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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 95 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 25 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 1.19% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 2.45% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 3
Average daily rate
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£508 £418 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.55% +108.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £219 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £359
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.63%
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
1265 1223 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.38% 48.51% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 569 484
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 44 49
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -24.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.25 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
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 27 May 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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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 -2 19 £518 +19.65% 2
Slough +2 2 - - 1
Bracknell -1 2 £469 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 32 (60.38%) SQL
2 22 (41.51%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (39.62%) Oracle
3 21 (39.62%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
5 18 (33.96%) SAP
5 18 (33.96%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (30.19%) Finance
7 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
8 14 (26.42%) Management Information System
9 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
10 11 (20.75%) SAP BW
11 10 (18.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 8 (15.09%) IBM
13 7 (13.21%) ERP
13 7 (13.21%) DB2
13 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
13 7 (13.21%) QlikView
14 6 (11.32%) Java
14 6 (11.32%) ABAP
14 6 (11.32%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (11.32%) Analytics
14 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (9.43%) SAP HANA
15 5 (9.43%) SAP Data Services
15 5 (9.43%) Data Integration
15 5 (9.43%) HP
15 5 (9.43%) Microsoft

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.77%) MS Office
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
4 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.77%) SAP MDM
2 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.77%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.89%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) 3G
1 4 (7.55%) LTE
1 4 (7.55%) 4G
1 4 (7.55%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
2 2 (3.77%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
3 18 (33.96%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (20.75%) SAP BW
6 10 (18.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 7 (13.21%) QlikView
7 7 (13.21%) DB2
8 5 (9.43%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (9.43%) SAP HANA
8 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (5.66%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.77%) Data Mart
11 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (3.77%) SAP BI
12 1 (1.89%) CorVu
12 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) SQL Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (7.55%) SAP Architect
7 4 (7.55%) RAN Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Technical Architect
8 3 (5.66%) MI Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Report Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Designer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.66%) RAN Performance Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.89%) BAPI
3 1 (1.89%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.89%) MDX
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.66%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.77%) Life Science
6 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
1 5 (9.43%) AIX
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (13.21%) ERP
2 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
3 6 (11.32%) Analytics
4 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.55%) Migration
5 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Network Design
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) ETL
6 3 (5.66%) ITIL
7 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.77%) B2B
7 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) Java
2 6 (11.32%) ABAP
3 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.89%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Netcool
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Oracle
2 18 (33.96%) SAP
3 8 (15.09%) IBM
4 6 (11.32%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (9.43%) HP
5 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.43%) VMware
6 4 (7.55%) Greenplum
6 4 (7.55%) Informatica
6 4 (7.55%) Mapinfo
7 3 (5.66%) Cognos
8 2 (3.77%) Tableau
8 2 (3.77%) SunGard
9 1 (1.89%) Teradata
9 1 (1.89%) Aprimo
9 1 (1.89%) Eloqua
9 1 (1.89%) Twitter
9 1 (1.89%) Adobe
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