The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 104 82 110
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 22 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 1.88% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.76% 3.90% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £252 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £423 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.24 £21.71
% change year-on-year
+60.12% -25.20%
Business Objects
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1249 1206 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.21% 48.32% 49.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 594 500
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 44 72
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £39.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
Reading +6 10 £343 +7.45% 3
Slough -6 4 £275 -17.29% 2
Maidenhead +2 1 - -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) SAP
2 18 (39.13%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (26.09%) Finance
5 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
6 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 10 (21.74%) ETL
7 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
7 9 (19.57%) Informatica
7 9 (19.57%) Degree
7 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.22%) Teradata
8 7 (15.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (13.04%) Oracle
9 6 (13.04%) MS Office
9 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.87%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
10 5 (10.87%) Project Management
10 5 (10.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (10.87%) Migration
10 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
11 4 (8.70%) Retail
11 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
11 4 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
11 4 (8.70%) Spreadsheet

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.52%) Maximo
3 2 (4.35%) SAP ERP
3 2 (4.35%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.17%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.17%) SAP SRM
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.17%) SAP SEM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (10.87%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.52%) SAP BW
6 3 (6.52%) PowerCenter
6 3 (6.52%) QlikView
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.17%) OLAP
8 1 (2.17%) MS Access
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.17%) SAP BI
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Billing
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Business Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Business Objects Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) MI Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Business Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Informatica Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Business Objects Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.17%) jQuery
2 1 (2.17%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Data Conversion
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) UNIX
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) HPUX
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
2 10 (21.74%) ETL
3 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (6.52%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.52%) ERP
6 3 (6.52%) EAM
6 3 (6.52%) Data Management
6 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.35%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.35%) ABAP
4 1 (2.17%) VBA
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) SAP
2 9 (19.57%) Informatica
3 7 (15.22%) Teradata
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 4 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (6.52%) Primavera
6 3 (6.52%) IBM
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.35%) Telerik
8 1 (2.17%) Cognos
8 1 (2.17%) SunGard
8 1 (2.17%) JDA
8 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
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