The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 31 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 15 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.80% 0.70% -
As % of the Vendors category 8.43% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £30.89
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -51.44%
Business Objects
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
178 197 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.06% 45.71% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 106 57
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Bedfordshire region.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable +3 6 £450 +38.46%
Luton +3 2 £400 -20.00%
Bedford - 2 £369 -
Business Objects
East of England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Business Objects also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Objects.

1 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (42.86%) SAP
4 6 (28.57%) Sybase IQ
4 6 (28.57%) Cognos
4 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Sybase
4 6 (28.57%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (28.57%) BODI
5 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) QlikView
7 3 (14.29%) SAP BI
7 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (14.29%) SAP BW
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Retail
8 2 (9.52%) CorVu
8 2 (9.52%) Internet

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Business Objects also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Objects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (28.57%) Sybase IQ
3 6 (28.57%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (28.57%) BODI
4 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (19.05%) QlikView
6 3 (14.29%) SAP BI
6 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (14.29%) SAP BW
7 2 (9.52%) CorVu
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Business Objects Developer
5 3 (14.29%) SAP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SAP BI Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) SAP
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica