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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 109 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +10
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 24 51 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.84% 1.84% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 3.71% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £506 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +65.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.00%
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
1380 1375 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.34% 49.73% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 656 365
Average daily rate £399 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.26% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 76 72
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £29.36 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Slough +3 7 £500 -4.76%
Reading -4 6 £475 +1.33% 3
Maidenhead +2 2 - -
Newbury - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 23 (45.10%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (43.14%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (43.14%) SAP
4 18 (35.29%) Finance
5 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
6 12 (23.53%) Informatica
6 12 (23.53%) SAP BW
6 12 (23.53%) QlikView
7 11 (21.57%) Oracle
7 11 (21.57%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (17.65%) ETL
8 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (13.73%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
9 7 (13.73%) ABAP
9 7 (13.73%) DB2
9 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
9 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
10 6 (11.76%) Java
10 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 6 (11.76%) IBM
10 6 (11.76%) Analytics
11 5 (9.80%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (9.80%) SAP HANA
11 5 (9.80%) Logical Data Model
11 5 (9.80%) Data Integration
11 5 (9.80%) HP
11 5 (9.80%) Windows
11 5 (9.80%) AIX

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
3 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.88%) MS Project
5 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.92%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.96%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (43.14%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
3 12 (23.53%) SAP BW
3 12 (23.53%) QlikView
4 11 (21.57%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (13.73%) DB2
6 5 (9.80%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (9.80%) SAP HANA
7 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) PowerCenter
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.92%) SAP BI
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.96%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.96%) Xcelsius
9 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Designer
6 4 (7.84%) SAP Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Report Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Business Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.96%) MDX
3 1 (1.96%) jQuery
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Life Science
5 1 (1.96%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
1 5 (9.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (17.65%) ETL
3 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
3 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
4 6 (11.76%) Analytics
5 5 (9.80%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (9.80%) ERP
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
5 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Change Management
8 2 (3.92%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.92%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) ABAP
3 6 (11.76%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) SAPscript
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) VBA
5 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) SAP
2 12 (23.53%) Informatica
3 11 (21.57%) Oracle
4 7 (13.73%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (11.76%) IBM
6 5 (9.80%) HP
6 5 (9.80%) VMware
7 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.92%) Cognos
8 2 (3.92%) SunGard
9 1 (1.96%) Twitter
9 1 (1.96%) Tableau
9 1 (1.96%) Teradata
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