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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 75 67 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.57% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 1.78% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £210 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -50.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.88 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -6.25%
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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
414 393 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.57% 32.19% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 194 108
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -76.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £80.10 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 25 (80.65%) Oracle
2 24 (77.42%) SQL
3 22 (70.97%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (54.84%) PL/SQL
5 16 (51.61%) SAP Data Services
6 15 (48.39%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (45.16%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (45.16%) SAP
8 13 (41.94%) Dimensional Modelling
9 12 (38.71%) Kimball Methodology
10 11 (35.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 10 (32.26%) Finance
11 10 (32.26%) Tableau
11 10 (32.26%) BusinessObjects XI
12 7 (22.58%) Informatica
13 6 (19.35%) SAS
13 6 (19.35%) BODI
14 4 (12.90%) SAP XI
14 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (9.68%) ETL
15 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
15 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (9.68%) Banking
15 3 (9.68%) Retail
15 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
15 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
16 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
16 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
16 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 2 (6.45%) MS Office

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (19.35%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (51.61%) SAP Data Services
3 14 (45.16%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (35.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 10 (32.26%) BusinessObjects XI
6 6 (19.35%) BODI
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
9 2 (6.45%) SAP BI
10 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
10 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
10 1 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Informatica Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Business Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SAP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Business Objects Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) SAP BI Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) SAP XI
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (41.94%) Dimensional Modelling
3 12 (38.71%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (9.68%) ETL
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.23%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Oracle
2 14 (45.16%) SAP
3 10 (32.26%) Tableau
4 7 (22.58%) Informatica
5 1 (3.23%) Sophos
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
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