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 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 50 28 47
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.98% 3.83% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 7.86% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Average daily rate
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£394 £401 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% +5.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £394
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%
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
192 140 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.57% 48.78% 53.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 66 108
Average daily rate £375 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.18% -61.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.75 £40.54
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 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 30 January 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 - - - - 2
Business Objects
South West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (83.87%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) Banking
3 16 (51.61%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (45.16%) Retail
5 13 (41.94%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (41.94%) Oracle
6 12 (38.71%) Finance
6 12 (38.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 12 (38.71%) Business Analysis
7 10 (32.26%) BusinessObjects XI
7 10 (32.26%) Toad
8 9 (29.03%) Retail Banking
9 8 (25.81%) UNIX
10 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
10 7 (22.58%) Teradata
11 6 (19.35%) VBA
12 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
13 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
13 4 (12.90%) MS Office
13 4 (12.90%) ETL
13 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.90%) Project Management
13 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
14 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
14 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
15 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
15 2 (6.45%) SAS
15 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.45%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (38.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 10 (32.26%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Toad
General
1 21 (67.74%) Banking
2 14 (45.16%) Retail
3 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 9 (29.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Business Objects Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Business Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Excel Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Teradata Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI Developer
8 1 (3.23%) SAS BI Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (38.71%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) ETL
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Web Development
5 2 (6.45%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (3.23%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.23%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
3 6 (19.35%) VBA
4 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) SAS Macro
5 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.23%) Basel II
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Teradata
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
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