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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 436 398 431
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +33
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 144 166 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.32% 1.52% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 94 64
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£450 £421 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £329 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
- -5.32%
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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UK

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
10925 10934 11236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.38% 22.38% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6888 6896 6609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 192 272
Average hourly rate £31.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £17.50 £15.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

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 2 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 2 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 +28 86 £450 +5.88% 25
South East -10 26 £415 +3.75% 7
North West -6 9 £450 +12.50% 14
East of England -21 5 £200 -51.51% 4
South West -34 4 £356 -20.83% 1
West Midlands -23 3 £319 -24.10% 8
East Midlands -9 2 £350 -10.25% 1
North East -18 2 £500 -9.09%
Yorkshire - - - - 3
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UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 262 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 242 (92.37%) SAP
3 106 (40.46%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (27.48%) SAP BW
5 68 (25.95%) Oracle
6 66 (25.19%) Finance
7 55 (20.99%) ETL
8 49 (18.70%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (18.70%) SQL
9 46 (17.56%) SQL Server
10 42 (16.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 37 (14.12%) Migration
12 35 (13.36%) SAP Data Services
13 32 (12.21%) Data Modelling
13 32 (12.21%) Microsoft
14 29 (11.07%) BusinessObjects XI
15 26 (9.92%) SAP HANA
15 26 (9.92%) ERP
15 26 (9.92%) SAP BI
16 24 (9.16%) ABAP
17 23 (8.78%) Cognos
17 23 (8.78%) Informatica
17 23 (8.78%) Performance Tuning
18 22 (8.40%) Data Migration
19 20 (7.63%) MS Excel
19 20 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 19 (7.25%) IBM
20 19 (7.25%) SAP BPC
21 16 (6.11%) Crystal Reports
21 16 (6.11%) QlikView

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 13 (4.96%) NetWeaver
2 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.15%) SAS
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.76%) IIS
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) Documentum
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.20%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.29%) MS Project
3 6 (2.29%) MS Office
4 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (7.25%) SAP BPC
2 6 (2.29%) SAP ERP
2 6 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.91%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (1.53%) Maximo
4 4 (1.53%) SAP HR
4 4 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (1.15%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.76%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.76%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.76%) Agresso
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.38%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.38%) SAP ECC
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.38%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.15%) Internet
2 3 (1.15%) LDAP
3 2 (0.76%) WAN
3 2 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (27.48%) SAP BW
2 49 (18.70%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (17.56%) SQL Server
4 42 (16.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 35 (13.36%) SAP Data Services
6 29 (11.07%) BusinessObjects XI
7 26 (9.92%) SAP HANA
7 26 (9.92%) SAP BI
8 20 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (6.11%) QlikView
9 16 (6.11%) Crystal Reports
9 16 (6.11%) Oracle Database
10 14 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (3.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (3.82%) OLAP
11 10 (3.82%) MS Access
12 9 (3.44%) PowerCenter
12 9 (3.44%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (3.82%) LSMW
2 3 (1.15%) Toad
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.76%) ERwin
4 1 (0.38%) TestDirector
General
1 66 (25.19%) Finance
2 12 (4.58%) Retail
3 11 (4.20%) Banking
4 7 (2.67%) Billing
4 7 (2.67%) Legal
4 7 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.29%) Publishing
6 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (31.68%) Consultant
2 71 (27.10%) SAP Consultant
3 47 (17.94%) Developer
4 40 (15.27%) Analyst
5 30 (11.45%) Business Objects Consultant
6 24 (9.16%) Business Objects Developer
6 24 (9.16%) Business Consultant
7 20 (7.63%) Business Developer
8 19 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 18 (6.87%) Architect
9 18 (6.87%) SAP Business Consultant
10 17 (6.49%) Data Consultant
11 15 (5.73%) SAP BI Consultant
12 14 (5.34%) SAP Data Consultant
12 14 (5.34%) SAP Developer
13 13 (4.96%) Business Analyst
13 13 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.82%) Analyst Developer
15 9 (3.44%) Business Manager
15 9 (3.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.34%) XML
2 10 (3.82%) SAP XI
3 5 (1.91%) MDX
4 4 (1.53%) .NET
5 3 (1.15%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.15%) HTML
6 2 (0.76%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.76%) REST
6 2 (0.76%) SOAP
6 2 (0.76%) Middleware
7 1 (0.38%) BAPI
7 1 (0.38%) SAML
7 1 (0.38%) Web Services
7 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.58%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.82%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.15%) Data Conversion
3 3 (1.15%) Data Extraction
3 3 (1.15%) AS400
4 2 (0.76%) Replication
4 2 (0.76%) HACMP
4 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.76%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.76%) FMCG
4 2 (0.76%) Open Source
4 2 (0.76%) SWIFT
4 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.38%) Social Network
5 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.38%) DTV
5 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.96%) Windows
2 8 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (2.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.67%) Windows 8
4 5 (1.91%) UNIX
4 5 (1.91%) Linux
5 2 (0.76%) AIX
6 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (40.46%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (20.99%) ETL
3 37 (14.12%) Migration
4 32 (12.21%) Data Modelling
5 26 (9.92%) ERP
6 23 (8.78%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (8.40%) Data Migration
8 15 (5.73%) Data Management
9 14 (5.34%) Project Management
10 10 (3.82%) Scrum
11 9 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (3.44%) Data Analysis
11 9 (3.44%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.44%) Data Cleansing
11 9 (3.44%) Master Data Management
12 8 (3.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (2.67%) Release Management
13 7 (2.67%) Test Scripting
13 7 (2.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.70%) SQL
2 24 (9.16%) ABAP
3 10 (3.82%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.67%) VBScript
4 7 (2.67%) Java
4 7 (2.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.91%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.53%) VB
7 2 (0.76%) VBA
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) VB6
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (4.96%) Degree
2 11 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.82%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.91%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PMP
5 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.38%) HND
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.58%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.15%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (3.44%) Active Directory
1 9 (3.44%) VMware ESX
1 9 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.76%) PowerHA
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (2.67%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 262 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 242 (92.37%) SAP
3 68 (25.95%) Oracle
4 32 (12.21%) Microsoft
5 23 (8.78%) Cognos
5 23 (8.78%) Informatica
6 19 (7.25%) IBM
7 11 (4.20%) Teradata
8 9 (3.44%) VMware
9 7 (2.67%) Citrix
9 7 (2.67%) Tableau
10 5 (1.91%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.53%) Sybase
12 3 (1.15%) Siebel
12 3 (1.15%) Primavera
12 3 (1.15%) Remedy
12 3 (1.15%) JDA
13 2 (0.76%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.76%) NetApp
13 2 (0.76%) SunGard
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