The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 221 151 166
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 493 696 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 1.43% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 3.06% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 443 370
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 19
Average hourly rate £27.91 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.48% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £12.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.94 £38.95 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -51.42%
Business Objects
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23409 22747 24578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 46.74% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 12936 12896
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1041 1259
Average hourly rate £18.44 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
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 England

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in England

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in England

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -45 255 £450 +5.88% 73
South East -51 85 £370 - 29
South West -9 46 £386 +0.32% 14
North West +16 29 £425 +6.25% 16
East of England -31 28 £325 -13.33% 11
West Midlands -27 21 £330 -20.00% 18
Yorkshire -6 18 £475 +43.93% 12
North East -17 5 £225 -59.09% 1
East Midlands -19 2 £350 -3.44% 2
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 462 (44.64%) SQL
2 388 (37.49%) Business Intelligence
3 343 (33.14%) Oracle
4 314 (30.34%) Data Warehouse
5 309 (29.86%) Finance
6 252 (24.35%) BusinessObjects
7 236 (22.80%) SQL Server
8 232 (22.42%) SAP
9 209 (20.19%) ETL
10 140 (13.53%) Banking
11 139 (13.43%) MS Excel
12 134 (12.95%) Microsoft
13 123 (11.88%) BusinessObjects XI
14 105 (10.14%) Relational Database
15 103 (9.95%) Oracle Database
16 99 (9.57%) Data Modelling
17 97 (9.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 94 (9.08%) Informatica
19 93 (8.99%) PL/SQL
20 90 (8.70%) Data Analysis
21 85 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 83 (8.02%) QlikView
22 83 (8.02%) Analytics
23 82 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 80 (7.73%) Cognos
24 80 (7.73%) Management Information System
25 79 (7.63%) Business Analysis
26 78 (7.54%) Migration
27 76 (7.34%) Data Management
28 74 (7.15%) UNIX

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 56 (5.41%) SAS
2 46 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.16%) NetWeaver
4 10 (0.97%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.77%) IIS
5 8 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.39%) Documentum
9 4 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.29%) Apache
10 3 (0.29%) FileNet
11 2 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 139 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.96%) MS Office
3 29 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (2.42%) MS Project
5 17 (1.64%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.77%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.29%) FastStats
9 2 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.84%) SAP BPC
2 10 (0.97%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.68%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.39%) TrackWise
7 4 (0.39%) Maximo
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.29%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
8 3 (0.29%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.29%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.26%) SaaS
2 3 (0.29%) Taleo
3 1 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.097%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.097%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.097%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.55%) Internet
2 14 (1.35%) Intranet
3 11 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (0.87%) LDAP
5 8 (0.77%) 2G
5 8 (0.77%) 3G
6 7 (0.68%) LTE
6 7 (0.68%) SSL
7 6 (0.58%) SAN
8 5 (0.48%) SNMP
9 4 (0.39%) Telnet
9 4 (0.39%) WAN
10 3 (0.29%) DHCP
10 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.29%) DNS
10 3 (0.29%) SMTP
10 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.19%) Softphone
11 2 (0.19%) Firewall
11 2 (0.19%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (30.34%) Data Warehouse
2 252 (24.35%) BusinessObjects
3 236 (22.80%) SQL Server
4 123 (11.88%) BusinessObjects XI
5 105 (10.14%) Relational Database
6 103 (9.95%) Oracle Database
7 97 (9.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 85 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 83 (8.02%) QlikView
10 82 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 74 (7.15%) SAP BW
12 57 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 50 (4.83%) Crystal Reports
14 49 (4.73%) MS Access
15 48 (4.64%) SAP Data Services
16 46 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
17 42 (4.06%) Data Mining
18 39 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 36 (3.48%) RDBMS
20 35 (3.38%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 21 (2.03%) Toad
2 15 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.06%) ERwin
4 9 (0.87%) LSMW
5 7 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (0.68%) JIRA
6 6 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.48%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.29%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.29%) RIATest
8 3 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.29%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.29%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.29%) JDeveloper
8 3 (0.29%) NUnit
9 2 (0.19%) Subversion
9 2 (0.19%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 309 (29.86%) Finance
2 140 (13.53%) Banking
3 53 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 51 (4.93%) Investment Banking
5 46 (4.44%) Retail
6 29 (2.80%) Marketing
7 23 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (1.45%) Publishing
8 15 (1.45%) Legal
9 11 (1.06%) Retail Banking
10 10 (0.97%) Back Office
11 9 (0.87%) Local Government
11 9 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.87%) Billing
12 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.68%) Front Office
13 4 (0.39%) Military
14 3 (0.29%) Advertising
14 3 (0.29%) Games
14 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 332 (32.08%) Developer
2 295 (28.50%) Analyst
3 143 (13.82%) Business Developer
4 131 (12.66%) Business Objects Developer
5 117 (11.30%) Consultant
6 85 (8.21%) Business Analyst
7 77 (7.44%) Data Analyst
8 68 (6.57%) SAP Consultant
9 55 (5.31%) Architect
10 48 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 43 (4.15%) Business Consultant
11 43 (4.15%) Business Objects Consultant
12 31 (3.00%) Oracle Developer
13 30 (2.90%) Project Manager
14 29 (2.80%) ETL Developer
15 28 (2.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 28 (2.71%) MI Analyst
16 27 (2.61%) SQL Developer
17 25 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 24 (2.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (6.38%) .NET
2 50 (4.83%) XML
3 33 (3.19%) MDX
4 22 (2.13%) Web Services
5 20 (1.93%) HTML
6 19 (1.84%) ASP.NET
7 17 (1.64%) Middleware
8 11 (1.06%) SAP XI
9 10 (0.97%) CSS
10 5 (0.48%) jQuery
10 5 (0.48%) XSLT
11 4 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.39%) REST
11 4 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (0.39%) JSON
11 4 (0.39%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.39%) Ajax
11 4 (0.39%) WCF
12 3 (0.29%) Unity DI Container
12 3 (0.29%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.73%) Management Information System
2 46 (4.44%) NHS
3 28 (2.71%) Data Integration
4 22 (2.13%) Credit Risk
5 13 (1.26%) Visualisation
6 12 (1.16%) Data Extraction
7 11 (1.06%) Reference Data
8 10 (0.97%) Market Risk
9 9 (0.87%) Informatics
10 8 (0.77%) Open Source
10 8 (0.77%) Derivative
11 7 (0.68%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.68%) CMDB
11 7 (0.68%) Statistics
12 6 (0.58%) SWIFT
12 6 (0.58%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.48%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.48%) Equities
14 4 (0.39%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 74 (7.15%) UNIX
2 47 (4.54%) Linux
3 45 (4.35%) Windows
4 13 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (0.77%) AIX
5 8 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.68%) Windows 8
6 7 (0.68%) Solaris
7 6 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.39%) HPUX
9 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.097%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (37.49%) Business Intelligence
2 209 (20.19%) ETL
3 99 (9.57%) Data Modelling
4 90 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 83 (8.02%) Analytics
6 79 (7.63%) Business Analysis
7 78 (7.54%) Migration
8 76 (7.34%) Data Management
9 63 (6.09%) Project Management
9 63 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
10 60 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (4.35%) CRM
13 43 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
14 34 (3.29%) Data Migration
15 32 (3.09%) Workflow
16 31 (3.00%) Asset Management
17 29 (2.80%) Data Architecture
17 29 (2.80%) ERP
18 28 (2.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 462 (44.64%) SQL
2 93 (8.99%) PL/SQL
3 52 (5.02%) Java
4 46 (4.44%) VBA
5 36 (3.48%) T-SQL
6 35 (3.38%) C#
7 21 (2.03%) ABAP
8 20 (1.93%) Perl
9 18 (1.74%) VBScript
10 17 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.55%) VB
12 15 (1.45%) JavaScript
13 11 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.77%) C
15 7 (0.68%) Python
16 6 (0.58%) C++
17 5 (0.48%) VB6
18 4 (0.39%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.39%) R
18 4 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (4.54%) Degree
2 29 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.35%) ISEB
5 7 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.48%) ACCA
6 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.48%) SAP Certification
6 5 (0.48%) CIMA
7 4 (0.39%) HND
8 3 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.29%) AAT
8 3 (0.29%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.19%) HNC
9 2 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.097%) IIBA
10 1 (0.097%) PMP
10 1 (0.097%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.38%) Data Quality
2 30 (2.90%) QA
3 4 (0.39%) SLA
3 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.39%) GxP
4 3 (0.29%) EMIR
4 3 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.29%) Basel III
4 3 (0.29%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.29%) Basel II
5 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.19%) MiFID
6 1 (0.097%) COREP
6 1 (0.097%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.097%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.19%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.097%) IAG
6 1 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.097%) vSphere
6 1 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.097%) RACF
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (0.68%) AppDNA
2 5 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.39%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.39%) Control-M
4 2 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.19%) SCOM
5 1 (0.097%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.097%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.097%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.097%) OPNET
Vendors
1 343 (33.14%) Oracle
2 232 (22.42%) SAP
3 134 (12.95%) Microsoft
4 94 (9.08%) Informatica
5 80 (7.73%) Cognos
6 53 (5.12%) Tableau
7 34 (3.29%) IBM
7 34 (3.29%) Teradata
8 24 (2.32%) Sybase
9 17 (1.64%) Northgate
10 15 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
10 15 (1.45%) VMware
11 14 (1.35%) Hyperion
12 13 (1.26%) Remedy
13 12 (1.16%) HP
13 12 (1.16%) Siebel
14 11 (1.06%) Google
14 11 (1.06%) Citrix
14 11 (1.06%) TIBCO
15 10 (0.97%) Omniture
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Doncaster
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Rate: £25 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £225 - £250 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Unspecified - £Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable rate
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
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Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Rate: £370 - £375 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Rate: competitive
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London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
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