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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 49 45 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 21 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.63% 0.91% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 6.21% 2.42% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -17.85%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
338 207 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.30% 37.84% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 122 163
Average daily rate £375 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 37
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £15.60 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Business Objects
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 26 (66.67%) Finance
2 22 (56.41%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) Banking
4 10 (25.64%) SAS
5 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (20.51%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
6 8 (20.51%) SAP
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle
7 7 (17.95%) ETL
7 7 (17.95%) Teradata
7 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
8 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (15.38%) MS Access
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.38%) MS Project
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.82%) SAP BW
9 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.69%) VBA
11 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
11 3 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (5.13%) Dimensional Modelling
12 2 (5.13%) Incident Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.64%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (15.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (20.51%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) MS Access
3 5 (12.82%) SAP BW
3 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 26 (66.67%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Business Objects Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Business Developer
5 7 (17.95%) MI Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) SAS Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) SAS Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Junior
7 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Teradata Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Teradata Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Access Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (17.95%) ETL
3 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.13%) Security Management
5 2 (5.13%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.56%) SAP Security
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) VBA
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) SAP
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Teradata
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) Sage
5 1 (2.56%) Cognos
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