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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 59 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 5 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.67% 2.30% 3.07%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 4.43% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 12
Average daily rate
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£360 £275 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -32.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £420 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £356
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.62%
Business Objects
East of England

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
421 361 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 56.66% 51.94% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 156 133
Average daily rate £370 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 16
Average hourly rate £14.85 £22.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% +31.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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
Watford +1 2 £360 +4.34%
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 - -
Business Objects
East of England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (54.55%) Migration
1 6 (54.55%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Data Conversion
3 2 (18.18%) QlikView
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
4 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
4 1 (9.09%) SAP BI

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (18.18%) QlikView
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
3 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Data Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Development Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Conversion
1 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
1 6 (54.55%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle