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 29 May 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.

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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 75 75 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 12 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.88% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.98% 2.86% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Average daily rate
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£323 £370 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.83% +3.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £340 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £403 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.39%
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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
403 384 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.91% 30.84% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 194 106
Average daily rate £340 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £252 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £32.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle
4 14 (60.87%) Finance
5 11 (47.83%) SAS
6 8 (34.78%) Banking
7 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (26.09%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (21.74%) ETL
8 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
9 4 (17.39%) SAP
9 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (17.39%) Credit Risk
9 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
10 3 (13.04%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (13.04%) BODI
10 3 (13.04%) Cognos
11 2 (8.70%) MS Office
11 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
11 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
11 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (8.70%) Retail
11 2 (8.70%) SAP XI
11 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
11 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
12 1 (4.35%) FINREP

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (47.83%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects XI
2 6 (26.09%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (13.04%) BODI
5 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) MS Access
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP BI Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Business Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SAP XI
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) FINREP
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Sophos
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
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Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
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Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
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Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago