The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAP Business Objects.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank - 30 24
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 0.88% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.47% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -50.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
61 136 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 57.55% 60.18% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 70 34
Average daily rate £275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Objects across the Aberdeen region.

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen