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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 96 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 29 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 1.87% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 3.74% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +120.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £255 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £13.13 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -39.39%
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
1402 1443 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.60% 50.07% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 684 447
Average daily rate £400 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 72
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.25 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.63 £51.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 16 £516 +21.47%
Slough -1 5 £513 -2.38%
Bracknell -3 2 £469 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 35 (59.32%) SQL
2 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 23 (38.98%) SAP
2 23 (38.98%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (38.98%) BusinessObjects
3 21 (35.59%) Oracle
4 20 (33.90%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (28.81%) Finance
6 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
7 15 (25.42%) Management Information System
8 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (20.34%) SAP BW
10 11 (18.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 10 (16.95%) QlikView
11 10 (16.95%) Informatica
12 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
12 8 (13.56%) IBM
12 8 (13.56%) Analytics
13 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (11.86%) Data Integration
13 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
13 7 (11.86%) ABAP
13 7 (11.86%) DB2
13 7 (11.86%) TOGAF
14 6 (10.17%) Java
14 6 (10.17%) ERP
14 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
14 6 (10.17%) MicroStrategy
15 5 (8.47%) HP
15 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.69%) SAS
1 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
3 4 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.39%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.69%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.69%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) LAN
1 2 (3.39%) WAN
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
1 23 (38.98%) BusinessObjects
2 20 (33.90%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (20.34%) SAP BW
5 11 (18.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 10 (16.95%) QlikView
7 7 (11.86%) DB2
8 5 (8.47%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (8.47%) SAP HANA
9 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (5.08%) PowerCenter
10 3 (5.08%) Data Mart
11 2 (3.39%) SAP BI
11 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Legal
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) SQL Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Designer
6 4 (6.78%) SAP Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Designer
7 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Report Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Microstrategy Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.69%) MDX
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.69%) BAPI
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.86%) Data Integration
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.39%) Life Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
1 5 (8.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (13.56%) Analytics
3 7 (11.86%) TOGAF
3 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.17%) ERP
5 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.47%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) ETL
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL
7 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.39%) Information Management
8 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.39%) Change Management
8 2 (3.39%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) ABAP
3 6 (10.17%) Java
4 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.69%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) SAP
2 21 (35.59%) Oracle
3 10 (16.95%) Informatica
4 8 (13.56%) IBM
5 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.17%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (8.47%) VMware
6 5 (8.47%) HP
7 4 (6.78%) Cognos
8 2 (3.39%) SunGard
9 1 (1.69%) Tableau
9 1 (1.69%) Twitter
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