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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 143 111 90
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -21
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 48 93 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 1.55% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 3.56% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 66 85
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £350 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.20 -
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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2223 2611 2427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.85% 43.41% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1646 1852 1736
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 63 70
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.85 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 58 (48.74%) SQL
2 53 (44.54%) Finance
3 38 (31.93%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (31.93%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (30.25%) Oracle
5 29 (24.37%) SQL Server
6 25 (21.01%) BusinessObjects
6 25 (21.01%) BusinessObjects XI
7 23 (19.33%) .NET
7 23 (19.33%) SAP
7 23 (19.33%) ETL
7 23 (19.33%) Banking
8 17 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 16 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (12.61%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (12.61%) Sybase
10 15 (12.61%) Degree
11 14 (11.76%) Data Modelling
11 14 (11.76%) UNIX
12 12 (10.08%) Windows
13 11 (9.24%) VB
13 11 (9.24%) HTML
13 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (9.24%) Relational Database
13 11 (9.24%) Tableau
14 10 (8.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 10 (8.40%) VB6
14 10 (8.40%) PL/SQL
14 10 (8.40%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (3.36%) SAS
2 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.84%) Documentum
3 1 (0.84%) Apache
3 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.84%) JBoss
3 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.84%) IIS
3 1 (0.84%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
3 3 (2.52%) SPSS
4 1 (0.84%) MS Project
4 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%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.68%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.84%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.84%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 1 (0.84%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.84%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.84%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.84%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.84%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.84%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
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%) Taleo
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) Intranet
1 4 (3.36%) Internet
2 3 (2.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.68%) LDAP
3 2 (1.68%) AMQP
4 1 (0.84%) HTTP
4 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.93%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (24.37%) SQL Server
3 25 (21.01%) BusinessObjects
3 25 (21.01%) BusinessObjects XI
4 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.24%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 9 (7.56%) DB2
6 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (6.72%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
8 7 (5.88%) Hadoop
8 7 (5.88%) QlikView
9 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (4.20%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (4.20%) SAP BW
11 4 (3.36%) Data Mining
11 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%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.84%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.84%) JIRA
4 1 (0.84%) LSMW
General
1 53 (44.54%) Finance
2 23 (19.33%) Banking
3 7 (5.88%) Legal
3 7 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Front Office
6 1 (0.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (45.38%) Developer
2 42 (35.29%) Analyst
3 26 (21.85%) Business Developer
4 20 (16.81%) Business Objects Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Financial Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Data Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Architect
9 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.20%) MI Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) SAP Developer
11 4 (3.36%) ETL Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Business Objects Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.36%) Consultant
12 3 (2.52%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.33%) .NET
2 11 (9.24%) HTML
3 4 (3.36%) MDX
3 4 (3.36%) Web Services
3 4 (3.36%) XML
3 4 (3.36%) XHTML
4 3 (2.52%) JMS
5 2 (1.68%) JSON
5 2 (1.68%) Middleware
5 2 (1.68%) XSD
5 2 (1.68%) JSP
5 2 (1.68%) Servlets
5 2 (1.68%) RESTful
6 1 (0.84%) D3.js
6 1 (0.84%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.84%) CSS
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.20%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.20%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.36%) Derivative
5 4 (3.36%) Statistics
5 4 (3.36%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.52%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.68%) Clustering
7 2 (1.68%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.68%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.68%) Social Network
7 2 (1.68%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.84%) FMCG
8 1 (0.84%) DataPower
8 1 (0.84%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.84%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
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 2012
5 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.93%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (19.33%) ETL
3 15 (12.61%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.40%) ITIL
7 9 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.72%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.72%) Data Management
8 8 (6.72%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (5.88%) Analytics
9 7 (5.88%) Change Management
9 7 (5.88%) Migration
10 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.04%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.04%) Investment Management
11 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.20%) Service Management
11 5 (4.20%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (48.74%) SQL
2 11 (9.24%) VB
3 10 (8.40%) VB6
3 10 (8.40%) PL/SQL
3 10 (8.40%) VBA
4 9 (7.56%) Java
5 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.72%) C#
5 8 (6.72%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.04%) Perl
7 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.68%) ABAP
9 1 (0.84%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.84%) C-shell
9 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.84%) R
9 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.84%) Korn
9 1 (0.84%) Jython
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.84%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.84%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Control-M
2 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (30.25%) Oracle
2 23 (19.33%) SAP
3 17 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.61%) Sybase
5 11 (9.24%) Tableau
6 10 (8.40%) CODA
7 9 (7.56%) Informatica
8 6 (5.04%) Cognos
9 4 (3.36%) Hortonworks
10 3 (2.52%) Citrix
10 3 (2.52%) Remedy
10 3 (2.52%) IBM
10 3 (2.52%) Google
10 3 (2.52%) VMware
10 3 (2.52%) Altiris
11 2 (1.68%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.84%) BMC
12 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £290 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago