The first table below looks at the demand for Xcelsius skills 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 Xcelsius 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 of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius
Rank 209 194 222
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Contract jobs citing Xcelsius 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.048% 0.025%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.070% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1437 1419 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.27% 22.77% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1103 1067
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £52.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Xcelsius
London

Xcelsius
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Xcelsius Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Xcelsius
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 Xcelsius across the City of London region.

Xcelsius Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Xcelsius
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 Xcelsius across the City of London region.

Xcelsius Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Xcelsius
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Xcelsius 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 Xcelsius.

1 5 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (40.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis

Xcelsius
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Xcelsius 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 Xcelsius. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (40.00%) SAP BI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) MI Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Objects Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (40.00%) SAP