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 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 420 457 319
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -138
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 163 126 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.25% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 1.12% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 71 104
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £486
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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
11013 11230 9356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.71% 21.92% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7246 7181 5828
Average daily rate £403 £398 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 179 190
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £16.50 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £55.00 £43.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 April 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 21 April 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 +9 63 £470 +4.44% 15
South East -8 31 £420 -4.54% 7
South West +12 18 £325 -45.83% 1
East of England +16 13 £400 -6.43%
West Midlands -3 12 £650 +20.37% 3
North West -11 10 £388 -15.06% 3
Yorkshire -10 6 £400 - 2
Midlands +4 4 £175 -58.33%
East Midlands -2 2 £413 - 1
North East - - - -
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UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 296 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 284 (95.95%) SAP
3 128 (43.24%) Business Intelligence
4 104 (35.14%) SAP BW
5 78 (26.35%) SQL
6 77 (26.01%) Finance
7 65 (21.96%) Oracle
8 55 (18.58%) SAP Data Services
9 54 (18.24%) ETL
10 52 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (17.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 45 (15.20%) Microsoft
11 45 (15.20%) SAP BI
12 43 (14.53%) SQL Server
13 40 (13.51%) MS Excel
14 33 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (10.47%) Data Modelling
16 30 (10.14%) ABAP
16 30 (10.14%) BusinessObjects XI
17 27 (9.12%) Degree
17 27 (9.12%) SAP SRM
17 27 (9.12%) Migration
18 26 (8.78%) MS Office
18 26 (8.78%) Project Management
18 26 (8.78%) SAP HANA
19 25 (8.45%) Analytics
20 24 (8.11%) QlikView
21 23 (7.77%) ERP
22 20 (6.76%) Change Management
22 20 (6.76%) UNIX

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 18 (6.08%) NetWeaver
2 14 (4.73%) SAS
3 7 (2.36%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.36%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.03%) WildFly
5 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.01%) CMS
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.68%) Confluence
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.34%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 40 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.78%) MS Office
3 7 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) SPSS
4 3 (1.01%) MS Project
5 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (9.12%) SAP SRM
2 17 (5.74%) SAP BPC
3 10 (3.38%) SAP ERP
4 8 (2.70%) SAP HR
5 5 (1.69%) ResourceLink
6 4 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (1.35%) SAP CRM
6 4 (1.35%) SAP MDM
7 3 (1.01%) Maximo
8 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.34%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.34%) SAP Retail
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 GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.01%) LAN
1 3 (1.01%) WAN
1 3 (1.01%) Firewall
2 2 (0.68%) DNS
2 2 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (35.14%) SAP BW
2 55 (18.58%) SAP Data Services
3 52 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (17.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 45 (15.20%) SAP BI
5 43 (14.53%) SQL Server
6 30 (10.14%) BusinessObjects XI
7 26 (8.78%) SAP HANA
8 24 (8.11%) QlikView
9 20 (6.76%) BODI
10 19 (6.42%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (4.73%) Oracle Database
13 13 (4.39%) Relational Database
13 13 (4.39%) Sybase IQ
14 12 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (4.05%) OLAP
15 11 (3.72%) DB2
16 10 (3.38%) RDBMS
16 10 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.03%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.68%) Toad
4 2 (0.68%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.68%) ERwin
4 2 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.34%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 77 (26.01%) Finance
2 14 (4.73%) Retail
3 8 (2.70%) Banking
4 7 (2.36%) Legal
5 5 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.69%) Marketing
6 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.01%) Advertising
6 3 (1.01%) Publishing
6 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
7 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 63 (21.28%) Developer
1 63 (21.28%) Analyst
2 60 (20.27%) Consultant
3 49 (16.55%) SAP Consultant
4 37 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 33 (11.15%) Architect
6 32 (10.81%) Business Objects Developer
7 25 (8.45%) SAP Developer
8 21 (7.09%) Business Analyst
9 19 (6.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 16 (5.41%) SAP BW Consultant
11 15 (5.07%) Project Manager
12 14 (4.73%) Business Objects Consultant
12 14 (4.73%) SAP Manager
13 13 (4.39%) Data Analyst
14 12 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (4.05%) Technical Architect
14 12 (4.05%) Business Consultant
15 11 (3.72%) SAP Architect
15 11 (3.72%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.05%) Web Services
1 12 (4.05%) SAP XI
2 8 (2.70%) Middleware
3 6 (2.03%) JSON
3 6 (2.03%) JMS
4 4 (1.35%) .NET
4 4 (1.35%) BAPI
4 4 (1.35%) SAP PI
5 3 (1.01%) HTML5
5 3 (1.01%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (1.01%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (1.01%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (1.01%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.01%) SAP ALE
5 3 (1.01%) HTML
5 3 (1.01%) Flash
6 2 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.68%) XML
7 1 (0.34%) ODBC
7 1 (0.34%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.07%) Data Integration
2 15 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.69%) Fat Client
4 5 (1.69%) NHS
4 5 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.35%) Statistics
5 4 (1.35%) Clustering
6 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.01%) Life Science
6 3 (1.01%) Replication
6 3 (1.01%) DataPower
6 3 (1.01%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.68%) Derivative
7 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.68%) Social Media
7 2 (0.68%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.68%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.76%) UNIX
2 11 (3.72%) Windows
3 10 (3.38%) Linux
4 9 (3.04%) AIX
5 6 (2.03%) Solaris
6 2 (0.68%) zOS
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (43.24%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (18.24%) ETL
3 31 (10.47%) Data Modelling
4 27 (9.12%) Migration
5 26 (8.78%) Project Management
6 25 (8.45%) Analytics
7 23 (7.77%) ERP
8 20 (6.76%) Change Management
8 20 (6.76%) Data Governance
9 18 (6.08%) Data Management
10 17 (5.74%) Data Analysis
10 17 (5.74%) Data Migration
10 17 (5.74%) Procure-to-pay
11 16 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (4.73%) PRINCE2
12 14 (4.73%) Information Management
13 13 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (3.38%) Validation
14 10 (3.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 78 (26.35%) SQL
2 30 (10.14%) ABAP
3 17 (5.74%) Java
4 12 (4.05%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.04%) VBA
5 9 (3.04%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.35%) Python
6 4 (1.35%) SAPscript
7 3 (1.01%) VB
7 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.01%) MATLAB
7 3 (1.01%) Ruby
7 3 (1.01%) R
8 2 (0.68%) Clojure
9 1 (0.34%) C
9 1 (0.34%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 27 (9.12%) Degree
2 12 (4.05%) MBA
3 5 (1.69%) CIPD
4 4 (1.35%) PMP
4 4 (1.35%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.68%) ISEB
6 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.34%) HNC
7 1 (0.34%) CIMA
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.36%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) COREP
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.01%) Graphite
3 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 296 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 284 (95.95%) SAP
3 65 (21.96%) Oracle
4 45 (15.20%) Microsoft
5 18 (6.08%) IBM
6 17 (5.74%) Ariba
7 15 (5.07%) Informatica
7 15 (5.07%) Sybase
7 15 (5.07%) Cognos
8 8 (2.70%) HP
9 7 (2.36%) Tableau
10 6 (2.03%) VMware
11 5 (1.69%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.01%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.68%) Siebel
13 2 (0.68%) SunGard
13 2 (0.68%) Altiris
13 2 (0.68%) Twitter
13 2 (0.68%) Splunk
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