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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 30 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.45% - 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 6.02% - 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £364
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.82 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.32 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -10.25%
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West Midlands

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
133 180 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 40.80% 49.59% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 77 27
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 10
Average hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -53.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) Cognos
3 6 (40.00%) SAP
3 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (26.67%) MS Access
4 4 (26.67%) VBA
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (20.00%) HSPA
5 3 (20.00%) LTE
5 3 (20.00%) Cash Management
5 3 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (20.00%) eTOM
5 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Huawei
5 3 (20.00%) Network Design
5 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) GPRS
5 3 (20.00%) GSM
5 3 (20.00%) WCDMA
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Nortel

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) GPRS
1 3 (20.00%) GSM
1 3 (20.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (20.00%) 3G
1 3 (20.00%) 2G
1 3 (20.00%) HSPA
1 3 (20.00%) LTE
1 3 (20.00%) 4G
1 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (26.67%) MS Access
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) VBA Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Financial Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Excel Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Excel VBA Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Access Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) RF Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) MI Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) RAN Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) RAN Performance Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) Flash
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
1 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) eTOM
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (20.00%) Cash Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) VBA
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cognos
2 6 (40.00%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Nortel
3 3 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (20.00%) Mapinfo
3 3 (20.00%) Huawei
3 3 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau