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 1 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 65 53 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 17 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.39% 2.98% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 3.17% 7.24% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £394 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £475 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.03 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+71.57% -50.00%
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
537 456 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.80% 41.19% 50.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 222 256
Average daily rate £336 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 36
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.75 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £190.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2014. 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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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
Buckingham - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 24 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 20 (34.48%) Telecoms
3 19 (32.76%) Oracle
3 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
4 16 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (27.59%) Data Management
5 15 (25.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (22.41%) ETL
6 13 (22.41%) SQL
7 12 (20.69%) Finance
8 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
9 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
9 7 (12.07%) MS Access
9 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
10 6 (10.34%) DTS
10 6 (10.34%) PowerCenter
10 6 (10.34%) Project Management
11 5 (8.62%) 3G
11 5 (8.62%) 2G
11 5 (8.62%) GPRS
11 5 (8.62%) GSM
11 5 (8.62%) UMTS
11 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
11 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.62%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (8.62%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (8.62%) LTE
12 4 (6.90%) Change Control

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) GPRS
1 5 (8.62%) GSM
1 5 (8.62%) UMTS
1 5 (8.62%) 3G
1 5 (8.62%) 2G
1 5 (8.62%) LTE
1 5 (8.62%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (5.17%) 4G
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) MS Access
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.34%) PowerCenter
3 6 (10.34%) DTS
4 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.45%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) OLTP
6 1 (1.72%) DB2
6 1 (1.72%) OLAP
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Rational Rose
1 2 (3.45%) Toad
2 1 (1.72%) ERwin
General
1 20 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 12 (20.69%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) Data Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Data Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Business Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) MI Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior ETL Developer
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.45%) Tester
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Data Management
2 15 (25.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (22.41%) ETL
4 6 (10.34%) Project Management
5 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (6.90%) Change Control
6 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) ERP
7 3 (5.17%) Service Management
7 3 (5.17%) Analytics
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Validation
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL
9 1 (1.72%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Java
3 2 (3.45%) VBA
4 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Basel II
1 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.72%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Netcool
1 3 (5.17%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (3.45%) Control-M
3 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Oracle
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Mapinfo
2 3 (5.17%) Greenplum
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) CA
4 1 (1.72%) Informatica