The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills 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 BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 4 September 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 126 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 12 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.88% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.91% 3.53% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £144 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £23.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.20 £30.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.39% +71.57%
BusinessObjects
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
627 764 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.72% 24.97% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 502 294
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 26
Average hourly rate £31.76 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £20.35 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £38.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

BusinessObjects
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 BusinessObjects across the East of England region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

BusinessObjects
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 BusinessObjects across the East of England region.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

BusinessObjects
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 BusinessObjects within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Hertfordshire -13 5 £250 -23.07% 2
Bedfordshire +11 3 £283 +12.43%
Essex +2 2 £550 +37.50%
Cambridgeshire -4 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 14 (48.28%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (34.48%) SAP
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (27.59%) BusinessObjects XI
4 8 (27.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (17.24%) SAP BW
7 5 (17.24%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (17.24%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (13.79%) Lumira
8 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) SAP BI
8 4 (13.79%) Finance
9 3 (10.34%) Validation
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
9 3 (10.34%) Tableau
10 2 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (6.90%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
10 2 (6.90%) Data Validation

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (27.59%) BusinessObjects XI
2 8 (27.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 5 (17.24%) SAP BW
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (17.24%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (13.79%) Lumira
4 4 (13.79%) SAP BI
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (6.90%) QlikView
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
7 1 (3.45%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (3.45%) PowerCenter
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Business Objects Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Business Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) SAP BI Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Report Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Cutover Manager
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Cutover Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Engagement Manager
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) HACMP
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) AIX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Validation
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Data Validation
7 1 (3.45%) High Availability
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) SAP
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) McKesson
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos
5 1 (3.45%) IBM