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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 57 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 6 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.95% 1.96% 1.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 3.64% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £260 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £345 £375
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%
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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
378 385 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 59.90% 53.77% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 171 141
Average daily rate £450 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +39.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.28 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Business Objects
East of England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (30.77%) System Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
4 4 (30.77%) Cognos
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (23.08%) ETL
5 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (15.38%) Informatica
6 2 (15.38%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (15.38%) DataStage
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) OLTP
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) XML

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (15.38%) DataStage
4 2 (15.38%) OLTP
4 2 (15.38%) MS Access
4 2 (15.38%) OLAP
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mart
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (15.38%) QlikView
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Objects Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Development Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
1 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) System Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Cognos
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Informatica
4 2 (15.38%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Teradata