The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 85 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 8 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.84% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 2.33% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £410 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £364
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.32 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -10.25%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
656 516 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.70% 36.24% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 243 295
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 60 49
Average hourly rate £16.83 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
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 the East Midlands

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +1 2 £325 - 1
Lincolnshire -5 2 £369 +5.35%
Nottinghamshire -7 2 £325 -7.14% 1
Northamptonshire +3 1 - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.04%) MS Office
5 3 (13.04%) SAP BW
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) UNIX
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (8.70%) Master Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
6 2 (8.70%) Informatics
6 2 (8.70%) Information Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) SAP BW
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.70%) Data Mart
4 2 (8.70%) DTS
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (8.70%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (4.35%) QlikView
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) Crystal Enterprise
5 1 (4.35%) OLAP
5 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Report Writer
4 2 (8.70%) Access Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Informatics
3 2 (8.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Cash Management
3 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Master Data Management
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
3 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Data Management
3 2 (8.70%) Information Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Balanced Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VB
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) ABAP
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Northgate
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Birst
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos