The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 59 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 4 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.61% 0.80% 2.07%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.62% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 14
Average daily rate
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£225 £280 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -11.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -11.51%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
372 308 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 56.97% 49.44% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 154 155
Average daily rate £450 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £181 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £22.20 £42.60
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 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
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 29 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
Stevenage - 2 - -
Watford - - - - 3
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Business Objects
East of England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (33.33%) SAP
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (33.33%) ETL
3 7 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (28.57%) Cognos
4 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 6 (28.57%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (23.81%) Data Quality
5 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
5 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
5 5 (23.81%) OLAP
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Data Mart
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (23.81%) MS Access
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) MySQL
5 5 (23.81%) DataStage
5 5 (23.81%) Informatica
5 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (23.81%) OLTP
5 5 (23.81%) RDBMS

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (28.57%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects XI
3 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (23.81%) OLAP
3 5 (23.81%) Data Mart
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (23.81%) MS Access
3 5 (23.81%) MySQL
3 5 (23.81%) DataStage
3 5 (23.81%) OLTP
3 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) QlikView
5 1 (4.76%) BODI
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Business Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Business Objects Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) MI Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Excel Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Information Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) System Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) Data Quality
2 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) SAP
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos
4 5 (23.81%) Informatica
5 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (19.05%) Teradata
6 3 (14.29%) Orchard