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 Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Canary Wharf 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank - 40 46
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 2.26% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category - 5.76% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £31.30 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-52.06% -11.53%
Vendors Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 139 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 35.06% 39.27% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 115 133
Average daily rate £550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £634
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Business Objects
London

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) OLAP
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (20.00%) QlikView
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) OLAP
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BI
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle