The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 74 79 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 56 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 1.77% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 3.79% 3.69% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 7
Average daily rate £450 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £148 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £200 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.13 £16.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.96% -64.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £24.75 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -30.03%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1476 1194 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.44% 48.13% 52.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 448 554
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 72 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.88 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Business Objects
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 18 £425 - 4
Maidenhead +1 9 £563 +181.25%
Slough +9 4 £525 +161.84%
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 45 (50.56%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (41.57%) SQL
2 37 (41.57%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (38.20%) BusinessObjects
4 33 (37.08%) Oracle
5 27 (30.34%) SAP
6 23 (25.84%) ETL
7 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
8 20 (22.47%) Telecoms
9 17 (19.10%) Finance
9 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
9 17 (19.10%) Data Management
10 16 (17.98%) Informatica
11 15 (16.85%) Cognos
11 15 (16.85%) Oracle Database
12 14 (15.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (15.73%) IBM
13 13 (14.61%) CRM
13 13 (14.61%) BusinessObjects XI
14 12 (13.48%) Migration
15 11 (12.36%) MS Access
15 11 (12.36%) Data Modelling
15 11 (12.36%) PowerCenter
15 11 (12.36%) Analytics
15 11 (12.36%) Data Cleansing
16 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (11.24%) SAP BW
16 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
16 10 (11.24%) MS Office
17 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (4.49%) SAS
2 3 (3.37%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.24%) MS Office
3 5 (5.62%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.37%) MS Project
5 2 (2.25%) PowerPivot
5 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.12%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (3.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.12%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) ATM
1 7 (7.87%) SDH
1 7 (7.87%) Ethernet
1 7 (7.87%) VPN
1 7 (7.87%) 3G
1 7 (7.87%) 2G
1 7 (7.87%) DWDM
1 7 (7.87%) MPLS
1 7 (7.87%) OSPF
1 7 (7.87%) BGP
1 7 (7.87%) RSVP
1 7 (7.87%) VRRP
1 7 (7.87%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (7.87%) LTE
1 7 (7.87%) HSRP
2 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.57%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (38.20%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
4 15 (16.85%) Oracle Database
5 14 (15.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (14.61%) BusinessObjects XI
7 11 (12.36%) MS Access
7 11 (12.36%) PowerCenter
8 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (11.24%) SAP BW
9 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (6.74%) QlikView
10 6 (6.74%) SAP BI
10 6 (6.74%) DataStage
11 5 (5.62%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (5.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (22.47%) Telecoms
2 17 (19.10%) Finance
3 8 (8.99%) Retail
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Marketing
5 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Analyst
2 14 (15.73%) Data Analyst
3 12 (13.48%) Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Architect
5 9 (10.11%) Project Manager
5 9 (10.11%) Consultant
5 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) RAN Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Report Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) HTML
2 7 (7.87%) XML
3 5 (5.62%) ODBC
4 4 (4.49%) MDX
5 3 (3.37%) JDBC
5 3 (3.37%) Struts
5 3 (3.37%) Java EE
6 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Replication
2 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.12%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.12%) Neural Network
4 1 (1.12%) Informatics
4 1 (1.12%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.56%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (25.84%) ETL
3 17 (19.10%) Data Management
4 13 (14.61%) CRM
5 12 (13.48%) Migration
6 11 (12.36%) Data Modelling
6 11 (12.36%) Analytics
6 11 (12.36%) Data Cleansing
7 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.99%) Master Data Management
8 8 (8.99%) Information Management
8 8 (8.99%) Network Design
9 6 (6.74%) Use Case
9 6 (6.74%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (6.74%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.74%) Project Management
9 6 (6.74%) Change Management
9 6 (6.74%) Validation
9 6 (6.74%) ITIL
10 5 (5.62%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.57%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) VB
3 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.62%) VBA
4 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.37%) Java
6 2 (2.25%) VB6
6 2 (2.25%) C#
7 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.12%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.62%) TickIT
2 5 (5.62%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) SLA
4 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) Oracle
2 27 (30.34%) SAP
3 16 (17.98%) Informatica
4 15 (16.85%) Cognos
5 14 (15.73%) IBM
6 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.87%) Nortel
7 7 (7.87%) OPNET
7 7 (7.87%) BT
7 7 (7.87%) Huawei
8 6 (6.74%) Teradata
9 5 (5.62%) Siebel
9 5 (5.62%) Ab Initio
10 4 (4.49%) hybris
10 4 (4.49%) Unica
11 3 (3.37%) Adobe
11 3 (3.37%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (3.37%) Tableau
12 1 (1.12%) Cisco
12 1 (1.12%) HP
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