15 3 £335 -
North West - 3 £360 - 2
East of England -19 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
MBA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 24 (46.15%) Degree
2 21 (40.38%) Finance
3 19 (36.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (19.23%) Retail
5 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (17.31%) Change Management
7 8 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 8 (15.38%) Project Management
7 8 (15.38%) Banking
8 7 (13.46%) CFA
8 7 (13.46%) Product Management
8 7 (13.46%) ITIL
8 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.46%) Scrum
8 7 (13.46%) User Experience
9 6 (11.54%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (11.54%) Master's Degree
9 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (11.54%) Financial Modelling
10 5 (9.62%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (9.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 5 (9.62%) Credit Risk
10 5 (9.62%) Time Management
10 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
10 5 (9.62%) Marketing
10 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
10 5 (9.62%) DMAIC
10 5 (9.62%) Postgraduate
10 5 (9.62%) ERP

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 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (3.85%) InVision
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.92%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) G Suite
3 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) IaaS
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Axure RP
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Retail
3 8 (15.38%) Banking
4 5 (9.62%) Marketing
5 4 (7.69%) Legal
5 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (5.77%) General Ledger
6 3 (5.77%) Law
7 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.85%) Games
7 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Programme Manager
2 6 (11.54%) Senior Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Banking Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Consultant
3 5 (9.62%) Credit Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Digital Product Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Product Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Programme Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Technical Advisor
4 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
4 2 (3.85%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (3.85%) Designer
4 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
4 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Designer
4 2 (3.85%) Strategy Consultant
4 2 (3.85%) UX Designer
5 1 (1.92%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
1 2 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (1.92%) JFC
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) User Experience
3 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.62%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.85%) Derivative
4 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.85%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (3.85%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.92%) Life Science
5 1 (1.92%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.92%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.31%) Change Management
4 8 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 8 (15.38%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) ITIL
5 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.46%) Product Management
5 7 (13.46%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (11.54%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (9.62%) Credit Risk Analysis
7 5 (9.62%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (9.62%) DMAIC
7 5 (9.62%) ERP
7 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
7 5 (9.62%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (9.62%) Time Management
7 5 (9.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) CFA
3 6 (11.54%) Master's Degree
4 5 (9.62%) Postgraduate
4 5 (9.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (7.69%) OCP
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (3.85%) CIPD
7 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) GAMP
2 1 (1.92%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Intel
3 1 (1.92%) Remedy
3 1 (1.92%) SAP