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 30 January 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 425 382 362
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -20
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 133 162 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 1.66% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 90 76
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £388 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £411
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £57.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +155.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
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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
9739 9781 9167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.97% 22.24% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6432 6097 5685
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 192 210
Average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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
South East -2 42 £420 -8.69% 12
London -41 42 £450 - 29
East of England +5 13 £425 -5.55% 2
North West -11 13 £475 +11.76% 10
East Midlands +15 6 £538 +34.37% 4
West Midlands +6 6 £376 -16.38% 9
South West -17 4 £300 -14.28% 5
Midlands +5 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -9 1 £475 - 6
North East - - - -
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 275 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 266 (96.73%) SAP
3 109 (39.64%) Business Intelligence
4 102 (37.09%) SAP BW
5 83 (30.18%) Finance
6 75 (27.27%) SQL
7 59 (21.45%) Oracle
7 59 (21.45%) ETL
8 56 (20.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 49 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
10 47 (17.09%) SAP Data Services
11 44 (16.00%) SQL Server
12 41 (14.91%) Microsoft
12 41 (14.91%) MS Excel
13 40 (14.55%) ABAP
14 38 (13.82%) Migration
15 34 (12.36%) SAP HANA
16 33 (12.00%) SAP BI
17 32 (11.64%) NetWeaver
17 32 (11.64%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (11.64%) Data Modelling
18 30 (10.91%) ERP
19 26 (9.45%) SAP SRM
19 26 (9.45%) BusinessObjects XI
20 23 (8.36%) Data Migration
21 22 (8.00%) IBM
21 22 (8.00%) Windows
21 22 (8.00%) Degree
22 20 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
22 20 (7.27%) Change Management

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 32 (11.64%) NetWeaver
2 9 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.91%) CMS
3 8 (2.91%) SAS
4 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.36%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) SAP EP
Applications
1 41 (14.91%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.91%) MS Office
3 5 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.09%) MS Project
6 2 (0.73%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (9.45%) SAP SRM
2 15 (5.45%) SAP BPC
3 10 (3.64%) SAP ERP
4 6 (2.18%) SAP HR
5 5 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (1.82%) SAP CRM
6 4 (1.45%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.73%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.73%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.73%) SAP ECC
8 1 (0.36%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.36%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.36%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.36%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.36%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.45%) SaaS
2 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.64%) WAN
2 6 (2.18%) SAN
3 5 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.45%) DNS
4 4 (1.45%) LAN
5 3 (1.09%) Internet
5 3 (1.09%) Firewall
6 1 (0.36%) WAAS
6 1 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (37.09%) SAP BW
2 56 (20.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 47 (17.09%) SAP Data Services
4 44 (16.00%) SQL Server
5 34 (12.36%) SAP HANA
6 33 (12.00%) SAP BI
7 32 (11.64%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (9.45%) BusinessObjects XI
9 19 (6.91%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (5.09%) QlikView
12 13 (4.73%) Oracle Database
13 12 (4.36%) OLAP
13 12 (4.36%) MS Access
13 12 (4.36%) Relational Database
14 11 (4.00%) DB2
15 10 (3.64%) Oracle ODI
16 9 (3.27%) BODI
17 8 (2.91%) Sybase IQ
17 8 (2.91%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (1.82%) LSMW
2 3 (1.09%) Toad
3 2 (0.73%) ERwin
3 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.73%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 83 (30.18%) Finance
2 17 (6.18%) Retail
3 11 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (2.91%) Publishing
6 7 (2.55%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.18%) Banking
7 6 (2.18%) Marketing
8 5 (1.82%) Legal
9 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (23.64%) Analyst
2 64 (23.27%) Consultant
3 59 (21.45%) Developer
4 51 (18.55%) SAP Consultant
5 28 (10.18%) Architect
6 26 (9.45%) Business Developer
7 23 (8.36%) Business Objects Consultant
8 21 (7.64%) Business Analyst
9 19 (6.91%) Business Objects Developer
9 19 (6.91%) SAP Developer
10 18 (6.55%) Business Consultant
11 17 (6.18%) SAP Architect
12 13 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 13 (4.73%) Data Analyst
13 12 (4.36%) SAP BW Consultant
13 12 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 12 (4.36%) Project Manager
14 10 (3.64%) SAP BI Consultant
14 10 (3.64%) SAP Business Consultant
14 10 (3.64%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.73%) SAP XI
2 12 (4.36%) XML
3 7 (2.55%) SAP Basis
4 6 (2.18%) Middleware
5 4 (1.45%) .NET
5 4 (1.45%) Web Services
6 3 (1.09%) SAP PI
6 3 (1.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (1.09%) HTML
7 2 (0.73%) SAP MI
7 2 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.73%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.73%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.36%) HTML5
8 1 (0.36%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.36%) MDX
8 1 (0.36%) ODBC
8 1 (0.36%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.45%) Data Structures
3 12 (4.36%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.18%) HACMP
4 6 (2.18%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.09%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.09%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.09%) DataPower
6 3 (1.09%) FMCG
6 3 (1.09%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.09%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.09%) Life Science
6 3 (1.09%) AS400
6 3 (1.09%) Replication
7 2 (0.73%) Clustering
7 2 (0.73%) Statistics
7 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.00%) Windows
2 15 (5.45%) AIX
3 10 (3.64%) UNIX
4 9 (3.27%) Linux
5 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.73%) zOS
6 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (39.64%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (21.45%) ETL
3 38 (13.82%) Migration
4 32 (11.64%) Data Modelling
5 30 (10.91%) ERP
6 23 (8.36%) Data Migration
7 20 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (7.27%) Change Management
8 19 (6.91%) Project Management
9 17 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (6.18%) Procure-to-pay
10 16 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (5.82%) Data Governance
11 14 (5.09%) Analytics
12 12 (4.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.36%) Business Analysis
13 10 (3.64%) TOGAF
13 10 (3.64%) CRM
14 9 (3.27%) Test Scripting
14 9 (3.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 75 (27.27%) SQL
2 40 (14.55%) ABAP
3 16 (5.82%) T-SQL
4 13 (4.73%) Java
5 8 (2.91%) VB
6 6 (2.18%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.82%) VBA
8 2 (0.73%) C#
9 1 (0.36%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.36%) C
9 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.36%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (8.00%) Degree
2 13 (4.73%) MBA
3 5 (1.82%) ISEB
4 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.73%) PMP
5 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.36%) HNC
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.18%) QA
2 7 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.18%) VMware ESX
2 6 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.18%) PowerHA
3 4 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 275 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 266 (96.73%) SAP
3 59 (21.45%) Oracle
4 41 (14.91%) Microsoft
5 22 (8.00%) IBM
6 17 (6.18%) Informatica
7 16 (5.82%) Ariba
8 12 (4.36%) Teradata
8 12 (4.36%) VMware
8 12 (4.36%) Cognos
9 10 (3.64%) Sybase
10 8 (2.91%) MicroStrategy
10 8 (2.91%) HP
11 6 (2.18%) EMC
12 5 (1.82%) NetApp
13 4 (1.45%) Altiris
13 4 (1.45%) Hyperion
14 3 (1.09%) Tableau
14 3 (1.09%) Remedy
15 2 (0.73%) TIBCO
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