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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 60 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 7 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.87% 1.87% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 3.97% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£323 £336 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.08% -25.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.22 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.48 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.58% -12.62%
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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
305 302 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.08% 47.04% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 136 210
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £250
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 9 10 11
Average hourly rate £13.30 £15.25 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.78% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £10.79 £9.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.97 £16.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 2 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 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) ETL
3 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (27.78%) QlikView
7 4 (22.22%) Tableau
7 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 4 (22.22%) Cognos
7 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (16.67%) SAP
8 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
9 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) QlikView
4 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
7 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.56%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Objects Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
1 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ETL
2 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (5.56%) Campaign Management
6 1 (5.56%) Campaign Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Metadata Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VBA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Tableau
2 4 (22.22%) Cognos
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Informatica
4 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy