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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 209 140 178
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +38
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 510 743 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.99% 1.57% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 3.40% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 442 352
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +9.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 20
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.25 £19.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.27% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £13.65 £14.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £22.15 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.24 £21.71
% change year-on-year
+53.96% -25.20%
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
22879 21827 22470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.63% 46.12% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13785 12724 11919
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1098 1293
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 -71 251 £425 - 49
South East -40 93 £350 +3.70% 24
South West 0 56 £375 -8.53% 19
East of England -2 28 £425 +29.77% 9
West Midlands -34 28 £338 -8.78% 12
North West -18 21 £425 +32.81% 15
Yorkshire -25 10 £425 - 10
East Midlands -8 7 £400 +36.75% 4
North East -35 7 £525 +98.11%
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 488 (47.52%) SQL
2 382 (37.20%) Business Intelligence
3 320 (31.16%) Oracle
4 309 (30.09%) Finance
5 302 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
6 277 (26.97%) BusinessObjects
7 263 (25.61%) SAP
8 229 (22.30%) ETL
9 210 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 144 (14.02%) Banking
11 143 (13.92%) Data Modelling
12 136 (13.24%) BusinessObjects XI
13 134 (13.05%) MS Excel
14 132 (12.85%) Microsoft
14 132 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
15 121 (11.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 106 (10.32%) Relational Database
17 99 (9.64%) Informatica
18 98 (9.54%) UNIX
19 95 (9.25%) Migration
20 88 (8.57%) QlikView
21 84 (8.18%) Data Analysis
22 82 (7.98%) SAP BW
23 79 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
23 79 (7.69%) Business Analysis
24 78 (7.59%) PL/SQL
25 75 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 74 (7.21%) Cognos
27 71 (6.91%) Oracle Database
28 70 (6.82%) Degree

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 51 (4.97%) SAS
2 35 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.85%) NetWeaver
4 17 (1.66%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.27%) IIS
6 12 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.88%) Documentum
9 6 (0.58%) JBoss
9 6 (0.58%) CMS
10 5 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.39%) AquaLogic
11 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.29%) Apache
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 134 (13.05%) MS Excel
2 49 (4.77%) MS Office
3 27 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (1.17%) MS Project
7 7 (0.68%) SPSS
8 6 (0.58%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.29%) FastStats
10 1 (0.097%) Stata
10 1 (0.097%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (1.56%) SAP BPC
2 11 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.78%) CODA-Financials
5 7 (0.68%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.58%) IntelliMatch
6 6 (0.58%) SAP SRM
6 6 (0.58%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.49%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.39%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 4 (0.39%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.39%) Maximo
8 4 (0.39%) FLEXCUBE
9 3 (0.29%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.29%) SAP ECC
9 3 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.17%) SaaS
2 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.19%) Taleo
3 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.097%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.75%) Internet
2 17 (1.66%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (1.36%) Intranet
4 13 (1.27%) 2G
4 13 (1.27%) 3G
5 11 (1.07%) DNS
6 10 (0.97%) LTE
7 9 (0.88%) WAN
7 9 (0.88%) SAN
8 8 (0.78%) 4G
9 7 (0.68%) SSL
10 6 (0.58%) GSM
10 6 (0.58%) HTTP
11 5 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.49%) GPRS
11 5 (0.49%) SNMP
11 5 (0.49%) UMTS
11 5 (0.49%) Telnet
12 4 (0.39%) DHCP
12 4 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
2 277 (26.97%) BusinessObjects
3 210 (20.45%) SQL Server
4 136 (13.24%) BusinessObjects XI
5 121 (11.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 106 (10.32%) Relational Database
7 88 (8.57%) QlikView
8 82 (7.98%) SAP BW
9 75 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 71 (6.91%) Oracle Database
11 66 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 64 (6.23%) Crystal Reports
13 53 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
14 47 (4.58%) MS Access
15 43 (4.19%) SAP Data Services
16 33 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 33 (3.21%) SAP HANA
17 32 (3.12%) DB2
18 31 (3.02%) Data Mining
18 31 (3.02%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 36 (3.51%) Toad
2 10 (0.97%) ERwin
3 9 (0.88%) LSMW
4 7 (0.68%) JIRA
5 6 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.58%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.19%) RIATest
8 2 (0.19%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.19%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.097%) Maven
9 1 (0.097%) NUnit
9 1 (0.097%) JMeter
9 1 (0.097%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.097%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.097%) ProC
General
1 309 (30.09%) Finance
2 144 (14.02%) Banking
3 61 (5.94%) Retail
4 56 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.99%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.73%) Marketing
7 25 (2.43%) Legal
8 17 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.27%) Publishing
11 11 (1.07%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.97%) Local Government
12 10 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.78%) Front Office
14 5 (0.49%) Military
15 4 (0.39%) Billing
16 3 (0.29%) Games
16 3 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.29%) Welsh Language
17 2 (0.19%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 348 (33.89%) Developer
2 300 (29.21%) Analyst
3 131 (12.76%) Business Developer
4 127 (12.37%) Consultant
5 124 (12.07%) Business Objects Developer
6 104 (10.13%) Business Analyst
7 90 (8.76%) Data Analyst
8 66 (6.43%) SAP Consultant
9 59 (5.74%) Architect
10 49 (4.77%) Business Objects Consultant
11 45 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 45 (4.38%) Business Consultant
12 41 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 34 (3.31%) Oracle Developer
14 32 (3.12%) Project Manager
15 31 (3.02%) ETL Developer
16 29 (2.82%) MI Analyst
17 26 (2.53%) Support Analyst
18 25 (2.43%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 24 (2.34%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.55%) .NET
2 40 (3.89%) XML
3 30 (2.92%) HTML
4 18 (1.75%) Middleware
5 14 (1.36%) Web Services
6 13 (1.27%) SAP XI
6 13 (1.27%) MDX
7 8 (0.78%) CSS
8 7 (0.68%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.68%) Java EE
9 6 (0.58%) SAP Basis
10 5 (0.49%) J2EE
10 5 (0.49%) ODBC
10 5 (0.49%) JMS
10 5 (0.49%) XHTML
11 4 (0.39%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.39%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (0.29%) XSD
12 3 (0.29%) SAP PI
12 3 (0.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 132 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.55%) Management Information System
3 41 (3.99%) Data Structures
4 30 (2.92%) NHS
5 29 (2.82%) Data Integration
6 20 (1.95%) Credit Risk
7 16 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.36%) Data Extraction
9 12 (1.17%) Market Risk
10 9 (0.88%) Derivative
10 9 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.78%) SWIFT
11 8 (0.78%) FMCG
12 7 (0.68%) HACMP
12 7 (0.68%) CMDB
13 6 (0.58%) Open Source
13 6 (0.58%) Data Conversion
13 6 (0.58%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.58%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.58%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 98 (9.54%) UNIX
2 67 (6.52%) Linux
3 58 (5.65%) Windows
4 17 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.78%) HPUX
7 8 (0.78%) Solaris
8 7 (0.68%) AIX
9 6 (0.58%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.097%) zOS
12 1 (0.097%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.097%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (37.20%) Business Intelligence
2 229 (22.30%) ETL
3 143 (13.92%) Data Modelling
4 95 (9.25%) Migration
5 84 (8.18%) Data Analysis
6 79 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 68 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 66 (6.43%) Project Management
9 64 (6.23%) Performance Tuning
10 62 (6.04%) Analytics
11 48 (4.67%) Data Management
12 47 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
13 46 (4.48%) Data Migration
14 36 (3.51%) CRM
14 36 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
15 33 (3.21%) Dimensional Modelling
15 33 (3.21%) Kimball Methodology
16 30 (2.92%) Validation
16 30 (2.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 488 (47.52%) SQL
2 78 (7.59%) PL/SQL
3 61 (5.94%) Java
4 49 (4.77%) T-SQL
4 49 (4.77%) VBA
5 39 (3.80%) Perl
6 32 (3.12%) ABAP
7 30 (2.92%) JavaScript
8 29 (2.82%) C#
9 27 (2.63%) VB
10 19 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.27%) C
12 11 (1.07%) Python
13 8 (0.78%) VB6
14 6 (0.58%) Korn
14 6 (0.58%) C++
14 6 (0.58%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.49%) VBScript
16 4 (0.39%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (6.82%) Degree
2 29 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.97%) ISEB
5 8 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.49%) CIMA
6 5 (0.49%) ACCA
6 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.39%) SAP Certification
7 4 (0.39%) MBA
8 3 (0.29%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.29%) AAT
9 2 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.19%) PMP
10 1 (0.097%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.51%) QA
2 31 (3.02%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.88%) SLA
5 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.29%) Basel II
6 3 (0.29%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.29%) P3O
7 2 (0.19%) Basel III
8 1 (0.097%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.097%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.097%) GxP
8 1 (0.097%) COBIT
8 1 (0.097%) CRD IV
System Software
1 19 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.78%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.58%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.19%) HDFS
6 2 (0.19%) Xen
7 1 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.097%) RACF
7 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.097%) IAG
Systems Management
1 8 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.58%) Control-M
3 4 (0.39%) OpenView
4 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.29%) Netcool
4 3 (0.29%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.19%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.19%) Nagios
5 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.097%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 320 (31.16%) Oracle
2 263 (25.61%) SAP
3 132 (12.85%) Microsoft
4 99 (9.64%) Informatica
5 74 (7.21%) Cognos
6 48 (4.67%) Tableau
7 37 (3.60%) Teradata
8 32 (3.12%) Sybase
8 32 (3.12%) IBM
9 19 (1.85%) VMware
9 19 (1.85%) Greenplum
10 15 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
10 15 (1.46%) HP
11 10 (0.97%) TIBCO
11 10 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.88%) Google
13 8 (0.78%) Netezza
13 8 (0.78%) Northgate
13 8 (0.78%) CODA
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