The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 59 52 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 7 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.96% 0.60% 4.01%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 1.19% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £425 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
344 335 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.12% 49.93% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 178 114
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £11.48 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.36% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.40 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £78.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (44.44%) SAP
1 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MDX
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) HOLAP
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (11.11%) SAS
1 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
1 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) GSM
1 1 (11.11%) UMTS
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) 2G
1 1 (11.11%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) HOLAP
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (11.11%) MOLAP
4 1 (11.11%) ROLAP
4 1 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Report Writer
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
1 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) Siemens
3 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
3 1 (11.11%) Amdocs
3 1 (11.11%) Netezza