The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 141 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 55 108 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 1.62% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 3.66% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 75 84
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £343 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £25.03 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+37.33% -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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2420 2953 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.29% 44.41% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 2108 1854
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 79
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £30.83 £45.00
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 the City of London

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 56 (47.06%) SQL
2 53 (44.54%) Finance
3 40 (33.61%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (31.09%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (31.09%) Oracle
5 29 (24.37%) SQL Server
6 25 (21.01%) BusinessObjects XI
7 24 (20.17%) BusinessObjects
7 24 (20.17%) ETL
8 23 (19.33%) .NET
8 23 (19.33%) Banking
9 22 (18.49%) SAP
10 17 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.61%) Sybase
12 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (11.76%) Tableau
13 14 (11.76%) UNIX
14 13 (10.92%) Relational Database
15 12 (10.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 12 (10.08%) Windows
15 12 (10.08%) Degree
16 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (9.24%) Informatica
16 11 (9.24%) Data Modelling
16 11 (9.24%) VB
16 11 (9.24%) HTML
17 10 (8.40%) PL/SQL
17 10 (8.40%) ITIL

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.84%) Documentum
2 1 (0.84%) SAS
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (0.84%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.84%) IIS
2 1 (0.84%) JBoss
2 1 (0.84%) Apache
2 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
3 1 (0.84%) SPSS
3 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.40%) CODA-Financials
2 4 (3.36%) IntelliMatch
3 3 (2.52%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.68%) WebTrends
4 2 (1.68%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.68%) Academy Housing
4 2 (1.68%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (1.68%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.68%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.68%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.84%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.84%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.84%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.84%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 1 (0.84%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.84%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) SaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Internet
2 4 (3.36%) Intranet
3 3 (2.52%) DNS
4 2 (1.68%) LDAP
4 2 (1.68%) AMQP
5 1 (0.84%) HTTP
5 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.09%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (24.37%) SQL Server
3 25 (21.01%) BusinessObjects XI
4 24 (20.17%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (10.92%) Relational Database
6 12 (10.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 10 (8.40%) Hadoop
8 9 (7.56%) QlikView
8 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (7.56%) DB2
8 9 (7.56%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
10 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (4.20%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (4.20%) SAP BW
11 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
12 4 (3.36%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.52%) Toad
3 2 (1.68%) ERwin
3 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.68%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.84%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.84%) LSMW
4 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 53 (44.54%) Finance
2 23 (19.33%) Banking
3 8 (6.72%) Legal
4 5 (4.20%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.36%) Retail
6 3 (2.52%) Publishing
6 3 (2.52%) Marketing
7 2 (1.68%) Local Government
7 2 (1.68%) Games
7 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.84%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 52 (43.70%) Developer
2 40 (33.61%) Analyst
3 26 (21.85%) Business Developer
4 21 (17.65%) Business Objects Developer
5 12 (10.08%) Support Analyst
6 10 (8.40%) Financial Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.88%) Data Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Architect
9 6 (5.04%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.20%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.20%) MI Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.20%) ETL Developer
10 5 (4.20%) SAP Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Business Objects Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) Oracle Developer
12 3 (2.52%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.33%) .NET
2 11 (9.24%) HTML
3 6 (5.04%) Web Services
4 5 (4.20%) MDX
5 4 (3.36%) XHTML
6 3 (2.52%) JMS
6 3 (2.52%) XML
7 2 (1.68%) XSD
7 2 (1.68%) JSP
7 2 (1.68%) Servlets
7 2 (1.68%) RESTful
7 2 (1.68%) JSON
7 2 (1.68%) Middleware
8 1 (0.84%) Ajax
8 1 (0.84%) Java EE
8 1 (0.84%) D3.js
8 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.84%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.84%) CSS
8 1 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.36%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.36%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.36%) Statistics
4 3 (2.52%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.52%) Derivative
4 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.68%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.68%) Open Source
5 2 (1.68%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.68%) Social Network
5 2 (1.68%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.84%) Economics
6 1 (0.84%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.76%) UNIX
2 12 (10.08%) Windows
3 8 (6.72%) Linux
4 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) Solaris
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.61%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (20.17%) ETL
3 17 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.24%) Data Modelling
6 10 (8.40%) ITIL
7 9 (7.56%) Data Management
7 9 (7.56%) Analytics
8 8 (6.72%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (5.88%) Scrum
9 7 (5.88%) Change Management
10 6 (5.04%) Migration
10 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.04%) Investment Management
10 6 (5.04%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.04%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.36%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (3.36%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.06%) SQL
2 11 (9.24%) VB
3 10 (8.40%) PL/SQL
3 10 (8.40%) VB6
4 9 (7.56%) Java
5 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.88%) C#
6 7 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.04%) Perl
7 6 (5.04%) VBA
8 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.68%) ABAP
10 1 (0.84%) Jython
10 1 (0.84%) Korn
10 1 (0.84%) C-shell
10 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.84%) R
10 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.68%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Basel III
2 1 (0.84%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.84%) Basel II
2 1 (0.84%) COBIT
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Control-M
2 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (31.09%) Oracle
2 22 (18.49%) SAP
3 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.61%) Sybase
5 14 (11.76%) Tableau
6 11 (9.24%) Informatica
7 10 (8.40%) CODA
8 5 (4.20%) Cognos
9 4 (3.36%) Hortonworks
9 4 (3.36%) Google
9 4 (3.36%) Teradata
10 3 (2.52%) Altiris
10 3 (2.52%) VMware
10 3 (2.52%) IBM
10 3 (2.52%) Citrix
10 3 (2.52%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.68%) Remedy
11 2 (1.68%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.68%) Talend
11 2 (1.68%) Civica
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