The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 19 September 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 438 400 416
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +16
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 143 169 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.33% 1.55% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 90 67
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£450 £421 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% -3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £41.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10768 10900 11120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.61% 22.60% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6898 6918 6448
Average daily rate £400 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 187 301
Average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £32.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £16.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in England

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessObjects across the England region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in England

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in England

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the England region.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in England

BusinessObjects
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 BusinessObjects within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +29 86 £475 +11.76% 28
South East -16 21 £408 +1.87% 10
East of England -14 9 £274 -35.58% 4
North West -7 7 £450 +12.50% 11
West Midlands -19 6 £350 -17.64% 8
South West -43 5 £300 -32.58% 2
North East -31 2 £500 -9.09% 1
East Midlands -10 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 265 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 253 (95.47%) SAP
3 106 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 78 (29.43%) SAP BW
5 68 (25.66%) Finance
6 64 (24.15%) Oracle
7 52 (19.62%) SQL
7 52 (19.62%) ETL
8 43 (16.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 42 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (14.72%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (14.34%) SQL Server
12 37 (13.96%) SAP Data Services
13 35 (13.21%) Migration
14 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
15 31 (11.70%) Data Modelling
15 31 (11.70%) SAP BI
16 29 (10.94%) SAP HANA
17 28 (10.57%) ERP
18 27 (10.19%) ABAP
19 24 (9.06%) Performance Tuning
20 23 (8.68%) Cognos
21 22 (8.30%) MS Excel
22 21 (7.92%) IBM
22 21 (7.92%) Data Migration
23 20 (7.55%) BusinessObjects XI
23 20 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
24 17 (6.42%) SAP BPC
25 16 (6.04%) Informatica
25 16 (6.04%) Windows

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.53%) NetWeaver
2 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.13%) SAS
3 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.75%) IIS
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.38%) Documentum
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.53%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.26%) MS Project
4 6 (2.26%) MS Office
5 4 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (6.42%) SAP BPC
2 7 (2.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.26%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.89%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (1.51%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.51%) Maximo
5 4 (1.51%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.13%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.13%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.75%) Agresso
7 2 (0.75%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.38%) SAP ECC
8 1 (0.38%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.38%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.38%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.38%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.51%) Internet
2 4 (1.51%) WAN
3 3 (1.13%) LDAP
3 3 (1.13%) SAN
4 1 (0.38%) WAAS
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (29.43%) SAP BW
2 43 (16.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 39 (14.72%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (14.34%) SQL Server
5 37 (13.96%) SAP Data Services
6 31 (11.70%) SAP BI
7 29 (10.94%) SAP HANA
8 20 (7.55%) BusinessObjects XI
9 15 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (4.91%) MS Access
11 12 (4.53%) QlikView
12 11 (4.15%) OLAP
13 9 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (3.02%) Data Mining
14 8 (3.02%) BODI
14 8 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (2.64%) Oracle Database
15 7 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (4.15%) LSMW
2 3 (1.13%) Toad
3 2 (0.75%) ERwin
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.38%) TestDirector
General
1 68 (25.66%) Finance
2 16 (6.04%) Retail
3 14 (5.28%) Banking
4 8 (3.02%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.64%) Legal
5 7 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.26%) Publishing
6 6 (2.26%) Billing
7 3 (1.13%) Marketing
8 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.75%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 87 (32.83%) Consultant
2 75 (28.30%) SAP Consultant
3 50 (18.87%) Developer
4 45 (16.98%) Analyst
5 35 (13.21%) Business Objects Consultant
6 27 (10.19%) Business Consultant
7 24 (9.06%) Business Objects Developer
8 22 (8.30%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 21 (7.92%) Architect
10 20 (7.55%) SAP Business Consultant
10 20 (7.55%) Business Developer
11 18 (6.79%) Business Analyst
12 17 (6.42%) SAP BI Consultant
13 16 (6.04%) Data Consultant
14 15 (5.66%) SAP Developer
15 14 (5.28%) SAP Data Consultant
16 13 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
17 11 (4.15%) Analyst Developer
18 10 (3.77%) MI Analyst
19 9 (3.40%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.02%) XML
2 7 (2.64%) SAP XI
3 5 (1.89%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.13%) .NET
5 2 (0.75%) Middleware
5 2 (0.75%) SOAP
5 2 (0.75%) MDX
5 2 (0.75%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.75%) REST
6 1 (0.38%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.38%) BAPI
6 1 (0.38%) Web Services
6 1 (0.38%) HTML
6 1 (0.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.91%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.53%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.51%) Data Conversion
4 4 (1.51%) FMCG
5 3 (1.13%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.13%) AS400
5 3 (1.13%) HACMP
6 2 (0.75%) Replication
6 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.75%) Open Source
6 2 (0.75%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.38%) Social Network
7 1 (0.38%) Informatics
7 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.04%) Windows
2 9 (3.40%) UNIX
3 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (3.02%) Linux
3 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.64%) Windows 8
4 7 (2.64%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.13%) AIX
6 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (19.62%) ETL
3 35 (13.21%) Migration
4 31 (11.70%) Data Modelling
5 28 (10.57%) ERP
6 24 (9.06%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (7.92%) Data Migration
8 20 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (5.66%) Project Management
10 14 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.40%) Test Scripting
11 9 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.40%) Business Analysis
12 8 (3.02%) Scrum
12 8 (3.02%) Data Analysis
12 8 (3.02%) Data Management
12 8 (3.02%) Dimensional Modelling
12 8 (3.02%) Release Management
12 8 (3.02%) Data Governance
13 7 (2.64%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.62%) SQL
2 27 (10.19%) ABAP
3 8 (3.02%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.64%) VBScript
4 7 (2.64%) Java
4 7 (2.64%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.89%) VB
6 4 (1.51%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.38%) C
7 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (5.28%) Degree
2 11 (4.15%) SC Cleared
2 11 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.89%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.38%) HND
4 1 (0.38%) PMP
4 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.64%) Data Quality
1 7 (2.64%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) COBIT
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (3.77%) VMware ESX
1 10 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.13%) PowerHA
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (2.64%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 265 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 253 (95.47%) SAP
3 64 (24.15%) Oracle
4 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
5 23 (8.68%) Cognos
6 21 (7.92%) IBM
7 16 (6.04%) Informatica
8 13 (4.91%) Teradata
9 10 (3.77%) VMware
10 8 (3.02%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (2.64%) Citrix
12 6 (2.26%) Tableau
13 5 (1.89%) Remedy
14 4 (1.51%) Sybase
15 3 (1.13%) Siebel
15 3 (1.13%) Primavera
15 3 (1.13%) NetApp
15 3 (1.13%) JDA
15 3 (1.13%) EMC
16 2 (0.75%) Hyperion
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