The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 176 133 145
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +12
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 616 692 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.58% 1.37%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 3.37% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 371 431
Average daily rate £395 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.56% -31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £14.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £56.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £24.75 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -30.03%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24018 20541 25376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.86% 46.77% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13757 11298 13318
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1052 1136 1256
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Business Objects
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -64 288 £408 -9.44% 68
South East -13 116 £400 +4.98% 24
South West -9 58 £400 +10.34% 27
East of England -26 40 £325 -3.70% 9
West Midlands -5 34 £388 +19.23% 6
Yorkshire +2 32 £356 -2.39% 8
North West -20 26 £275 -42.10% 14
East Midlands +3 17 £265 -18.46% 1
North East -31 4 £350 +34.61%
Midlands +1 2 £420 -35.38% 1
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 499 (41.17%) SQL
2 485 (40.02%) Business Intelligence
3 417 (34.41%) Oracle
4 326 (26.90%) Finance
5 321 (26.49%) Data Warehouse
6 306 (25.25%) BusinessObjects
7 294 (24.26%) SAP
8 214 (17.66%) SQL Server
9 195 (16.09%) ETL
10 159 (13.12%) Microsoft
11 150 (12.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 148 (12.21%) Banking
13 144 (11.88%) BusinessObjects XI
14 141 (11.63%) Data Modelling
15 137 (11.30%) MS Excel
16 116 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 115 (9.49%) Oracle Database
18 112 (9.24%) Analytics
19 110 (9.08%) PL/SQL
20 109 (8.99%) Cognos
21 107 (8.83%) SAP BW
22 105 (8.66%) Migration
23 102 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 98 (8.09%) QlikView
25 92 (7.59%) Relational Database
26 89 (7.34%) Crystal Reports
27 88 (7.26%) Data Analysis
28 87 (7.18%) Informatica
29 80 (6.60%) UNIX
30 75 (6.19%) Project Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 60 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 52 (4.29%) SAS
3 13 (1.07%) Tomcat
4 11 (0.91%) WebLogic
4 11 (0.91%) IIS
5 10 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 10 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.58%) NetWeaver
7 5 (0.41%) Apache
7 5 (0.41%) CMS
8 4 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.25%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.17%) FormScape
10 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.17%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.17%) SAP EP
10 2 (0.17%) Documentum
11 1 (0.083%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 137 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.21%) MS Office
3 46 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
5 27 (2.23%) MS Project
6 8 (0.66%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.50%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.25%) SPSS
9 1 (0.083%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 20 (1.65%) SAP BPC
2 11 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (0.74%) Google Analytics
3 9 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.66%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.58%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.50%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 6 (0.50%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.41%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.33%) Academy Housing
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle BRM
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.33%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.25%) TrackWise
9 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.58%) SaaS
2 2 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.083%) PaaS
3 1 (0.083%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.49%) LDAP
2 11 (0.91%) Internet
3 9 (0.74%) SAN
4 8 (0.66%) VPN
4 8 (0.66%) MPLS
5 7 (0.58%) DWDM
5 7 (0.58%) OSPF
5 7 (0.58%) 3G
5 7 (0.58%) DDNS
5 7 (0.58%) RSVP
5 7 (0.58%) VRRP
5 7 (0.58%) BGP
5 7 (0.58%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.58%) ATM
5 7 (0.58%) SDH
5 7 (0.58%) 2G
5 7 (0.58%) Firewall
5 7 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (0.58%) HSRP
5 7 (0.58%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (26.49%) Data Warehouse
2 306 (25.25%) BusinessObjects
3 214 (17.66%) SQL Server
4 150 (12.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 144 (11.88%) BusinessObjects XI
6 116 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 115 (9.49%) Oracle Database
8 107 (8.83%) SAP BW
9 102 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 98 (8.09%) QlikView
11 92 (7.59%) Relational Database
12 89 (7.34%) Crystal Reports
13 70 (5.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 65 (5.36%) SAP Data Services
15 62 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 60 (4.95%) Oracle Reports
17 58 (4.79%) SAP BI
18 54 (4.46%) Data Mining
19 50 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
20 41 (3.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (1.40%) LSMW
2 16 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.99%) Toad
4 11 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
5 10 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.58%) ERwin
7 7 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.50%) Hudson
8 6 (0.50%) Subversion
8 6 (0.50%) IntelliJ
8 6 (0.50%) ClearCase
8 6 (0.50%) JUnit
9 5 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.41%) FitNesse
9 5 (0.41%) JIRA
10 4 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
11 3 (0.25%) NUnit
11 3 (0.25%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (0.25%) MSBuild
General
1 326 (26.90%) Finance
2 148 (12.21%) Banking
3 57 (4.70%) Investment Banking
