The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAP Business Objects.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 48 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 19 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.23% 1.30% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 5.51% 2.86% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +35.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £380 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £420 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.88 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
345 280 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.49% 45.53% 48.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 132 216
Average daily rate £390 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 11
Average hourly rate £22.85 £15.50 £12.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.38% +28.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £17.27 £16.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Business Objects 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 Business Objects.

1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (44.83%) Finance
4 11 (37.93%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 11 (37.93%) SAP
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) ETL
6 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
8 7 (24.14%) ABAP
8 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (24.14%) SAP HANA
9 6 (20.69%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (20.69%) QlikView
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
10 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle
11 4 (13.79%) Java
11 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
11 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) SAP BW
11 4 (13.79%) NetWeaver
11 4 (13.79%) SAS
11 4 (13.79%) SAP Basis
11 4 (13.79%) Banking
11 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Business Objects 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 Business Objects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) SAS
1 4 (13.79%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
1 11 (37.93%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (24.14%) SAP HANA
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (20.69%) QlikView
5 6 (20.69%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (13.79%) SAP BW
7 3 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
8 2 (6.90%) SAP BI
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (6.90%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.45%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) SAP BW Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) SAP BI Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Business Objects Developer
7 1 (3.45%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Extraction
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (34.48%) ETL
3 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (6.90%) Data Transformation
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.45%) Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Validation
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) Data Validation
8 1 (3.45%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) ABAP
3 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) SAP
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) Tableau
4 3 (10.34%) Cognos
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) MicroStrategy