The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 65 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 24 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.84% 1.95% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 4.15% 4.52% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 7
Average daily rate
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£313 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £30.89
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -47.39%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
579 509 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.47% 43.25% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 239 199
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £238 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 45
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Milton Keynes +1 15 £300 -20.00% 4
Amersham +1 1 - -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (50.98%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 22 (43.14%) Telecoms
4 19 (37.25%) Analytics
5 18 (35.29%) Oracle
6 16 (31.37%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (31.37%) Linux
7 15 (29.41%) Finance
7 15 (29.41%) Radio Access Network
8 13 (25.49%) Python
8 13 (25.49%) Perl
8 13 (25.49%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (25.49%) Greenplum
9 11 (21.57%) SAP
9 11 (21.57%) Data Modelling
9 11 (21.57%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (19.61%) PowerCenter
10 10 (19.61%) UNIX
10 10 (19.61%) BusinessObjects XI
10 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (15.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 8 (15.69%) Informatica
12 7 (13.73%) ETL
12 7 (13.73%) Data Mart
12 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (11.76%) Network Architecture
13 6 (11.76%) QlikView
13 6 (11.76%) SAS
13 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
13 6 (11.76%) Microsoft

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (11.76%) SAS
2 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (7.84%) LTE
2 4 (7.84%) GPRS
2 4 (7.84%) GSM
2 4 (7.84%) UMTS
3 3 (5.88%) 3G
3 3 (5.88%) 2G
3 3 (5.88%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (25.49%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (21.57%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (19.61%) PowerCenter
4 10 (19.61%) BusinessObjects XI
5 8 (15.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 7 (13.73%) Data Mart
7 6 (11.76%) QlikView
8 4 (7.84%) MS Access
8 4 (7.84%) MySQL
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
9 3 (5.88%) DB2
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (3.92%) SAP HANA
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (3.92%) OLAP
10 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
10 2 (3.92%) SAP BI
10 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (43.14%) Telecoms
2 15 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (7.84%) Business Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) Operations Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Data Manager
6 2 (3.92%) ETL Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Network Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) SAP XI
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) CSS
2 2 (3.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) Ajax
3 1 (1.96%) JSON
3 1 (1.96%) Dojo
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.96%) HTML5
3 1 (1.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) UNIX
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (37.25%) Analytics
3 11 (21.57%) Data Modelling
4 7 (13.73%) ETL
4 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (11.76%) Network Architecture
6 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Visual Analytics
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.88%) Supplier Management
8 3 (5.88%) Time Management
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 13 (25.49%) Python
2 13 (25.49%) Perl
3 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.88%) VBA
5 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Netcool
1 3 (5.88%) Control-M
1 3 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle
2 13 (25.49%) Greenplum
3 11 (21.57%) SAP
4 8 (15.69%) Informatica
5 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.88%) Hyperion
7 2 (3.92%) IBM
8 1 (1.96%) Mapinfo