The table below looks at the statistics for Xcelsius 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 Xcelsius over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius
Rank 564 552 535
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs citing Xcelsius 14 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.035% 0.074%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.16% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 28
Average daily rate
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£515 £408 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.38% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £391 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £493 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
10768 10900 11120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.61% 22.60% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6898 6918 6448
Average daily rate £400 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 187 301
Average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £32.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £16.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

Xcelsius
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xcelsius across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Xcelsius Jobs Demand Trend in England

Xcelsius
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xcelsius across the England region.

Xcelsius Daily Rate Trend in England

Xcelsius
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xcelsius across the England region.

Xcelsius Hourly Rate Trend in England

Xcelsius
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 Xcelsius within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +12 9 £525 +31.25% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £505 -
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Xcelsius
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Xcelsius 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 Xcelsius.

1 17 (73.91%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (65.22%) ETL
3 13 (56.52%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) Business Objects
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
6 10 (43.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 9 (39.13%) QlikView
8 8 (34.78%) Tableau
8 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
8 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
8 8 (34.78%) Banking
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (26.09%) VBA
9 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
9 6 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (21.74%) SAS
10 5 (21.74%) MS Access
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
11 4 (17.39%) SAP
11 4 (17.39%) OLAP
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle
11 4 (17.39%) Data Transformation
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (17.39%) Spotfire
12 3 (13.04%) Oracle OLAP

Xcelsius
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Xcelsius 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 Xcelsius. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP BPC
1 1 (4.35%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (43.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (39.13%) QlikView
5 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (21.74%) MS Access
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (17.39%) OLAP
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (17.39%) Spotfire
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (13.04%) Star Schema
9 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 8 (34.78%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (17.39%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Report Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SAS Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Business Objects Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) SAP XI
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (65.22%) ETL
3 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
3 6 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (17.39%) Data Transformation
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
7 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow Management
7 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) VBA
3 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) HNC
2 2 (8.70%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Business Objects
2 8 (34.78%) Tableau
3 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle