The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Glasgow region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 61 72 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 6 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.85% 0.55% 2.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.93% 1.12% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate £400 £296 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.02% -25.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £263 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £351 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £24.75 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -30.03%
Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
311 446 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.24% 48.85% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 229 157
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% -43.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.53 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Business Objects
Scotland

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
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 16 April 2014, 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 17 (62.96%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) VBA
4 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
4 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) ETL
5 5 (18.52%) MS Office
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (14.81%) Business Development
6 4 (14.81%) Banking
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
7 3 (11.11%) Wealth Management
7 3 (11.11%) QlikView
7 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (11.11%) VB
7 3 (11.11%) SAS
7 3 (11.11%) CRM
8 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (7.41%) UNIX

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.11%) QlikView
2 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (7.41%) BODI
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Data Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) MI Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Report Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Data Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Information Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) ETL
4 4 (14.81%) Business Development
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) Wealth Management
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) VBA
3 3 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP