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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius
Rank 574 552 534
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -18
Contract jobs citing Xcelsius 23 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.038% 0.054%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £505 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £478 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £536 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
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
11602 10691 10215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.45% 21.65% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7728 6727 6358
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 162 218
Average hourly rate £27.78 £28.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xcelsius across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Xcelsius Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -3 14 £338 -
Yorkshire -27 4 £350 -30.69%
London -4 2 £394 -25.88%
North West - 2 £375 -
South West -2 1 £325 -31.57%
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Xcelsius
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 26 (86.67%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (83.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 23 (76.67%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (63.33%) SAP
5 9 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
7 7 (23.33%) SAP BW
7 7 (23.33%) SAP BI
8 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
10 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (13.33%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (13.33%) Office Automation
10 4 (13.33%) Lumira
10 4 (13.33%) Inmon Methodology
10 4 (13.33%) LAN
10 4 (13.33%) WAN
10 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
10 4 (13.33%) Intranet
10 4 (13.33%) .NET
10 4 (13.33%) C#
10 4 (13.33%) C++

Xcelsius
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
1 4 (13.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (83.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 9 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (23.33%) SAP BW
4 7 (23.33%) SAP BI
5 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (13.33%) Lumira
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Designer
3 6 (20.00%) Business Objects Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Business Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) SAP Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Business Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Business Objects Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Designer
6 3 (10.00%) SAP BI Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Business Objects Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (13.33%) XML
1 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (10.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) MVC
4 4 (13.33%) Inmon Methodology
4 4 (13.33%) Information Management
4 4 (13.33%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (13.33%) Office Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) ITSM
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C#
1 4 (13.33%) C++
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) SAP
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos