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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
England / South East
Rank 243 261 261
Rank change year-on-year +18 0  
Contract jobs citing MBA 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.025% 0.033% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.090% 0.12% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £200 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.66% -5.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £291 £575 £396
% change year-on-year -49.34% +45.20%  
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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2221 2535 2670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.30% 27.49% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1561 1378
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 107 107
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.45 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 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
Berkshire +26 2 £200 - 1
MBA
England

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for MBA.

1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 10 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (44.44%) Business Development
6 7 (38.89%) Data Architecture
6 7 (38.89%) Business Transformation
6 7 (38.89%) Analytics
6 7 (38.89%) Change Management
6 7 (38.89%) Marketing
6 7 (38.89%) Economics
7 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 6 (33.33%) Google
7 6 (33.33%) PLM
7 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
7 6 (33.33%) CRM
7 6 (33.33%) PhD
7 6 (33.33%) HP
7 6 (33.33%) IBM
7 6 (33.33%) Internet
7 6 (33.33%) Case Management
7 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 6 (33.33%) Mandarin Language
7 6 (33.33%) Spanish Language
7 6 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) Project Management
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) SAP
8 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com

MBA
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) OLAP
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (38.89%) Marketing
4 6 (33.33%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (33.33%) Spanish Language
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) Publishing
7 1 (5.56%) Banking
7 1 (5.56%) Electronics
7 1 (5.56%) Legal
7 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 6 (33.33%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Enterprise Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Handset
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Smart Home
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (44.44%) Business Development
3 7 (38.89%) Analytics
3 7 (38.89%) Business Transformation
3 7 (38.89%) Change Management
3 7 (38.89%) Data Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) Economics
4 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Case Management
4 6 (33.33%) CRM
4 6 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (33.33%) PLM
4 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.56%) Financial Analysis
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) PhD
3 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) GAAP
2 1 (5.56%) GMP
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Google
1 6 (33.33%) HP
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) Teradata