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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 99 81 119
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +38
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 24 53 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 2.02% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% 4.06% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £267 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.05 £16.25 £26.21
% change year-on-year
+115.69% -38.00%
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
1172 1304 1483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 46.81% 49.81% 50.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 576 507
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 55 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +5 9 £343 +5.38% 8
Slough -10 4 £275 -17.91% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (29.79%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (29.79%) SAP
4 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
4 13 (27.66%) Finance
5 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (21.28%) Informatica
6 9 (19.15%) ETL
6 9 (19.15%) Business Analysis
6 9 (19.15%) Degree
7 8 (17.02%) Oracle
7 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
8 7 (14.89%) MS Office
8 7 (14.89%) Teradata
9 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (12.77%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
10 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
10 5 (10.64%) Migration
10 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.51%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
11 4 (8.51%) QlikView
11 4 (8.51%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (8.51%) Microsoft

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.38%) Maximo
3 2 (4.26%) SAP BPC
3 2 (4.26%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (2.13%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (2.13%) SAP SRM
4 1 (2.13%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.13%) SAP SEM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.13%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.13%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.77%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.51%) QlikView
6 3 (6.38%) MS Access
6 3 (6.38%) PowerCenter
7 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (2.13%) SAP BI
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Business Objects Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Business Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) MI Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Business Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Report Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Informatica Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.13%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) FMCG
3 1 (2.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) UNIX
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) HPUX
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (19.15%) ETL
3 9 (19.15%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (6.38%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (6.38%) EAM
6 3 (6.38%) ERP
6 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.38%) Data Management
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) Service Management
7 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.26%) CRM
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.13%) ABAP
3 1 (2.13%) VBA
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) SAP
2 10 (21.28%) Informatica
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle
4 7 (14.89%) Teradata
5 4 (8.51%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 3 (6.38%) Primavera
7 2 (4.26%) Telerik
8 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.13%) JDA
8 1 (2.13%) Cognos
8 1 (2.13%) SunGard
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) BMC