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 Coventry 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 Coventry 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 39 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.31% 1.32% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £225 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
153 114 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 46.93% 50.22% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 29 51
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £100 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +98.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £22.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 £37.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Business Objects
West Midlands

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Business Objects
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Tableau
2 4 (80.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) VBA

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

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

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) MI Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Excel Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Tableau
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft