The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bristol region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 50 41 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 19 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.10% 2.72% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 5.32% 6.14% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 9
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £30.89 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-47.39% +19.96%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
357 277 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.53% 44.25% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 161 191
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £230 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 25
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Business Objects
South West

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) SAS
3 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (35.71%) Banking
4 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) ETL
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.29%) MS Project
5 4 (14.29%) SAP
5 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (14.29%) SAP BW
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) Teradata
6 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) VBA
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX
6 3 (10.71%) Windows
6 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.14%) Cognos
7 2 (7.14%) Retail
7 2 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
7 2 (7.14%) Change Control

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (35.71%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Project
1 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (3.57%) Xcelsius
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) MS Access
General
1 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) MI Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
4 5 (17.86%) SAS Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) SAS Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Business Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Teradata Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Objects Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) ETL
3 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) SAP
2 4 (14.29%) Teradata
3 2 (7.14%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Sage
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