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 21 October 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.

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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 52 53 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 16 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.10% 1.08% 4.57%
As % of the Vendors category 4.52% 2.53% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 14
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £250 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.05 £17.50 £26.21
% change year-on-year
+100.28% -33.23%
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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
354 277 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.46% 42.62% 43.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 141 176
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £9.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £19.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (55.56%) QlikView
4 14 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
8 8 (29.63%) ETL
9 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (22.22%) Cognos
9 6 (22.22%) VBA
9 6 (22.22%) Tableau
10 5 (18.52%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.11%) Banking
11 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
12 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
12 2 (7.41%) Oracle
12 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (7.41%) Informatica
12 2 (7.41%) MS Office
12 2 (7.41%) SAP
12 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
12 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (55.56%) QlikView
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (18.52%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (3.70%) Xcelsius
6 1 (3.70%) MS Access
6 1 (3.70%) Spotfire
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Data Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) MI Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Report Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Designer
7 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Business Objects Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Business Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Project Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Incident Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) MDX
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
1 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (29.63%) ETL
2 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Data Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Data Governance
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) VBA
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Cognos
2 6 (22.22%) Tableau
3 2 (7.41%) Informatica
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Perforce