The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 57 67 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -36
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 18 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 0.34% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 4.07% 1.01% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 11
Average daily rate
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£373 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £175 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.03 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+71.57% -41.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
442 398 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.26% 33.84% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 170 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 19
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 19 (79.17%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (70.83%) Oracle
3 16 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (37.50%) SAP Data Services
4 9 (37.50%) Tableau
5 8 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 8 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 8 (33.33%) SAP
5 8 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (12.50%) ETL
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) Data Mart
8 2 (8.33%) BODI
9 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
9 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
9 1 (4.17%) Banking

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (37.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 9 (37.50%) SAP Data Services
3 8 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (8.33%) Data Mart
5 2 (8.33%) BODI
6 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
6 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Business Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.33%) ETL Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Business Objects Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
1 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
1 1 (4.17%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 8 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 8 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) Tableau
3 8 (33.33%) SAP