4 45 (3.71%) Retail
5 32 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.15%) Marketing
7 25 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (1.40%) Front Office
9 14 (1.16%) Back Office
9 14 (1.16%) Billing
10 9 (0.74%) German Language
10 9 (0.74%) Local Government
11 8 (0.66%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.50%) International Banking
12 6 (0.50%) Publishing
12 6 (0.50%) Games
13 5 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 403 (33.25%) Developer
2 359 (29.62%) Analyst
3 165 (13.61%) Consultant
4 145 (11.96%) Business Developer
5 134 (11.06%) Business Objects Developer
6 97 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 87 (7.18%) SAP Consultant
8 78 (6.44%) Architect
9 68 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 65 (5.36%) Data Analyst
11 56 (4.62%) Project Manager
12 55 (4.54%) Business Consultant
13 51 (4.21%) Business Objects Consultant
14 44 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 41 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 39 (3.22%) MI Analyst
17 31 (2.56%) Report Analyst
18 29 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
18 29 (2.39%) Information Analyst
18 29 (2.39%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (5.20%) .NET
2 49 (4.04%) XML
3 38 (3.14%) HTML
4 27 (2.23%) Web Services
5 22 (1.82%) J2EE
6 19 (1.57%) CSS
7 18 (1.49%) MDX
8 16 (1.32%) ASP.NET
9 13 (1.07%) Ajax
10 11 (0.91%) JMS
10 11 (0.91%) SAP XI
11 10 (0.83%) SOAP
11 10 (0.83%) Struts
12 9 (0.74%) ODBC
12 9 (0.74%) JSON
13 8 (0.66%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.66%) COM+
14 7 (0.58%) JSP
15 6 (0.50%) jQuery
15 6 (0.50%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 56 (4.62%) NHS
2 50 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 27 (2.23%) Derivative
4 26 (2.15%) Data Integration
4 26 (2.15%) Visualisation
5 14 (1.16%) Credit Risk
5 14 (1.16%) Market Risk
6 10 (0.83%) Informatics
6 10 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 10 (0.83%) Data Conversion
6 10 (0.83%) Data Extraction
7 8 (0.66%) iPad
8 7 (0.58%) Equities
8 7 (0.58%) E-Learning
8 7 (0.58%) Clustering
8 7 (0.58%) Reference Data
9 6 (0.50%) Wiki
9 6 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.50%) Replication
9 6 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 80 (6.60%) UNIX
2 37 (3.05%) Windows
3 24 (1.98%) Linux
4 17 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (1.16%) Solaris
7 7 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.25%) AIX
9 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.083%) zOS
10 1 (0.083%) MVS
10 1 (0.083%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.083%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (40.02%) Business Intelligence
2 195 (16.09%) ETL
3 141 (11.63%) Data Modelling
4 112 (9.24%) Analytics
5 105 (8.66%) Migration
6 88 (7.26%) Data Analysis
7 75 (6.19%) Project Management
8 62 (5.12%) Business Analysis
9 61 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (4.79%) CRM
11 53 (4.37%) Data Migration
12 52 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
13 51 (4.21%) Data Management
14 50 (4.13%) ITIL
14 50 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 47 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (3.55%) Service Management
17 34 (2.81%) Kimball Methodology
18 32 (2.64%) ERP
19 30 (2.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 499 (41.17%) SQL
2 110 (9.08%) PL/SQL
3 62 (5.12%) Java
4 55 (4.54%) VBA
5 50 (4.13%) T-SQL
6 42 (3.47%) C#
7 25 (2.06%) VB
8 22 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 20 (1.65%) JavaScript
10 16 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 10 (0.83%) ABAP
12 9 (0.74%) VBScript
12 9 (0.74%) VB6
13 8 (0.66%) VB.NET
13 8 (0.66%) C
14 7 (0.58%) Perl
15 6 (0.50%) Groovy
15 6 (0.50%) SAS Macro
16 2 (0.17%) R
16 2 (0.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 56 (4.62%) Degree
2 28 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.57%) ISEB
5 11 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.33%) HND
7 2 (0.17%) MCTS
7 2 (0.17%) MCITP
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.083%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.083%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.083%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.083%) CIMA
8 1 (0.083%) MBA
8 1 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.48%) QA
2 24 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.40%) SLA
4 9 (0.74%) EMIR
5 6 (0.50%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.41%) TickIT
7 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.17%) MiFID
8 2 (0.17%) GxP
9 1 (0.083%) Basel II
9 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.083%) Basel III
9 1 (0.083%) FINREP
System Software
1 16 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.17%) NFS
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.083%) vSphere
5 1 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.41%) Control-M
3 2 (0.17%) OpenView
4 1 (0.083%) MOM
4 1 (0.083%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.083%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.083%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 417 (34.41%) Oracle
2 294 (24.26%) SAP
3 159 (13.12%) Microsoft
4 109 (8.99%) Cognos
5 87 (7.18%) Informatica
6 39 (3.22%) Remedy
7 35 (2.89%) IBM
8 34 (2.81%) Teradata
9 31 (2.56%) Tableau
10 27 (2.23%) Sybase
11 23 (1.90%) Hyperion
12 20 (1.65%) Northgate
13 19 (1.57%) MicroStrategy
14 18 (1.49%) Ab Initio
15 14 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (1.16%) HP
16 12 (0.99%) Siebel
17 10 (0.83%) Google
18 8 (0.66%) VMware
18 8 (0.66%) Nortel
West Midlands
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Posted: 23 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis IT
Rate: market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Experis IT
Rate: market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Works Recruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £236 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Templeton & Partners
Rate: £400 - 600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago