The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 30 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.03% 0.34% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 4.05% 0.69% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£260 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.00%
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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 Coventry region.

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
148 144 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 50.17% 48.32% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 70 29
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £308 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 26
Average hourly rate £17.75 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £19.16 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) HSPA
3 3 (42.86%) LTE
3 3 (42.86%) VCP4
3 3 (42.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (42.86%) eTOM
3 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Huawei
3 3 (42.86%) GPRS
3 3 (42.86%) GSM
3 3 (42.86%) WCDMA
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Nortel
3 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
3 3 (42.86%) Mapinfo
3 3 (42.86%) 3G
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) 2G
3 3 (42.86%) Network Management
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) GPRS
1 3 (42.86%) GSM
1 3 (42.86%) WCDMA
1 3 (42.86%) 3G
1 3 (42.86%) 2G
1 3 (42.86%) HSPA
1 3 (42.86%) LTE
1 3 (42.86%) 4G
1 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) VBA Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Access Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Excel Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) MI Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
3 1 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) RF Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Flash
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) eTOM
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) VCP4
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Nortel
1 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
1 3 (42.86%) Mapinfo
1 3 (42.86%) Huawei
1 3 (42.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (14.29%) SAP