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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 66 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 22 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.72% 1.61% 2.26%
As % of the Vendors category 3.76% 3.83% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 10
Average daily rate
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£290 £389 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +15.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £333 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £413 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.48 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+37.33% +2.79%
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
585 444 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.70% 42.13% 47.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 214 151
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 47
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.28 £9.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £28.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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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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 -13 10 £290 -25.16% 1
Marlow - - - -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 23 (65.71%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (62.86%) SQL
3 18 (51.43%) Telecoms
4 15 (42.86%) Greenplum
4 15 (42.86%) Analytics
5 13 (37.14%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (34.29%) Linux
6 12 (34.29%) Python
6 12 (34.29%) Perl
6 12 (34.29%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (31.43%) Oracle
7 11 (31.43%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (28.57%) SAP
8 10 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (25.71%) MS Access
10 8 (22.86%) Finance
11 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (17.14%) Validation
12 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
13 5 (14.29%) LTE
13 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (14.29%) Network Architecture
13 5 (14.29%) SAP BW
13 5 (14.29%) 2G
13 5 (14.29%) GPRS
13 5 (14.29%) GSM
13 5 (14.29%) UMTS
13 5 (14.29%) 3G
13 5 (14.29%) Project Management
14 4 (11.43%) PowerCenter

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 4 (11.43%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (14.29%) LTE
2 5 (14.29%) 2G
2 5 (14.29%) GPRS
2 5 (14.29%) GSM
2 5 (14.29%) UMTS
2 5 (14.29%) 3G
3 3 (8.57%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (34.29%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (25.71%) MS Access
5 5 (14.29%) SAP BW
6 4 (11.43%) PowerCenter
6 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (5.71%) DB2
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Toad
General
1 18 (51.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (22.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Objects Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) MI Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Business Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (42.86%) Analytics
3 6 (17.14%) Validation
3 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
4 5 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Test Management
5 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) V-Model
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
6 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) Python
2 12 (34.29%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) CRD IV
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.57%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (8.57%) Netcool
3 2 (5.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Greenplum
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle
3 10 (28.57%) SAP
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) Hyperion
5 3 (8.57%) Mapinfo
6 2 (5.71%) Informatica
7 1 (2.86%) CA