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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 212 148 176
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +28
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 547 722 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.03% 1.50% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.28% 3.26% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 409 360
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 16
Average hourly rate £25.41 £18.80 £26.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.15% -28.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.67 £14.90 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £22.60 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.05 £17.50 £26.21
% change year-on-year
+100.28% -33.23%
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
23945 22129 23971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.08% 46.10% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14166 12842 12752
Average daily rate £398 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -1.26%
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 1166 1052 1250
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -64 281 £439 +3.23% 63
South East -70 79 £350 +2.94% 29
South West -2 59 £375 -7.97% 30
East of England +1 36 £338 +0.74% 7
West Midlands -17 34 £350 -17.64% 16
North West -16 24 £427 +38.83% 17
Yorkshire -5 11 £263 -38.23% 10
North East -35 11 £225 -
East Midlands -12 9 £400 - 10
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 489 (45.66%) SQL
2 405 (37.82%) Business Intelligence
3 337 (31.47%) Oracle
4 325 (30.35%) Finance
5 317 (29.60%) Data Warehouse
6 278 (25.96%) BusinessObjects
7 263 (24.56%) SAP
8 248 (23.16%) SQL Server
9 226 (21.10%) ETL
10 154 (14.38%) Banking
11 144 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
12 142 (13.26%) Data Modelling
13 139 (12.98%) Microsoft
14 136 (12.70%) MS Excel
15 132 (12.32%) BusinessObjects XI
16 122 (11.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 104 (9.71%) Relational Database
18 97 (9.06%) Informatica
19 94 (8.78%) Migration
20 91 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 89 (8.31%) PL/SQL
22 87 (8.12%) UNIX
23 83 (7.75%) SAP BW
24 81 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
25 79 (7.38%) Business Analysis
26 78 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 78 (7.28%) Data Analysis
27 76 (7.10%) Management Information System
28 75 (7.00%) Cognos
29 74 (6.91%) Oracle Database

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 54 (5.04%) SAS
2 42 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.77%) NetWeaver
4 17 (1.59%) WebLogic
5 14 (1.31%) IIS
6 12 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.75%) JBoss
8 8 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (0.65%) Documentum
10 6 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.47%) CMS
12 4 (0.37%) Apache
12 4 (0.37%) AquaLogic
13 3 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.28%) FileNet
13 3 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 136 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.67%) MS Office
3 29 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (1.68%) MS Project
7 6 (0.56%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.47%) SPSS
9 2 (0.19%) FastStats
10 1 (0.093%) Stata
10 1 (0.093%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (1.49%) SAP BPC
2 13 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (0.75%) CODA-Financials
4 8 (0.75%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.56%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.56%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.37%) IntelliMatch
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.37%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.37%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.37%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.28%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 3 (0.28%) Agresso
8 3 (0.28%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.40%) SaaS
2 6 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.37%) Taleo
4 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.093%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.87%) Internet
2 16 (1.49%) Intranet
3 13 (1.21%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (1.12%) 3G
4 12 (1.12%) 2G
5 10 (0.93%) LTE
5 10 (0.93%) SSL
6 9 (0.84%) DNS
6 9 (0.84%) LDAP
7 8 (0.75%) WAN
7 8 (0.75%) SAN
8 7 (0.65%) 4G
9 6 (0.56%) HTTP
10 5 (0.47%) SNMP
10 5 (0.47%) SMTP
10 5 (0.47%) GPRS
10 5 (0.47%) GSM
10 5 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.47%) UMTS
10 5 (0.47%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (29.60%) Data Warehouse
2 278 (25.96%) BusinessObjects
3 248 (23.16%) SQL Server
4 132 (12.32%) BusinessObjects XI
5 122 (11.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 104 (9.71%) Relational Database
7 91 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 83 (7.75%) SAP BW
9 78 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 74 (6.91%) Oracle Database
11 70 (6.54%) QlikView
12 65 (6.07%) Crystal Reports
13 62 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 54 (5.04%) MS Access
15 49 (4.58%) SAP Data Services
16 35 (3.27%) Data Mining
17 33 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
17 33 (3.08%) SAP HANA
17 33 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 32 (2.99%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 30 (2.80%) Toad
2 16 (1.49%) ERwin
3 12 (1.12%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.93%) LSMW
5 7 (0.65%) JIRA
6 6 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.28%) JDeveloper
9 3 (0.28%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (0.28%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.28%) NUnit
9 3 (0.28%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.19%) RIATest
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.19%) Subversion
11 1 (0.093%) JMeter
11 1 (0.093%) SoapUI
General
1 325 (30.35%) Finance
2 154 (14.38%) Banking
3 58 (5.42%) Retail
4 56 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 51 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.52%) Marketing
7 24 (2.24%) Legal
8 18 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.12%) Publishing
9 12 (1.12%) Retail Banking
10 11 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.93%) Front Office
11 10 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.93%) Local Government
12 8 (0.75%) Billing
13 5 (0.47%) Military
13 5 (0.47%) Back Office
14 3 (0.28%) Games
15 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 362 (33.80%) Developer
2 292 (27.26%) Analyst
3 141 (13.17%) Business Developer
4 137 (12.79%) Business Objects Developer
5 124 (11.58%) Consultant
6 97 (9.06%) Business Analyst
7 76 (7.10%) Data Analyst
8 72 (6.72%) SAP Consultant
9 63 (5.88%) Architect
10 50 (4.67%) Business Objects Consultant
11 45 (4.20%) Business Consultant
11 45 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 34 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 34 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
13 31 (2.89%) ETL Developer
13 31 (2.89%) MI Analyst
14 29 (2.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 28 (2.61%) SQL Developer
16 25 (2.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 25 (2.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (6.82%) .NET
2 46 (4.30%) XML
3 32 (2.99%) HTML
4 29 (2.71%) MDX
5 23 (2.15%) Web Services
6 22 (2.05%) Middleware
7 18 (1.68%) ASP.NET
8 10 (0.93%) SAP XI
9 9 (0.84%) CSS
10 7 (0.65%) Java EE
11 6 (0.56%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.47%) JSON
12 5 (0.47%) jQuery
12 5 (0.47%) WCF
12 5 (0.47%) XSLT
12 5 (0.47%) JMS
12 5 (0.47%) SAP Basis
13 4 (0.37%) Ajax
13 4 (0.37%) XHTML
13 4 (0.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 144 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (7.10%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.36%) Data Structures
4 34 (3.17%) NHS
5 27 (2.52%) Data Integration
6 21 (1.96%) Credit Risk
7 17 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.40%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.12%) Data Extraction
10 7 (0.65%) Visualisation
10 7 (0.65%) Data Conversion
10 7 (0.65%) CMDB
10 7 (0.65%) HACMP
11 6 (0.56%) Economics
11 6 (0.56%) Statistics
11 6 (0.56%) FMCG
11 6 (0.56%) Open Source
11 6 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.47%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 87 (8.12%) UNIX
2 66 (6.16%) Windows
3 57 (5.32%) Linux
4 22 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.93%) AIX
8 7 (0.65%) HPUX
8 7 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.56%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.37%) Solaris
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.093%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (37.82%) Business Intelligence
2 226 (21.10%) ETL
3 142 (13.26%) Data Modelling
4 94 (8.78%) Migration
5 81 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (7.38%) Business Analysis
7 78 (7.28%) Data Analysis
8 66 (6.16%) Performance Tuning
9 65 (6.07%) Data Management
10 61 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (5.51%) Project Management
12 54 (5.04%) Analytics
13 44 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 39 (3.64%) Data Migration
15 37 (3.45%) CRM
16 35 (3.27%) Requirements Analysis
17 34 (3.17%) Workflow
18 33 (3.08%) Kimball Methodology
19 31 (2.89%) ERP
20 29 (2.71%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 489 (45.66%) SQL
2 89 (8.31%) PL/SQL
3 69 (6.44%) Java
4 48 (4.48%) T-SQL
5 44 (4.11%) VBA
6 38 (3.55%) C#
7 35 (3.27%) ABAP
8 30 (2.80%) JavaScript
9 28 (2.61%) VB
10 24 (2.24%) Perl
11 17 (1.59%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.40%) VBScript
13 12 (1.12%) C
14 11 (1.03%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.93%) VB6
16 7 (0.65%) C++
16 7 (0.65%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.47%) Python
18 4 (0.37%) PHP
18 4 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 73 (6.82%) Degree
2 32 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.93%) ISEB
5 8 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.47%) SAP Certification
6 5 (0.47%) ACCA
6 5 (0.47%) CIMA
7 4 (0.37%) MBA
7 4 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.37%) HND
8 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.28%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.28%) AAT
8 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.19%) PMP
9 2 (0.19%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.73%) QA
2 28 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.75%) SLA
4 6 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.28%) Basel II
6 3 (0.28%) Basel III
6 3 (0.28%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.19%) P3O
7 2 (0.19%) GxP
8 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.093%) COBIT
8 1 (0.093%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.093%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 23 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.21%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.56%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.19%) HDFS
6 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.093%) IAG
7 1 (0.093%) Xen
7 1 (0.093%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.093%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (0.65%) AppDNA
2 4 (0.37%) OpenView
2 4 (0.37%) Control-M
2 4 (0.37%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.28%) Netcool
3 3 (0.28%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.19%) SCOM
5 1 (0.093%) Nagios
5 1 (0.093%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.093%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 337 (31.47%) Oracle
2 263 (24.56%) SAP
3 139 (12.98%) Microsoft
4 97 (9.06%) Informatica
5 75 (7.00%) Cognos
6 51 (4.76%) Tableau
7 37 (3.45%) IBM
7 37 (3.45%) Teradata
8 36 (3.36%) Sybase
9 23 (2.15%) VMware
10 18 (1.68%) HP
11 15 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
12 13 (1.21%) Citrix
13 12 (1.12%) TIBCO
13 12 (1.12%) Greenplum
14 11 (1.03%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.93%) Remedy
15 10 (0.93%) Google
15 10 (0.93%) Northgate
15 10 (0.93%) Siebel
West London
London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
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South East
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EDT Global
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £199 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: To £400 a day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £325 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leek, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
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South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £450 per day + competitive
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