The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for MBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 262 271
Rank change year-on-year +28 +9  
Contract jobs citing MBA 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.065% 0.090% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £975 £488 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +10.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £630 £250
% change year-on-year -18.65% +152.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1843 2518 2350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.13% 28.22% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1473 1316
Median daily rate £407 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 99 122
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.93% +43.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £44.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

MBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

MBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MBA in the South East

MBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MBA in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MBA in the South East

MBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBA in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MBA in the South East

MBA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Berkshire +23 2 - - 1
Hampshire +13 2 £988 +107.89%
Surrey - 1 £475 -
MBA
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for MBA.

1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (14.29%) Contract Management
4 1 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Life Science
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) GAAP
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP

MBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Strategy Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Buyer
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Architect
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Strategy Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Contract Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Economics
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GAAP
1 1 (14.29%) GAMP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata