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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius
Rank 577 565 485
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -80
Contract jobs citing Xcelsius 6 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.020% 0.072%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.056% 0.093% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £243 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
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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
10767 10789 9491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.31% 21.88% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7081 6851 5918
Average daily rate £408 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 172 199
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 £15.54 £15.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.08 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

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 1 April 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 1 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
South East -19 2 £500 - 1
South West +1 1 £325 -23.52%
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - -
London - - - -
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Xcelsius
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 14 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (86.67%) Business Objects
3 11 (73.33%) SAP
3 11 (73.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 10 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) Degree
9 4 (26.67%) SAP HANA
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
9 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (20.00%) ABAP
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle
10 3 (20.00%) ETL
10 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
10 3 (20.00%) SAP BI
10 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (13.33%) QA
11 2 (13.33%) QlikView
11 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
11 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 2 (13.33%) HTML
11 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
12 1 (6.67%) VBA

Xcelsius
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 10 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (26.67%) SAP HANA
4 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (20.00%) SAP BI
6 2 (13.33%) QlikView
6 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (6.67%) Big Data
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Business Objects Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Business Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Designer
5 3 (20.00%) SAP Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Business Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Designer
7 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) SAP BI Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) RAD
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Information Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) ABAP
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Business Objects
2 11 (73.33%) SAP
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos
5 1 (6.67%) Tableau