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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 194 152 151
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 528 684 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.07% 1.47% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 3.13% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 424 410
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 31
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.00 £48.55 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -17.85%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22446 21846 24533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.86% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12730 12205 12861
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1003 1114 1289
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.98 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -42 281 £463 +8.82% 71
South East -15 104 £350 -5.40% 17
South West -9 41 £375 +20.00% 18
North West +14 32 £400 - 15
West Midlands -32 19 £338 -18.91% 14
East of England -46 18 £400 - 7
Yorkshire -13 15 £478 +46.92% 6
East Midlands -17 7 £350 - 1
North East -19 4 £260 -33.96% 1
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 486 (44.55%) SQL
2 410 (37.58%) Business Intelligence
3 364 (33.36%) Oracle
4 337 (30.89%) Data Warehouse
5 325 (29.79%) Finance
6 252 (23.10%) BusinessObjects
7 232 (21.26%) SQL Server
8 230 (21.08%) SAP
9 204 (18.70%) ETL
10 142 (13.02%) Banking
11 140 (12.83%) MS Excel
12 136 (12.47%) Microsoft
13 126 (11.55%) BusinessObjects XI
14 113 (10.36%) Relational Database
15 106 (9.72%) Oracle Database
16 103 (9.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 101 (9.26%) Cognos
17 101 (9.26%) Data Modelling
18 97 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 96 (8.80%) QlikView
20 94 (8.62%) Data Analysis
21 93 (8.52%) PL/SQL
22 92 (8.43%) Analytics
23 90 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 88 (8.07%) Informatica
25 84 (7.70%) Migration
26 81 (7.42%) Business Analysis
27 79 (7.24%) Management Information System
28 74 (6.78%) SAP BW
29 72 (6.60%) Data Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 62 (5.68%) SAS
2 48 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 9 (0.82%) IIS
3 9 (0.82%) WebSphere
4 8 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.64%) NetWeaver
5 7 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.37%) FileNet
9 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.18%) Documentum
10 2 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.18%) Confluence
10 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 140 (12.83%) MS Excel
2 44 (4.03%) MS Office
3 28 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.02%) MS Project
5 15 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.73%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.18%) FastStats
8 2 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.10%) SAP BPC
2 11 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 9 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.64%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.37%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.37%) Maximo
8 4 (0.37%) TrackWise
8 4 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.27%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.27%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.92%) SaaS
2 3 (0.27%) Taleo
3 1 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.092%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.092%) PaaS
3 1 (0.092%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.47%) Internet
2 14 (1.28%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (1.10%) Intranet
4 11 (1.01%) LDAP
5 9 (0.82%) 2G
5 9 (0.82%) 3G
6 8 (0.73%) LTE
7 6 (0.55%) Firewall
7 6 (0.55%) VPN
7 6 (0.55%) SSL
7 6 (0.55%) SAN
7 6 (0.55%) MPLS
8 5 (0.46%) OSPF
8 5 (0.46%) BGP
8 5 (0.46%) ATM
8 5 (0.46%) LAN
8 5 (0.46%) SDH
8 5 (0.46%) WAN
8 5 (0.46%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.46%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (30.89%) Data Warehouse
2 252 (23.10%) BusinessObjects
3 232 (21.26%) SQL Server
4 126 (11.55%) BusinessObjects XI
5 113 (10.36%) Relational Database
6 106 (9.72%) Oracle Database
7 103 (9.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 97 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 96 (8.80%) QlikView
10 90 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 74 (6.78%) SAP BW
12 64 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 61 (5.59%) Crystal Reports
14 54 (4.95%) MS Access
15 46 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 46 (4.22%) SAP Data Services
16 42 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
17 41 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
18 39 (3.57%) Data Mining
19 35 (3.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 14 (1.28%) ERwin
2 14 (1.28%) Toad
3 11 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
4 10 (0.92%) LSMW
5 7 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (0.46%) JIRA
7 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.46%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.27%) JDeveloper
8 3 (0.27%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.27%) NUnit
8 3 (0.27%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.27%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.27%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.27%) RIATest
8 3 (0.27%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 325 (29.79%) Finance
2 142 (13.02%) Banking
3 57 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 52 (4.77%) Investment Banking
5 43 (3.94%) Retail
6 25 (2.29%) Marketing
7 21 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (1.28%) Back Office
9 13 (1.19%) Publishing
10 12 (1.10%) Legal
10 12 (1.10%) Billing
11 9 (0.82%) Local Government
12 8 (0.73%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.64%) Front Office
14 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.55%) German Language
15 4 (0.37%) Games
16 3 (0.27%) Military
16 3 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 347 (31.81%) Developer
2 322 (29.51%) Analyst
3 151 (13.84%) Business Developer
4 134 (12.28%) Business Objects Developer
5 125 (11.46%) Consultant
6 95 (8.71%) Business Analyst
7 80 (7.33%) Data Analyst
8 64 (5.87%) SAP Consultant
9 58 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 51 (4.67%) Architect
11 46 (4.22%) Business Consultant
12 43 (3.94%) Business Objects Consultant
13 34 (3.12%) SQL Developer
14 33 (3.02%) Project Manager
15 32 (2.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 30 (2.75%) MI Analyst
16 30 (2.75%) Oracle Developer
17 28 (2.57%) Report Developer
18 27 (2.47%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 24 (2.20%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (5.96%) .NET
2 45 (4.12%) XML
3 34 (3.12%) MDX
4 21 (1.92%) Web Services
4 21 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 21 (1.92%) HTML
5 11 (1.01%) Middleware
5 11 (1.01%) SAP XI
6 9 (0.82%) CSS
7 5 (0.46%) J2EE
7 5 (0.46%) XSLT
7 5 (0.46%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.46%) JSON
7 5 (0.46%) Ajax
7 5 (0.46%) jQuery
7 5 (0.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (0.37%) REST
8 4 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.37%) WCF
8 4 (0.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.24%) Management Information System
2 50 (4.58%) NHS
3 26 (2.38%) Data Integration
4 18 (1.65%) Credit Risk
5 14 (1.28%) Visualisation
6 13 (1.19%) Data Extraction
7 10 (0.92%) Open Source
7 10 (0.92%) Market Risk
7 10 (0.92%) Informatics
8 9 (0.82%) Derivative
9 8 (0.73%) Statistics
9 8 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.73%) CMDB
9 8 (0.73%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.55%) SWIFT
10 6 (0.55%) Wiki
10 6 (0.55%) Equities
11 5 (0.46%) Clustering
11 5 (0.46%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (6.14%) UNIX
2 39 (3.57%) Windows
3 32 (2.93%) Linux
4 17 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.64%) Windows 8
6 7 (0.64%) AIX
6 7 (0.64%) Solaris
7 5 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.092%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.092%) zOS
9 1 (0.092%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (37.58%) Business Intelligence
2 204 (18.70%) ETL
3 101 (9.26%) Data Modelling
4 94 (8.62%) Data Analysis
5 92 (8.43%) Analytics
6 84 (7.70%) Migration
7 81 (7.42%) Business Analysis
8 72 (6.60%) Data Management
9 66 (6.05%) Project Management
10 62 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
11 61 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (4.49%) CRM
13 46 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 43 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 39 (3.57%) Data Migration
16 32 (2.93%) Data Architecture
17 29 (2.66%) Dimensional Modelling
17 29 (2.66%) Scrum
17 29 (2.66%) ERP
18 27 (2.47%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 486 (44.55%) SQL
2 93 (8.52%) PL/SQL
3 53 (4.86%) Java
4 45 (4.12%) VBA
5 41 (3.76%) T-SQL
6 37 (3.39%) C#
7 20 (1.83%) ABAP
8 19 (1.74%) VBScript
9 18 (1.65%) VB
9 18 (1.65%) Perl
10 16 (1.47%) JavaScript
11 15 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 10 (0.92%) C
13 6 (0.55%) Python
13 6 (0.55%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.55%) VB6
14 5 (0.46%) R
15 4 (0.37%) Ruby
15 4 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 47 (4.31%) Degree
2 41 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 35 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.37%) ISEB
5 7 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.37%) SAS Certification
6 4 (0.37%) HND
6 4 (0.37%) SAP Certification
6 4 (0.37%) CIMA
7 3 (0.27%) ACCA
7 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.27%) AAT
8 2 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.18%) HNC
9 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.092%) PMP
9 1 (0.092%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.092%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.02%) QA
2 31 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.37%) GxP
3 4 (0.37%) SLA
3 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.27%) Basel III
4 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.27%) EMIR
4 3 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.18%) Basel II
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.18%) MiFID
6 1 (0.092%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.092%) COREP
6 1 (0.092%) FINREP
System Software
1 15 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.01%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.092%) vSphere
6 1 (0.092%) IAG
6 1 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.092%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.092%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.092%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (0.64%) AppDNA
2 5 (0.46%) OPNET
3 4 (0.37%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.37%) Control-M
4 2 (0.18%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.092%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.092%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.092%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 364 (33.36%) Oracle
2 230 (21.08%) SAP
3 136 (12.47%) Microsoft
4 101 (9.26%) Cognos
5 88 (8.07%) Informatica
6 54 (4.95%) Tableau
7 35 (3.21%) IBM
8 31 (2.84%) Teradata
9 23 (2.11%) Sybase
10 19 (1.74%) Northgate
10 19 (1.74%) Remedy
11 17 (1.56%) Siebel
12 16 (1.47%) VMware
13 15 (1.37%) Hyperion
14 14 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
15 13 (1.19%) HP
15 13 (1.19%) Citrix
16 12 (1.10%) Ab Initio
16 12 (1.10%) Google
17 11 (1.01%) Omniture
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