The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 40 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.72% 2.27% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 3.65% 7.14% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
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 £17.48 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.58% -12.62%
Business Objects
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
192 84 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 47.17% 31.82% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 32 65
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £400 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 15
Average hourly rate £23.56 £18.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.88% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.98 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £24.28 £29.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 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
Accrington - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 2
Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (77.78%) Data Structures
2 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
2 7 (77.78%) Informatica
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Solaris
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 7 (77.78%) SAS
2 7 (77.78%) Data Security
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) PaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (11.11%) Big Data
7 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
7 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (77.78%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Data Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Structures
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Solaris
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Data Security
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
1 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Informatica
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata