The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank - 34 49
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 0 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 3.34% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category - 6.51% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 5
Average daily rate
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- £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.00%
Business Objects
South West

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

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
159 169 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.42% 51.37% 54.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 87 119
Average daily rate £394 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -62.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £13.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 7
Business Objects
South West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) Banking
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle
4 12 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (47.83%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (34.78%) UNIX
6 8 (34.78%) Retail
6 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
7 7 (30.43%) Toad
7 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
8 6 (26.09%) VBA
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects XI
9 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
10 4 (17.39%) ETL
10 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
11 3 (13.04%) Project Management
11 3 (13.04%) MS Office
12 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
12 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
12 2 (8.70%) SAS
12 2 (8.70%) Teradata
12 2 (8.70%) Web Development
13 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
13 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
13 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
13 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (8.70%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) Base SAS
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Toad
General
1 15 (65.22%) Banking
2 8 (34.78%) Retail
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Business Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Business Objects Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Excel Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Database Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) SAS BI Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
3 6 (26.09%) VBA
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.35%) Basel II
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Teradata