The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 78 59 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -32
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 6 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.82% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 2.59% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.09%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
474 309 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.07% 31.66% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 111 131
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.29 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £23.10 £30.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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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 11 July 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 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) SAS
3 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) VBA
4 4 (23.53%) ISEB
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
5 3 (17.65%) Matrix Management
5 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.88%) MS Access
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (29.41%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (5.88%) Essbase
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) MI Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Objects Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Matrix Management
3 3 (17.65%) Test Management
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Basel III
1 1 (5.88%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
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