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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 119 107 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 19 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.68% 0.99% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 2.07% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 15
Average daily rate
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£360 £313 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £432 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £25.70
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -36.75%
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
1383 1403 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.82% 47.83% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 690 432
Average daily rate £350 £375 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 115 122
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +11 11 £406 +25.00%
Hertfordshire -17 5 £360 +38.46% 3
Norfolk - 2 £300 -
Suffolk +8 1 £300 +50.00%
Essex -5 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £300 -17.24%
Business Objects
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 27 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (40.35%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (38.60%) SAP
4 21 (36.84%) SQL
5 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 15 (26.32%) Oracle
7 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
9 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
10 9 (15.79%) Migration
10 9 (15.79%) Cognos
11 8 (14.04%) Finance
11 8 (14.04%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (14.04%) SAP Data Services
12 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (12.28%) ISO 9001
12 7 (12.28%) BusinessObjects XI
13 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 6 (10.53%) QlikView
13 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
13 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
13 6 (10.53%) BODI
13 6 (10.53%) Sybase IQ
13 6 (10.53%) ETL
13 6 (10.53%) Sybase
13 6 (10.53%) SAP BW
14 5 (8.77%) SAP BI
14 5 (8.77%) Thin Client

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.77%) WildFly
2 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (40.35%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
6 8 (14.04%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (14.04%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (12.28%) BusinessObjects XI
7 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (10.53%) BODI
8 6 (10.53%) QlikView
8 6 (10.53%) SAP BW
8 6 (10.53%) Sybase IQ
8 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (8.77%) MySQL
9 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
9 5 (8.77%) SAP BI
9 5 (8.77%) Ingres
10 4 (7.02%) OLAP
10 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Business Objects Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Business Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Information Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) SAP Developer
9 2 (3.51%) SAP BI Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Data Migration Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 2 (3.51%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) Web Services
1 5 (8.77%) JMS
1 5 (8.77%) JSON
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Fat Client
1 5 (8.77%) Thin Client
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.02%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) AS400
3 2 (3.51%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.51%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) UNIX
1 5 (8.77%) Solaris
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (15.79%) Migration
3 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
3 6 (10.53%) ETL
4 4 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (7.02%) Line Management
4 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.02%) Project Management
5 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.51%) SOA
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Workflow
6 2 (3.51%) Validation
6 2 (3.51%) Data Validation
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.51%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.26%) QA
3 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) SAP
2 15 (26.32%) Oracle
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.79%) Cognos
4 6 (10.53%) Sybase
5 2 (3.51%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) McKesson