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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 453 352 397
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +45
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 136 215 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.46% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.29% 1.99% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 123 81
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
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
10555 10782 9985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.92% 22.83% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7135 6789 6222
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 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 248 248
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.46 £15.50 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 -53 53 £425 -5.55% 21
South East -21 42 £396 -7.90% 10
North West -11 10 £475 +11.76% 3
East of England -15 8 £450 - 1
East Midlands +6 7 £475 - 2
West Midlands -12 6 £413 -7.30% 1
South West -26 5 £350 -16.66% 3
Midlands -2 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 279 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 266 (95.34%) SAP
3 111 (39.78%) Business Intelligence
4 88 (31.54%) SAP BW
5 86 (30.82%) Finance
6 67 (24.01%) SQL
7 61 (21.86%) ETL
8 60 (21.51%) Oracle
9 55 (19.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 54 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
11 45 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 42 (15.05%) Microsoft
13 41 (14.70%) Migration
13 41 (14.70%) SAP Data Services
14 39 (13.98%) Data Modelling
15 35 (12.54%) ABAP
16 34 (12.19%) Data Warehouse
17 33 (11.83%) SAP BI
18 32 (11.47%) MS Excel
19 31 (11.11%) SAP HANA
20 27 (9.68%) BusinessObjects XI
21 26 (9.32%) ERP
22 24 (8.60%) NetWeaver
22 24 (8.60%) Data Migration
23 22 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
23 22 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
23 22 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
24 21 (7.53%) Project Management
25 20 (7.17%) Degree
26 19 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (8.60%) NetWeaver
2 8 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.51%) SAS
3 7 (2.51%) CMS
4 4 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.36%) SAP EP
Applications
1 32 (11.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.66%) MS Office
3 6 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.79%) MS Project
5 4 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.72%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (6.09%) SAP BPC
2 16 (5.73%) SAP SRM
3 8 (2.87%) SAP ERP
4 7 (2.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (2.15%) SAP HR
6 5 (1.79%) SAP FI
6 5 (1.79%) SAP CRM
7 3 (1.08%) SAP MM
7 3 (1.08%) SAP ECC
8 2 (0.72%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.72%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.72%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.72%) Maximo
9 1 (0.36%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.36%) SAP SEM
9 1 (0.36%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.36%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.51%) WAN
2 6 (2.15%) SAN
3 5 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.43%) DNS
5 3 (1.08%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) LDAP
6 1 (0.36%) LAN
6 1 (0.36%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (31.54%) SAP BW
2 55 (19.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 45 (16.13%) SQL Server
4 41 (14.70%) SAP Data Services
5 34 (12.19%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (11.83%) SAP BI
7 31 (11.11%) SAP HANA
8 27 (9.68%) BusinessObjects XI
9 22 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
10 17 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (6.09%) QlikView
11 13 (4.66%) MS Access
12 12 (4.30%) Relational Database
13 10 (3.58%) OLAP
14 9 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (3.23%) Oracle Database
15 8 (2.87%) Oracle ODI
16 7 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (2.51%) Data Mining
16 7 (2.51%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (2.87%) LSMW
2 3 (1.08%) Toad
3 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.72%) ERwin
3 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 86 (30.82%) Finance
2 18 (6.45%) Retail
3 11 (3.94%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.23%) Banking
5 8 (2.87%) Marketing
5 8 (2.87%) Legal
5 8 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.51%) Publishing
7 6 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 78 (27.96%) Consultant
2 65 (23.30%) SAP Consultant
3 60 (21.51%) Developer
3 60 (21.51%) Analyst
4 33 (11.83%) Business Objects Consultant
5 26 (9.32%) Business Developer
5 26 (9.32%) Business Consultant
6 24 (8.60%) Business Objects Developer
7 20 (7.17%) Business Analyst
8 18 (6.45%) SAP Business Consultant
9 17 (6.09%) SAP Developer
10 16 (5.73%) Architect
10 16 (5.73%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 13 (4.66%) SAP BI Consultant
11 13 (4.66%) Data Consultant
12 12 (4.30%) Data Analyst
12 12 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 12 (4.30%) Project Manager
13 11 (3.94%) SAP BW Consultant
14 10 (3.58%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.02%) XML
2 12 (4.30%) SAP XI
3 6 (2.15%) SAP Basis
3 6 (2.15%) .NET
4 4 (1.43%) Web Services
5 3 (1.08%) Middleware
5 3 (1.08%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.72%) REST
6 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.72%) SAP ALE
6 2 (0.72%) SAP MI
6 2 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.72%) SOAP
6 2 (0.72%) HTML
7 1 (0.36%) ODBC
7 1 (0.36%) BAPI
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.36%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.36%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.73%) Data Structures
3 11 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.58%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.15%) HACMP
6 5 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.43%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.43%) FMCG
8 3 (1.08%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.08%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.08%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.72%) Open Source
9 2 (0.72%) Life Science
9 2 (0.72%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.72%) Statistics
9 2 (0.72%) Clustering
10 1 (0.36%) DTV
10 1 (0.36%) NHS
10 1 (0.36%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.45%) Windows
2 9 (3.23%) Linux
3 8 (2.87%) UNIX
4 6 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.15%) AIX
5 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (39.78%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (21.86%) ETL
3 41 (14.70%) Migration
4 39 (13.98%) Data Modelling
5 26 (9.32%) ERP
6 24 (8.60%) Data Migration
7 22 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (7.53%) Project Management
9 19 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (5.02%) Data Governance
11 13 (4.66%) Business Analysis
11 13 (4.66%) Change Management
12 12 (4.30%) Scrum
12 12 (4.30%) CRM
13 11 (3.94%) Procure-to-pay
13 11 (3.94%) Analytics
14 10 (3.58%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (3.58%) Release Management
14 10 (3.58%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 67 (24.01%) SQL
2 35 (12.54%) ABAP
3 17 (6.09%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.58%) Java
5 8 (2.87%) VB
6 5 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.43%) VBA
8 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.72%) C
8 2 (0.72%) C#
8 2 (0.72%) VBScript
9 1 (0.36%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 20 (7.17%) Degree
2 7 (2.51%) MBA
3 4 (1.43%) ISEB
3 4 (1.43%) SAP Certification
4 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) PMP
5 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.36%) HNC
6 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.02%) QA
2 6 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.79%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (2.87%) VMware ESX
2 6 (2.15%) PowerHA
2 6 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.72%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 279 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 266 (95.34%) SAP
3 60 (21.51%) Oracle
4 42 (15.05%) Microsoft
5 18 (6.45%) Informatica
5 18 (6.45%) IBM
6 13 (4.66%) Cognos
6 13 (4.66%) Teradata
7 10 (3.58%) Ariba
8 9 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
9 8 (2.87%) VMware
10 7 (2.51%) Tableau
11 6 (2.15%) EMC
12 5 (1.79%) Hyperion
12 5 (1.79%) NetApp
13 4 (1.43%) Altiris
13 4 (1.43%) Siebel
14 3 (1.08%) Remedy
15 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
15 2 (0.72%) Citrix
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