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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 57 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 16 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.00% 1.39% 3.58%
As % of the Vendors category 4.13% 3.21% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 14
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £335 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.03 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+71.57% -41.66%
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Scotland

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
387 280 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.38% 43.34% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 143 183
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 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 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (52.00%) QlikView
4 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (44.00%) SQL
6 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (32.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (24.00%) ETL
10 5 (20.00%) VBA
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (16.00%) Cognos
11 4 (16.00%) Tableau
12 3 (12.00%) Banking
12 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
13 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 2 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
13 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (8.00%) Informatica
13 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (8.00%) Oracle
13 2 (8.00%) CRM
13 2 (8.00%) VB
13 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
13 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
13 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
14 1 (4.00%) Analytics

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (52.00%) QlikView
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.00%) MS Access
7 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.00%) Spotfire
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) Xcelsius
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Data Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) MI Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Report Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Business Consultant
8 2 (8.00%) Business Objects Consultant
8 2 (8.00%) Consultant
8 2 (8.00%) Designer
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Change Manager
9 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) Incident Manager
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Flash
1 1 (4.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (32.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) VBA
3 2 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Cognos
2 4 (16.00%) Tableau
3 2 (8.00%) Informatica
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce