The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 37 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.31% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.81% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £372 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -11.51%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
176 123 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 54.15% 45.39% 51.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 75 81
Average daily rate £425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 29
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.38 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.68% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.45 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £43.00 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Business Objects
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) Cerner

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) NHS Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Cerner