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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 408 444 334
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -110
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 167 121 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.26% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 1.17% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 67 97
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£425 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £435 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BusinessObjects
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
10336 10354 9241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.26% 21.90% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6767 6539 5750
Average daily rate £410 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 168 195
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.41 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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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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 +4 56 £465 +3.33% 24
South East -33 38 £400 -11.11% 13
East of England +17 19 £425 -3.40% 1
South West +6 16 £350 +27.27% 8
North West -9 11 £475 +5.55% 8
West Midlands 0 9 £650 - 7
Yorkshire -10 7 £400 - 10
Midlands - 6 £175 - 1
East Midlands -8 1 £475 +18.75% 2
North East - - - - 1
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 298 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 285 (95.64%) SAP
3 127 (42.62%) Business Intelligence
4 105 (35.23%) SAP BW
5 80 (26.85%) SQL
6 75 (25.17%) Finance
7 64 (21.48%) Oracle
8 56 (18.79%) ETL
8 56 (18.79%) SAP Data Services
9 55 (18.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 44 (14.77%) SQL Server
11 43 (14.43%) Microsoft
12 42 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (13.76%) MS Excel
14 40 (13.42%) Data Warehouse
15 39 (13.09%) SAP BI
16 35 (11.74%) ABAP
16 35 (11.74%) Migration
16 35 (11.74%) BusinessObjects XI
17 29 (9.73%) Data Modelling
17 29 (9.73%) SAP SRM
18 27 (9.06%) Degree
19 26 (8.72%) SAP HANA
19 26 (8.72%) Crystal Reports
19 26 (8.72%) MS Office
20 25 (8.39%) NetWeaver
21 24 (8.05%) ERP
22 23 (7.72%) QlikView
23 22 (7.38%) Data Governance
24 21 (7.05%) Project Management

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (8.39%) NetWeaver
2 15 (5.03%) SAS
3 10 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.68%) CMS
5 7 (2.35%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.01%) WildFly
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.67%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.34%) Confluence
9 1 (0.34%) SAP EP
Applications
1 41 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.72%) MS Office
3 7 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) SPSS
5 2 (0.67%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (9.73%) SAP SRM
2 16 (5.37%) SAP BPC
3 12 (4.03%) SAP ERP
4 8 (2.68%) SAP HR
5 5 (1.68%) SAP CRM
5 5 (1.68%) ResourceLink
6 4 (1.34%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (1.01%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.67%) Maximo
8 2 (0.67%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.67%) SAP ECC
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Utilities
9 1 (0.34%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.34%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.34%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) WAN
2 3 (1.01%) DNS
2 3 (1.01%) SAN
2 3 (1.01%) LAN
2 3 (1.01%) Firewall
3 2 (0.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (35.23%) SAP BW
2 56 (18.79%) SAP Data Services
3 55 (18.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 44 (14.77%) SQL Server
5 40 (13.42%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (13.09%) SAP BI
7 35 (11.74%) BusinessObjects XI
8 26 (8.72%) SAP HANA
8 26 (8.72%) Crystal Reports
9 23 (7.72%) QlikView
10 19 (6.38%) BODI
11 16 (5.37%) Oracle Database
12 15 (5.03%) Relational Database
12 15 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (4.36%) Sybase IQ
14 11 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (3.69%) OLAP
15 10 (3.36%) DB2
15 10 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (3.02%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 7 (2.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.01%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.67%) ERwin
5 1 (0.34%) LSMW
5 1 (0.34%) JIRA
5 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.34%) Toad
5 1 (0.34%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 75 (25.17%) Finance
2 13 (4.36%) Retail
3 7 (2.35%) Marketing
3 7 (2.35%) Banking
3 7 (2.35%) Legal
4 6 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.34%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.34%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.01%) Advertising
6 3 (1.01%) Publishing
7 2 (0.67%) Back Office
7 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.67%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 64 (21.48%) Consultant
2 63 (21.14%) Analyst
3 61 (20.47%) Developer
4 51 (17.11%) SAP Consultant
5 38 (12.75%) Business Developer
6 33 (11.07%) Architect
7 32 (10.74%) Business Objects Developer
8 24 (8.05%) SAP Developer
9 17 (5.70%) Business Analyst
10 16 (5.37%) Business Objects Consultant
11 15 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 14 (4.70%) Business Consultant
12 14 (4.70%) Data Analyst
12 14 (4.70%) SAP BW Consultant
13 13 (4.36%) Project Manager
14 12 (4.03%) Technical Architect
14 12 (4.03%) SAP Manager
14 12 (4.03%) SAP Architect
15 10 (3.36%) SAP Business Consultant
16 9 (3.02%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.03%) SAP XI
2 14 (4.70%) Web Services
3 8 (2.68%) Middleware
4 7 (2.35%) XML
5 6 (2.01%) JMS
5 6 (2.01%) JSON
5 6 (2.01%) SAP PI
6 5 (1.68%) HTML
6 5 (1.68%) .NET
6 5 (1.68%) SAP ALE
7 4 (1.34%) BAPI
8 3 (1.01%) SAP Basis
8 3 (1.01%) Web Dynpro
8 3 (1.01%) SAP Smart Forms
8 3 (1.01%) Flash
8 3 (1.01%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (1.01%) HTML5
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.67%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.03%) Data Integration
4 10 (3.36%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.01%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (1.68%) NHS
6 5 (1.68%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.68%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.34%) Statistics
8 3 (1.01%) Clustering
8 3 (1.01%) Life Science
8 3 (1.01%) HACMP
8 3 (1.01%) Replication
8 3 (1.01%) DataPower
8 3 (1.01%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.67%) Social Media
9 2 (0.67%) FMCG
9 2 (0.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.03%) UNIX
2 14 (4.70%) Windows
3 12 (4.03%) AIX
3 12 (4.03%) Linux
4 6 (2.01%) Solaris
5 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (42.62%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (18.79%) ETL
3 35 (11.74%) Migration
4 29 (9.73%) Data Modelling
5 24 (8.05%) ERP
6 22 (7.38%) Data Governance
7 21 (7.05%) Project Management
8 20 (6.71%) Change Management
8 20 (6.71%) Data Migration
9 19 (6.38%) Procure-to-pay
10 18 (6.04%) Analytics
10 18 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (5.03%) Data Management
12 14 (4.70%) Data Analysis
13 13 (4.36%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (4.03%) PRINCE2
15 10 (3.36%) Validation
15 10 (3.36%) Business Analysis
16 9 (3.02%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 80 (26.85%) SQL
2 35 (11.74%) ABAP
3 20 (6.71%) Java
4 13 (4.36%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.02%) VBA
6 8 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.34%) VB
7 4 (1.34%) Python
7 4 (1.34%) SAPscript
8 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.01%) R
8 3 (1.01%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.01%) Ruby
9 2 (0.67%) Clojure
9 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.67%) C#
10 1 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.34%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 27 (9.06%) Degree
2 14 (4.70%) MBA
3 5 (1.68%) CIPD
3 5 (1.68%) ISEB
4 4 (1.34%) PMP
4 4 (1.34%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.34%) HNC
7 1 (0.34%) CIMA
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.36%) QA
2 8 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.67%) COREP
5 1 (0.34%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) CRD IV
System Software
1 5 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.01%) PowerHA
2 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.01%) Graphite
3 2 (0.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 298 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 285 (95.64%) SAP
3 64 (21.48%) Oracle
4 43 (14.43%) Microsoft
5 19 (6.38%) Ariba
6 15 (5.03%) Sybase
6 15 (5.03%) IBM
7 14 (4.70%) Informatica
8 9 (3.02%) VMware
9 8 (2.68%) HP
9 8 (2.68%) Cognos
10 7 (2.35%) Tableau
11 5 (1.68%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.01%) EMC
12 3 (1.01%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.01%) Altiris
13 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.67%) Splunk
13 2 (0.67%) Twitter
13 2 (0.67%) NetApp
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