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 of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 87 96 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 38 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.50% 1.28% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 2.98% 2.80% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 15
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£425 £315 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% +46.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £514 £409
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 £17.48 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.58% -12.62%
Business Objects
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1274 1216 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.18% 45.90% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 620 483
Average daily rate £400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 94 127
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.85 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire +6 12 £425 +6.25% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £438 +45.83%
Essex +4 7 £475 +5.55% 1
Hertfordshire +1 6 £325 +25.00%
Norfolk +1 4 £300 -
Suffolk +1 1 £300 - 1
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 35 (51.47%) SQL
2 28 (41.18%) BusinessObjects
3 24 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (32.35%) SAP
5 20 (29.41%) Oracle
6 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
6 18 (26.47%) ISO 9001
6 18 (26.47%) BusinessObjects XI
7 17 (25.00%) ETL
8 16 (23.53%) Finance
8 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (17.65%) Business Analysis
9 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 12 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (16.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
11 9 (13.24%) Cognos
12 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
12 8 (11.76%) Java
12 8 (11.76%) MySQL
12 8 (11.76%) SAP Data Services
13 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (10.29%) OLAP
13 7 (10.29%) UNIX
13 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
14 6 (8.82%) BODI
14 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (8.82%) Migration

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) WildFly
2 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.18%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.47%) BusinessObjects XI
3 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (16.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
6 8 (11.76%) MySQL
6 8 (11.76%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (10.29%) OLAP
8 6 (8.82%) BODI
8 6 (8.82%) Sybase IQ
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
9 5 (7.35%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
9 5 (7.35%) QlikView
9 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Business Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) Consultant
4 13 (19.12%) Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Data Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Master Data Consultant
6 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.29%) Data Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) MI Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Business Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Master Data Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Business Objects Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Information Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Report Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Data Migration Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Web Services
1 5 (7.35%) JMS
1 5 (7.35%) JSON
2 2 (2.94%) XML
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (1.47%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.47%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Fat Client
1 5 (7.35%) NHS
1 5 (7.35%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) AS400
3 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.94%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.47%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) UNIX
2 5 (7.35%) Solaris
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (25.00%) ETL
3 12 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.82%) Migration
5 5 (7.35%) Line Management
5 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.88%) System Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Project Management
7 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.41%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.94%) SOA
8 2 (2.94%) ERP
8 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) Java
3 6 (8.82%) C
4 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.47%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (2.94%) SLA
3 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) SAP
2 20 (29.41%) Oracle
3 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.24%) Cognos
5 6 (8.82%) Sybase
6 2 (2.94%) Teradata
6 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) Informatica
7 1 (1.47%) Cerner
7 1 (1.47%) Hyperion
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