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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 71 63 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -35
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 14 6 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.15% 0.53% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% 1.72% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Average daily rate
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£381 £403 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.27% +33.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £310 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £460 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -51.42%
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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
481 348 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.39% 30.85% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 132 128
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £278 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Average hourly rate £12.25 £28.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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
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 22 August 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 14 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 6 (27.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (22.73%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (22.73%) SAS
6 5 (22.73%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (22.73%) Tableau
6 5 (22.73%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
6 5 (22.73%) SAP
6 5 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (18.18%) ETL
7 4 (18.18%) VBA
7 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
9 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (9.09%) Migration
9 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (9.09%) Analytics
9 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (9.09%) Banking
9 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (9.09%) Data Mart
10 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (22.73%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (27.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (9.09%) Data Mart
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) BODI
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Business Developer
4 4 (18.18%) MI Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) ETL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Objects Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Objects Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (22.73%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Tableau
2 5 (22.73%) SAP