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 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 192 176 136
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -40
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 544 574 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.21% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 2.67% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 332 368
Average daily rate
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£415 £393 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £532 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £11.25 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.58 £40.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.88 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -6.25%
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
22109 21507 19301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.47% 45.48% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12853 12106 10598
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £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 952 996 1103
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 £11.41 £11.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
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 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -7 241 £425 +6.25% 58
South East -50 99 £396 -1.00% 24
South West -10 48 £386 +3.00% 37
East of England +10 39 £413 +19.56% 1
North West -4 37 £450 +50.00% 10
West Midlands -5 31 £325 -17.46% 14
Yorkshire -25 23 £375 +3.44% 23
East Midlands -4 15 £338 +27.35% 4
Midlands +7 6 £175 - 1
North East - - - - 1
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 457 (45.20%) SQL
2 378 (37.39%) Business Intelligence
3 298 (29.48%) BusinessObjects
4 285 (28.19%) SAP
5 283 (27.99%) Oracle
6 278 (27.50%) Finance
7 268 (26.51%) Data Warehouse
8 206 (20.38%) ETL
9 196 (19.39%) SQL Server
10 155 (15.33%) Data Modelling
11 128 (12.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 128 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
12 127 (12.56%) MS Excel
13 123 (12.17%) Microsoft
14 109 (10.78%) BusinessObjects XI
15 108 (10.68%) Migration
16 107 (10.58%) Banking
17 105 (10.39%) SAP BW
18 102 (10.09%) QlikView
19 101 (9.99%) Data Analysis
20 99 (9.79%) UNIX
21 96 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 80 (7.91%) Informatica
22 80 (7.91%) SAP Data Services
23 79 (7.81%) Java
24 78 (7.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 77 (7.62%) Relational Database
26 76 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
27 72 (7.12%) PL/SQL
27 72 (7.12%) SAS

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 72 (7.12%) SAS
2 42 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.46%) WebLogic
4 25 (2.47%) NetWeaver
5 21 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
6 11 (1.09%) IIS
7 10 (0.99%) CMS
8 9 (0.89%) Documentum
9 7 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.59%) WildFly
10 6 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.30%) Captiva
11 3 (0.30%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.30%) JBoss
11 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.20%) CICS
12 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 127 (12.56%) MS Excel
2 68 (6.73%) MS Office
3 45 (4.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.78%) SPSS
5 16 (1.58%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.99%) MS Project
7 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.30%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.20%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.099%) FastStats
10 1 (0.099%) Weka
Business Applications
1 29 (2.87%) SAP SRM
2 16 (1.58%) SAP BPC
3 12 (1.19%) SAP ERP
4 11 (1.09%) IntelliMatch
5 9 (0.89%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.79%) SAP HR
7 7 (0.69%) CODA-Financials
7 7 (0.69%) ResourceLink
8 6 (0.59%) Summit
8 6 (0.59%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.59%) SiteCatalyst
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.49%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.40%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.40%) FLEXCUBE
10 4 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 4 (0.40%) Maximo
10 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.89%) SaaS
2 4 (0.40%) PaaS
3 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.099%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
2 14 (1.38%) Internet
3 9 (0.89%) GSM
3 9 (0.89%) WAN
3 9 (0.89%) SAN
4 8 (0.79%) DNS
4 8 (0.79%) GPRS
4 8 (0.79%) 3G
4 8 (0.79%) 2G
4 8 (0.79%) LTE
4 8 (0.79%) 4G
5 6 (0.59%) Firewall
5 6 (0.59%) SSL
5 6 (0.59%) Intranet
5 6 (0.59%) LAN
6 5 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.40%) UMTS
7 4 (0.40%) WCDMA
7 4 (0.40%) HSPA
8 3 (0.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (29.48%) BusinessObjects
2 268 (26.51%) Data Warehouse
3 196 (19.39%) SQL Server
4 128 (12.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 109 (10.78%) BusinessObjects XI
6 105 (10.39%) SAP BW
7 102 (10.09%) QlikView
8 96 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 80 (7.91%) SAP Data Services
10 78 (7.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 77 (7.62%) Relational Database
12 66 (6.53%) Oracle Database
13 58 (5.74%) Crystal Reports
14 53 (5.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 45 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
16 39 (3.86%) SAP BI
17 37 (3.66%) DB2
18 36 (3.56%) BODI
19 33 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
20 31 (3.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (1.09%) Toad
2 8 (0.79%) Lombardi
3 7 (0.69%) ERwin
3 7 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.69%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.69%) CA Gen
4 6 (0.59%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.30%) Rational Rose
7 3 (0.30%) JIRA
7 3 (0.30%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.20%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.20%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.099%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.099%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.099%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.099%) PowerBuilder
General
1 278 (27.50%) Finance
2 107 (10.58%) Banking
3 45 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 43 (4.25%) Retail
4 43 (4.25%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.27%) Marketing
6 13 (1.29%) Publishing
6 13 (1.29%) Legal
7 11 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.99%) Back Office
9 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.59%) Front Office
11 5 (0.49%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.40%) Advertising
12 4 (0.40%) Welsh Language
13 3 (0.30%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 321 (31.75%) Developer
2 309 (30.56%) Analyst
3 120 (11.87%) Business Developer
4 110 (10.88%) Consultant
5 102 (10.09%) Business Analyst
5 102 (10.09%) Business Objects Developer
6 87 (8.61%) Data Analyst
7 78 (7.72%) Architect
8 54 (5.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 51 (5.04%) SAP Consultant
10 39 (3.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 31 (3.07%) Project Manager
12 27 (2.67%) Business Objects Consultant
13 26 (2.57%) Business Consultant
13 26 (2.57%) SQL Developer
14 24 (2.37%) SAP Developer
15 23 (2.27%) Information Analyst
15 23 (2.27%) ETL Developer
16 22 (2.18%) Data Modeller
16 22 (2.18%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (6.13%) .NET
2 36 (3.56%) HTML
2 36 (3.56%) XML
3 30 (2.97%) Web Services
4 27 (2.67%) J2EE
5 15 (1.48%) SAP XI
6 14 (1.38%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.89%) Middleware
8 8 (0.79%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.69%) JSON
9 7 (0.69%) JMS
10 6 (0.59%) SAP PI
10 6 (0.59%) HTML5
11 5 (0.49%) MDX
11 5 (0.49%) SAX
11 5 (0.49%) SAP ALE
11 5 (0.49%) Flash
12 4 (0.40%) XSLT
12 4 (0.40%) ODBC
12 4 (0.40%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 128 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.63%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.66%) NHS
4 31 (3.07%) Data Integration
5 28 (2.77%) Data Structures
6 22 (2.18%) Data Extraction
7 19 (1.88%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.48%) Derivative
9 13 (1.29%) Open Source
10 12 (1.19%) Statistics
11 10 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
12 8 (0.79%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.79%) Equities
12 8 (0.79%) Mainframe
12 8 (0.79%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.69%) GIS
13 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.49%) Thin Client
15 5 (0.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 99 (9.79%) UNIX
2 65 (6.43%) Windows
3 56 (5.54%) Linux
4 25 (2.47%) Solaris
5 13 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.29%) AIX
6 12 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.49%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.40%) HPUX
10 3 (0.30%) zOS
10 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.099%) SUSE
12 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (37.39%) Business Intelligence
2 206 (20.38%) ETL
3 155 (15.33%) Data Modelling
4 108 (10.68%) Migration
5 101 (9.99%) Data Analysis
6 76 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (7.12%) Analytics
8 64 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (6.33%) Project Management
9 57 (5.64%) Business Analysis
10 54 (5.34%) Data Management
11 48 (4.75%) Data Migration
12 37 (3.66%) OO
13 36 (3.56%) Change Management
14 35 (3.46%) Configuration Management
14 35 (3.46%) Validation
15 33 (3.26%) ITIL
15 33 (3.26%) CRM
16 31 (3.07%) Performance Management
17 30 (2.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 457 (45.20%) SQL
2 79 (7.81%) Java
3 72 (7.12%) PL/SQL
4 51 (5.04%) Perl
5 50 (4.95%) VBA
6 38 (3.76%) JavaScript
7 37 (3.66%) VB
8 35 (3.46%) ABAP
9 32 (3.17%) Shell Script
10 31 (3.07%) T-SQL
11 21 (2.08%) Python
12 17 (1.68%) C#
13 10 (0.99%) C
14 9 (0.89%) VBScript
14 9 (0.89%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.79%) VB6
16 6 (0.59%) R
17 4 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 4 (0.40%) SAS Macro
17 4 (0.40%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 67 (6.63%) Degree
2 15 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.38%) MBA
4 11 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.79%) CIPD
5 8 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.69%) ISEB
7 6 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.49%) PMP
8 5 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.099%) HNC
11 1 (0.099%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.099%) CIMA
11 1 (0.099%) CITP
11 1 (0.099%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.099%) CBAP
11 1 (0.099%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.36%) QA
2 31 (3.07%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.88%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.29%) SLA
5 5 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.40%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.30%) P3O
8 2 (0.20%) COREP
8 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.20%) Basel III
9 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.099%) Basel II
9 1 (0.099%) EMIR
System Software
1 17 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.40%) Xen
5 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.30%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.20%) NFS
6 2 (0.20%) Samba
7 1 (0.099%) RACF
7 1 (0.099%) GridGain
7 1 (0.099%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.59%) Control-M
3 5 (0.49%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.40%) Nagios
5 3 (0.30%) Netcool
5 3 (0.30%) SCCM
5 3 (0.30%) SCOM
5 3 (0.30%) NSN NetAct
5 3 (0.30%) Graphite
6 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.20%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.20%) Puppet
7 1 (0.099%) Oozie
7 1 (0.099%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.099%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.099%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.099%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 285 (28.19%) SAP
2 283 (27.99%) Oracle
3 123 (12.17%) Microsoft
4 80 (7.91%) Informatica
5 64 (6.33%) Cognos
6 60 (5.93%) Tableau
7 36 (3.56%) Sybase
8 30 (2.97%) IBM
9 23 (2.27%) VMware
10 22 (2.18%) Pega
11 20 (1.98%) Ariba
12 16 (1.58%) HP
12 16 (1.58%) webMethods
13 15 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
14 14 (1.38%) Greenplum
15 13 (1.29%) BEA
16 12 (1.19%) Teradata
17 9 (0.89%) Ab Initio
17 9 (0.89%) Google
17 9 (0.89%) Netezza
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