The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for MBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 127 126
Contract jobs citing MBA 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.66% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £291 £575 £396
% change year-on-year -49.34% +45.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.70
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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 301 455 472
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 17.17% 17.55% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 244 254
Median daily rate £340 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.35% +2.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 32
Median hourly rate £47.23 £16.46 £29.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +186.89% -43.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £53.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

MBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

MBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MBA in Scotland