The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 22 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.80% 6.40% 10.17%
As % of the Vendors category 7.02% 12.70% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.19% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -11.51%
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Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Vendors Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 63 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 39.86% 50.40% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 17
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £268 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
2 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
4 7 (38.89%) UNIX
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Retail
6 5 (27.78%) VBA
7 4 (22.22%) Toad
7 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
7 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) MS Office
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.11%) Project Management
9 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 2 (11.11%) ETL
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) Teradata
9 2 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
9 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) Base SAS
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Toad
General
1 10 (55.56%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Retail
4 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Database Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAS BI Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Excel Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
3 5 (27.78%) VBA
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Macro
5 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Teradata