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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 97 100 105
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 23 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 1.14% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 2.41% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £349 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.44% -18.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -50.00%
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
1125 1205 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.69% 47.53% 51.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 451 533
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +15 7 £419 -1.47% 2
Slough -1 2 £375 -21.05% 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (37.74%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (33.96%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (33.96%) SQL
3 17 (32.08%) Oracle
4 16 (30.19%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
6 13 (24.53%) Informatica
6 13 (24.53%) Data Management
7 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
7 12 (22.64%) Finance
7 12 (22.64%) ETL
7 12 (22.64%) Oracle Database
8 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (20.75%) SAP
8 11 (20.75%) PowerCenter
9 10 (18.87%) Data Cleansing
10 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
11 8 (15.09%) Degree
11 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (15.09%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (15.09%) BusinessObjects XI
12 7 (13.21%) Data Quality
12 7 (13.21%) Master Data Management
12 7 (13.21%) XML
12 7 (13.21%) MS Office
13 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
13 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
14 5 (9.43%) Information Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Office
2 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.66%) Maximo
3 2 (3.77%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.77%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.89%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (1.89%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.89%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.89%) SAP SEM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SAN
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.89%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.89%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (30.19%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
4 12 (22.64%) Oracle Database
5 11 (20.75%) PowerCenter
5 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (15.09%) BusinessObjects XI
7 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (15.09%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (9.43%) MS Access
8 5 (9.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (7.55%) QlikView
10 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.77%) OLAP
11 2 (3.77%) SAP BW
12 1 (1.89%) DataStage
12 1 (1.89%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Toad
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Developer
3 4 (7.55%) Consultant
3 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) MI Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Business Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Report Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Report Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Business Consultant
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) MDX
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.89%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.89%) FMCG
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) UNIX
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) HPUX
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (24.53%) Data Management
3 12 (22.64%) ETL
4 10 (18.87%) Data Cleansing
5 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
6 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.21%) Master Data Management
8 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
9 5 (9.43%) Information Management
10 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.55%) ITIL
10 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.55%) ERP
10 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.66%) EAM
11 3 (5.66%) Migration
11 3 (5.66%) Service Management
11 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
12 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
12 2 (3.77%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.77%) VBA
4 1 (1.89%) VB6
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) Informatica
3 11 (20.75%) SAP
4 5 (9.43%) Teradata
5 4 (7.55%) IBM
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.66%) hybris
6 3 (5.66%) Primavera
7 2 (3.77%) Telerik
7 2 (3.77%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.77%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) EMC
8 1 (1.89%) Juniper
8 1 (1.89%) BMC
8 1 (1.89%) Cognos
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco
8 1 (1.89%) NetApp
8 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec
8 1 (1.89%) Remedy