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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 113 100 111
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 23 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 1.08% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 2.36% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 17
Average daily rate
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£475 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.79% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £120 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+37.33% -11.51%
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
1314 1103 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.79% 45.82% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 555 595
Average daily rate £355 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £133 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 140 156
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +4 19 £500 +66.66% 3
Essex -24 2 £425 +233.80% 1
Hertfordshire +4 1 - - 4
Norfolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Business Objects
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 32 (56.14%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) Oracle
3 19 (33.33%) ETL
4 17 (29.82%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (29.82%) BusinessObjects XI
5 15 (26.32%) ISO 9001
5 15 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 15 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (26.32%) Finance
6 13 (22.81%) Business Analysis
7 12 (21.05%) SAP
8 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
9 10 (17.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 10 (17.54%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (14.04%) OLAP
10 8 (14.04%) Windows
10 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.28%) SAP Data Services
11 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
11 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
11 7 (12.28%) Cognos
12 6 (10.53%) UNIX
12 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
12 6 (10.53%) MySQL
12 6 (10.53%) C
12 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
12 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) BusinessObjects
1 17 (29.82%) BusinessObjects XI
2 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
4 10 (17.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 10 (17.54%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (14.04%) OLAP
5 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (12.28%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
7 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (10.53%) MySQL
7 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (8.77%) MS Access
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (8.77%) OLTP
8 5 (8.77%) Data Mart
8 5 (8.77%) DataStage
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Developer
1 19 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (21.05%) Consultant
3 11 (19.30%) Business Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Business Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Business Objects Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Data Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) MI Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Data Consultant
6 7 (12.28%) Master Data Consultant
7 6 (10.53%) Master Data Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) Report Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) IT Support
10 2 (3.51%) Excel Specialist
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.51%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) XML
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) HTML
3 3 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (3.51%) J2EE
5 1 (1.75%) Middleware
5 1 (1.75%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.75%) jQuery
5 1 (1.75%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.26%) NHS
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
3 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) ETL
2 15 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (22.81%) Business Analysis
4 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.02%) System Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Time Management
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (5.26%) Physical Data Model
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
9 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.75%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
2 6 (10.53%) C
3 4 (7.02%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) VB
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) PHP
4 3 (5.26%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.75%) VBA
6 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) ISO 9001
2 5 (8.77%) Data Quality
3 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Oracle
2 12 (21.05%) SAP
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.28%) Cognos
5 5 (8.77%) Informatica
6 4 (7.02%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (7.02%) Teradata
6 4 (7.02%) IBM
7 3 (5.26%) Orchard
8 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.51%) Actuate
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco
9 1 (1.75%) Cerner
9 1 (1.75%) KANA
9 1 (1.75%) Lagan
Peterborough
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 20 Per Hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago