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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 463 384 410
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +26
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 137 192 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.27% 1.75% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 99 70
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £323 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £416 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.20% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £41.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -54.72%
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
10778 10946 10822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.29% 22.81% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7113 6898 6426
Average daily rate £400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 213 286
Average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.80 £47.05 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -26 75 £450 +5.88% 19
South East -48 23 £396 +5.60% 16
East of England -6 13 £383 -4.37% 4
West Midlands -8 9 £375 -15.73% 7
South West -37 6 £400 -9.09% 4
North West -21 4 £450 +5.88% 8
East Midlands -8 2 £325 -18.75% 4
North East -40 1 £550 -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
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BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 278 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 263 (94.60%) SAP
3 113 (40.65%) Business Intelligence
4 83 (29.86%) SAP BW
5 76 (27.34%) Finance
6 59 (21.22%) Oracle
7 56 (20.14%) SQL
8 54 (19.42%) ETL
9 53 (19.06%) Analytical Skills
10 50 (17.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 42 (15.11%) Migration
12 41 (14.75%) SQL Server
13 39 (14.03%) Data Modelling
14 37 (13.31%) SAP Data Services
15 35 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
15 35 (12.59%) ABAP
15 35 (12.59%) Microsoft
16 33 (11.87%) SAP HANA
17 31 (11.15%) SAP BI
18 27 (9.71%) MS Excel
18 27 (9.71%) ERP
18 27 (9.71%) BusinessObjects XI
19 23 (8.27%) Performance Tuning
19 23 (8.27%) Crystal Reports
20 22 (7.91%) IBM
20 22 (7.91%) Data Migration
21 21 (7.55%) Degree
21 21 (7.55%) Windows
22 19 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
22 19 (6.83%) Agile Software Development

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (6.83%) NetWeaver
2 8 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.16%) SAS
4 5 (1.80%) CMS
5 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.72%) IIS
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) Documentum
7 1 (0.36%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 27 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.96%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (3.60%) MS Office
4 9 (3.24%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.80%) MS Project
6 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (5.76%) SAP BPC
2 7 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.16%) SAP SRM
3 6 (2.16%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.44%) SAP HR
4 4 (1.44%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.08%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.08%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (1.08%) Maximo
5 3 (1.08%) SAP ECC
6 2 (0.72%) Agresso
6 2 (0.72%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.36%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.36%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.52%) WAN
2 6 (2.16%) SAN
3 5 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.44%) Internet
5 2 (0.72%) DNS
5 2 (0.72%) LDAP
6 1 (0.36%) LAN
6 1 (0.36%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (29.86%) SAP BW
2 50 (17.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 41 (14.75%) SQL Server
4 37 (13.31%) SAP Data Services
5 35 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (11.87%) SAP HANA
7 31 (11.15%) SAP BI
8 27 (9.71%) BusinessObjects XI
9 23 (8.27%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (5.40%) MS Access
11 11 (3.96%) OLAP
11 11 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (3.60%) QlikView
12 10 (3.60%) Oracle Database
13 9 (3.24%) Relational Database
13 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (2.88%) BODI
14 8 (2.88%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (3.60%) LSMW
2 3 (1.08%) Toad
3 2 (0.72%) ERwin
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 76 (27.34%) Finance
2 17 (6.12%) Retail
3 10 (3.60%) Banking
4 9 (3.24%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.52%) Legal
6 7 (2.52%) Marketing
7 6 (2.16%) Billing
7 6 (2.16%) Publishing
8 5 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.72%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 84 (30.22%) Consultant
2 72 (25.90%) SAP Consultant
3 56 (20.14%) Developer
4 53 (19.06%) Analyst
5 34 (12.23%) Business Objects Consultant
6 27 (9.71%) Business Consultant
6 27 (9.71%) Business Objects Developer
7 23 (8.27%) Business Developer
8 21 (7.55%) Business Analyst
8 21 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 19 (6.83%) SAP Business Consultant
10 18 (6.47%) SAP BI Consultant
11 17 (6.12%) SAP Developer
12 16 (5.76%) Architect
13 15 (5.40%) Data Consultant
14 12 (4.32%) MI Analyst
14 12 (4.32%) SAP Data Consultant
15 9 (3.24%) SAP Architect
15 9 (3.24%) SAP HANA Consultant
15 9 (3.24%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.68%) XML
2 10 (3.60%) SAP XI
3 5 (1.80%) SAP Basis
3 5 (1.80%) .NET
4 3 (1.08%) HTML
4 3 (1.08%) Web Services
4 3 (1.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.08%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.72%) MDX
5 2 (0.72%) SAP ALE
5 2 (0.72%) SAP MI
5 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.72%) SOAP
5 2 (0.72%) Middleware
5 2 (0.72%) REST
6 1 (0.36%) BAPI
6 1 (0.36%) SAML
6 1 (0.36%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.06%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.68%) Data Integration
3 13 (4.68%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.16%) HACMP
5 5 (1.80%) FMCG
5 5 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.44%) Data Conversion
6 4 (1.44%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.08%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.08%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.72%) Open Source
8 2 (0.72%) Replication
8 2 (0.72%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.36%) Economics
9 1 (0.36%) Statistics
9 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.55%) Windows
2 11 (3.96%) Linux
3 10 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.24%) UNIX
5 7 (2.52%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.52%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.16%) AIX
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (40.65%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (19.42%) ETL
3 42 (15.11%) Migration
4 39 (14.03%) Data Modelling
5 27 (9.71%) ERP
6 23 (8.27%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (7.91%) Data Migration
8 19 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (5.76%) Project Management
10 12 (4.32%) Business Analysis
11 11 (3.96%) Data Management
11 11 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (3.60%) Test Scripting
12 10 (3.60%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (3.60%) Release Management
12 10 (3.60%) Data Governance
13 9 (3.24%) CRM
14 8 (2.88%) Change Management
14 8 (2.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.14%) SQL
2 35 (12.59%) ABAP
3 11 (3.96%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.60%) Java
5 7 (2.52%) VBScript
5 7 (2.52%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.52%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.16%) VB
7 4 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.72%) C#
9 1 (0.36%) C
9 1 (0.36%) VBA
9 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (7.55%) Degree
2 9 (3.24%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.80%) SAP Certification
4 4 (1.44%) ISEB
4 4 (1.44%) MBA
5 2 (0.72%) PMP
5 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.32%) QA
2 7 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (4.68%) VMware ESX
1 13 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.16%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (2.52%) AppDNA
2 3 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 278 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 263 (94.60%) SAP
3 59 (21.22%) Oracle
4 35 (12.59%) Microsoft
5 22 (7.91%) IBM
6 18 (6.47%) Cognos
7 16 (5.76%) Informatica
8 13 (4.68%) VMware
8 13 (4.68%) Teradata
9 8 (2.88%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (2.52%) Citrix
11 6 (2.16%) EMC
11 6 (2.16%) Tableau
12 5 (1.80%) Remedy
12 5 (1.80%) NetApp
12 5 (1.80%) Ariba
13 4 (1.44%) Sybase
14 3 (1.08%) Siebel
14 3 (1.08%) Primavera
15 2 (0.72%) JDA
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