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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 95 87 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 31 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 1.59% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 3.32% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 4
Average daily rate
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£353 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.24 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+53.96% -3.05%
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
1291 1236 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.74% 47.96% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 621 470
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.40 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +17 16 £390 +22.35% 1
Slough - 4 £238 - 2
Maidenhead +1 3 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (50.00%) SQL
2 22 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (36.00%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (36.00%) SAP
4 15 (30.00%) Finance
5 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (26.00%) Informatica
6 12 (24.00%) ETL
6 12 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
7 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (20.00%) Oracle
9 9 (18.00%) Business Analysis
10 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (16.00%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (14.00%) Teradata
12 6 (12.00%) Migration
12 6 (12.00%) Degree
12 6 (12.00%) QlikView
12 6 (12.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
13 5 (10.00%) Analytics
13 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (10.00%) MS Office
13 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
13 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
13 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
14 4 (8.00%) SAP BW
14 4 (8.00%) Project Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.00%) SAP BPC
3 2 (4.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (4.00%) Maximo
4 1 (2.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.00%) SAP SEM
4 1 (2.00%) SAP SRM
4 1 (2.00%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (12.00%) QlikView
4 6 (12.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (8.00%) SAP BW
7 3 (6.00%) PowerCenter
7 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (4.00%) DB2
8 2 (4.00%) SAP BI
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.00%) Data Mart
9 1 (2.00%) OLAP
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Business Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Business Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Report Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Business Objects Developer
6 3 (6.00%) MI Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Report Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Microstrategy Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Business Objects Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Informatica Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.00%) jQuery
2 1 (2.00%) BAPI
2 1 (2.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.00%) MDX
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Data Conversion
2 3 (6.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.00%) Life Science
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Equities
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) UNIX
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) HPUX
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (24.00%) ETL
3 9 (18.00%) Business Analysis
4 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.00%) Migration
6 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 5 (10.00%) Analytics
6 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (6.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (6.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (6.00%) Data Management
8 3 (6.00%) ERP
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL
9 2 (4.00%) EAM
9 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.00%) ABAP
4 1 (2.00%) SAPscript
4 1 (2.00%) VBA
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) SAP
2 13 (26.00%) Informatica
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle
4 8 (16.00%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (14.00%) Teradata
6 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.00%) SunGard
7 2 (4.00%) Primavera
7 2 (4.00%) Telerik
8 1 (2.00%) Cognos