The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 29 January 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 111 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 14 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.46% 0.047%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.91% 2.47% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
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£500 £548 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.67% +4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
BusinessObjects
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
358 486 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.82% 18.47% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 253 145
Average daily rate £368 £390 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
Average hourly rate £39.50 £19.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.89% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £17.12 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.55 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Berkshire region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Berkshire region.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

BusinessObjects
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 BusinessObjects within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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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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
Slough +1 7 £500 -9.09%
Reading +9 5 £550 +4.26%
Bracknell - - - -
BusinessObjects
South East

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 22 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) SAP BW
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (31.82%) ABAP
5 7 (31.82%) TOGAF
6 6 (27.27%) IBM
6 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 6 (27.27%) ETL
6 6 (27.27%) Informatica
7 5 (22.73%) Migration
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (22.73%) ERP
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) DB2
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) AIX
7 5 (22.73%) SAP HANA
7 5 (22.73%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (18.18%) Middleware
9 3 (13.64%) PowerCenter
9 3 (13.64%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (13.64%) Internet

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (13.64%) MS Office
4 1 (4.55%) MS Project
4 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP BPC
2 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (9.09%) SAP ERP
3 1 (4.55%) SAP SEM
3 1 (4.55%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SAP BW
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) DB2
2 5 (22.73%) SAP HANA
2 5 (22.73%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (13.64%) PowerCenter
3 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.09%) SAP BI
5 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.55%) QlikView
5 1 (4.55%) Xcelsius
5 1 (4.55%) Data Mart
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) SAP Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Business Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Architect
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Business Objects Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) SAP XI
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.55%) BAPI
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Conversion
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (9.09%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (31.82%) TOGAF
3 6 (27.27%) ETL
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (22.73%) ERP
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) ABAP
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) SAPscript
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 6 (27.27%) Informatica
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (13.64%) Teradata
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) SunGard
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle