The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hertfordshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 50 37 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 12 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.79% 3.59% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 3.81% 6.83% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.63%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
315 322 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.94% 52.61% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 166 165
Average daily rate £350 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 18 38
Average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Business Objects
East of England

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Hertfordshire region.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hemel Hempstead -2 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City -7 1 £245 -19.67%
Letchworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Business Objects
East of England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) Oracle
3 16 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
6 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (28.13%) RDBMS
7 9 (28.13%) Analytics
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 8 (25.00%) Visualisation
8 8 (25.00%) Data Mart
8 8 (25.00%) Informatics
8 8 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
8 8 (25.00%) System Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 4 (12.50%) MS Access
10 4 (12.50%) GxP
10 4 (12.50%) ETL
10 4 (12.50%) MS Project
10 4 (12.50%) VBA
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) Essbase
10 4 (12.50%) TrackWise
11 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (9.38%) QMS
11 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) Retail
11 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (6.25%) Hyperion

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) TrackWise
2 1 (3.13%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
3 9 (28.13%) RDBMS
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (25.00%) Data Mart
4 8 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (12.50%) MS Access
5 4 (12.50%) Essbase
6 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Business Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Business Objects Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Coordinator
5 4 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (6.25%) Business Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Business Objects Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Essbase Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) MI Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Web Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 8 (25.00%) Informatics
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Analytics
3 8 (25.00%) System Testing
4 4 (12.50%) ETL
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) QMS
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Multivariate Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Data Entry
7 1 (3.13%) Online Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.13%) User Stories
7 1 (3.13%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (3.13%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) VBA
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) R
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) GxP
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Hyperion
2 2 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) SAP