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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 201 182 135
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -47
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 557 606 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.18% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 2.58% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 370 371
Average daily rate
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£413 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 9
Average hourly rate £21.38 £15.00 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -15.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.23 £11.25 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £34.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -39.39%
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
23060 23462 20410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.55% 45.66% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13389 13412 11202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1033 1135
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £39.37
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -9 249 £425 +4.29% 51
South East -31 101 £423 +7.30% 19
South West +1 53 £380 -5.00% 24
West Midlands -10 39 £340 -12.25% 5
North West -8 34 £375 +36.36% 8
East of England +12 33 £375 +15.38% 2
Yorkshire -27 22 £368 +3.15% 9
East Midlands +5 17 £350 +32.07% 3
Midlands +2 4 £175 -58.33%
North East +2 1 £265 -24.28%
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 429 (43.69%) SQL
2 360 (36.66%) Business Intelligence
3 298 (30.35%) BusinessObjects
4 287 (29.23%) SAP
5 280 (28.51%) Oracle
6 277 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
7 273 (27.80%) Finance
8 201 (20.47%) ETL
9 191 (19.45%) SQL Server
10 158 (16.09%) Data Modelling
11 133 (13.54%) MS Excel
12 128 (13.03%) Microsoft
13 120 (12.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 120 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
14 108 (11.00%) QlikView
15 103 (10.49%) SAP BW
16 102 (10.39%) Data Analysis
17 99 (10.08%) Migration
18 96 (9.78%) UNIX
18 96 (9.78%) BusinessObjects XI
19 95 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 89 (9.06%) Banking
21 83 (8.45%) SAP Data Services
22 82 (8.35%) Analytics
23 79 (8.04%) SAS
24 78 (7.94%) Informatica
24 78 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 77 (7.84%) PL/SQL
26 73 (7.43%) Project Management
26 73 (7.43%) Management Information System

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 79 (8.04%) SAS
2 42 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 32 (3.26%) WebLogic
4 20 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 18 (1.83%) NetWeaver
6 13 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (0.81%) Documentum
7 8 (0.81%) IIS
8 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.61%) WildFly
9 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.51%) CMS
11 4 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.31%) JBoss
12 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.31%) Captiva
12 3 (0.31%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.20%) Confluence
13 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 133 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 72 (7.33%) MS Office
3 45 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.73%) SPSS
5 13 (1.32%) MS Project
6 4 (0.41%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.31%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.10%) FastStats
8 1 (0.10%) Weka
Business Applications
1 27 (2.75%) SAP SRM
2 17 (1.73%) SAP BPC
3 11 (1.12%) Google Analytics
4 10 (1.02%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.92%) IntelliMatch
6 8 (0.81%) SiteCatalyst
6 8 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.81%) SAP HR
6 8 (0.81%) WebTrends
6 8 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.71%) ResourceLink
8 6 (0.61%) Summit
9 5 (0.51%) Maximo
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.41%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.41%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.41%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.41%) FLEXCUBE
10 4 (0.41%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.71%) SaaS
2 4 (0.41%) PaaS
3 3 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.10%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.34%) Radio Access Network
2 12 (1.22%) Internet
3 9 (0.92%) GSM
4 8 (0.81%) GPRS
4 8 (0.81%) 3G
4 8 (0.81%) 2G
4 8 (0.81%) 4G
4 8 (0.81%) LTE
5 6 (0.61%) DNS
5 6 (0.61%) LAN
5 6 (0.61%) WAN
6 5 (0.51%) SSL
6 5 (0.51%) SAN
6 5 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.51%) Intranet
7 4 (0.41%) HSPA
7 4 (0.41%) Firewall
7 4 (0.41%) UMTS
7 4 (0.41%) WCDMA
8 3 (0.31%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (30.35%) BusinessObjects
2 277 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
3 191 (19.45%) SQL Server
4 120 (12.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 108 (11.00%) QlikView
6 103 (10.49%) SAP BW
7 96 (9.78%) BusinessObjects XI
8 95 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 83 (8.45%) SAP Data Services
10 78 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 65 (6.62%) Oracle Database
12 63 (6.42%) Relational Database
13 52 (5.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 49 (4.99%) Crystal Reports
15 44 (4.48%) SAP BI
16 42 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
17 36 (3.67%) BODI
18 31 (3.16%) MS Access
19 30 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
19 30 (3.05%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (1.32%) Toad
2 8 (0.81%) Visual Studio
2 8 (0.81%) Lombardi
3 7 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.71%) CA Gen
4 6 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.41%) JIRA
6 3 (0.31%) ERwin
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.31%) Rational Rose
6 3 (0.31%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.20%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.20%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.10%) Introscope
8 1 (0.10%) Maven
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.10%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.10%) TestDirector
General
1 273 (27.80%) Finance
2 89 (9.06%) Banking
3 46 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 39 (3.97%) Retail
5 38 (3.87%) Investment Banking
6 24 (2.44%) Marketing
7 15 (1.53%) Publishing
8 12 (1.22%) Back Office
8 12 (1.22%) Legal
9 10 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.51%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.41%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.41%) Welsh Language
13 4 (0.41%) Advertising
14 3 (0.31%) Front Office
14 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 317 (32.28%) Developer
2 298 (30.35%) Analyst
3 120 (12.22%) Business Developer
4 104 (10.59%) Consultant
5 103 (10.49%) Business Analyst
6 98 (9.98%) Business Objects Developer
7 84 (8.55%) Data Analyst
8 68 (6.92%) Architect
9 58 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 48 (4.89%) SAP Consultant
11 42 (4.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 36 (3.67%) Project Manager
13 28 (2.85%) SQL Developer
14 26 (2.65%) SAP Developer
14 26 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
15 25 (2.55%) Business Objects Consultant
16 24 (2.44%) Business Consultant
17 22 (2.24%) ETL Developer
17 22 (2.24%) Oracle Developer
18 20 (2.04%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (6.01%) .NET
2 37 (3.77%) XML
3 28 (2.85%) Web Services
4 25 (2.55%) HTML
4 25 (2.55%) J2EE
5 18 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 12 (1.22%) SAP XI
7 10 (1.02%) Middleware
8 8 (0.81%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.71%) JSON
9 7 (0.71%) JMS
10 6 (0.61%) HTML5
11 5 (0.51%) Flash
11 5 (0.51%) SAX
12 4 (0.41%) XSLT
12 4 (0.41%) CSS
12 4 (0.41%) BAPI
12 4 (0.41%) SAP PI
13 3 (0.31%) SAP ALE
13 3 (0.31%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 120 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 38 (3.87%) Data Integration
4 36 (3.67%) NHS
5 26 (2.65%) Data Structures
6 23 (2.34%) Data Extraction
7 14 (1.43%) Derivative
8 13 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.32%) Statistics
8 13 (1.32%) Open Source
9 10 (1.02%) Visualisation
10 8 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
10 8 (0.81%) Equities
10 8 (0.81%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.71%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.71%) GIS
12 6 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.61%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 96 (9.78%) UNIX
2 53 (5.40%) Linux
3 51 (5.19%) Windows
4 23 (2.34%) Solaris
5 12 (1.22%) AIX
6 9 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.31%) zOS
8 3 (0.31%) HPUX
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.10%) SUSE
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (36.66%) Business Intelligence
2 201 (20.47%) ETL
3 158 (16.09%) Data Modelling
4 102 (10.39%) Data Analysis
5 99 (10.08%) Migration
6 82 (8.35%) Analytics
7 73 (7.43%) Project Management
8 72 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (5.80%) Data Management
11 55 (5.60%) Business Analysis
12 51 (5.19%) Data Migration
13 37 (3.77%) CRM
14 36 (3.67%) ITIL
14 36 (3.67%) Configuration Management
14 36 (3.67%) Change Management
15 34 (3.46%) OO
16 32 (3.26%) PRINCE2
16 32 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
17 31 (3.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 429 (43.69%) SQL
2 77 (7.84%) PL/SQL
3 65 (6.62%) Java
4 50 (5.09%) Perl
5 49 (4.99%) VBA
6 33 (3.36%) Shell Script
7 32 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 30 (3.05%) ABAP
9 28 (2.85%) VB
9 28 (2.85%) JavaScript
10 21 (2.14%) Python
11 13 (1.32%) C#
12 11 (1.12%) VBScript
13 10 (1.02%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.92%) R
15 8 (0.81%) C
16 5 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 4 (0.41%) SAS Macro
17 4 (0.41%) VB6
17 4 (0.41%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 61 (6.21%) Degree
2 15 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.22%) MBA
4 11 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.81%) CIPD
5 8 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.51%) PMP
7 5 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.41%) ISEB
9 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.10%) HNC
11 1 (0.10%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.10%) CIMA
11 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.10%) CITP
11 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.46%) Data Quality
2 30 (3.05%) QA
3 18 (1.83%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.22%) SLA
5 5 (0.51%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.31%) P3O
6 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.20%) COREP
7 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.10%) EMIR
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) Basel III
System Software
1 11 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.31%) Xen
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.20%) NFS
4 2 (0.20%) Samba
4 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) GridGain
5 1 (0.10%) HDFS
5 1 (0.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.51%) Control-M
3 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.31%) Netcool
4 3 (0.31%) SCCM
4 3 (0.31%) SCOM
4 3 (0.31%) Nagios
4 3 (0.31%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.31%) Graphite
5 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.20%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.10%) Oozie
6 1 (0.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.10%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 287 (29.23%) SAP
2 280 (28.51%) Oracle
3 128 (13.03%) Microsoft
4 78 (7.94%) Informatica
5 68 (6.92%) Cognos
6 56 (5.70%) Tableau
7 35 (3.56%) IBM
8 27 (2.75%) Sybase
9 22 (2.24%) Pega
10 18 (1.83%) Ariba
11 17 (1.73%) VMware
12 16 (1.63%) webMethods
13 15 (1.53%) Netezza
13 15 (1.53%) MicroStrategy
14 14 (1.43%) HP
14 14 (1.43%) Teradata
14 14 (1.43%) Greenplum
15 13 (1.32%) BEA
15 13 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (1.22%) Ab Initio
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Cognitive Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £120.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bracknell
Venturi
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South West England
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago