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 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 25 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 Lancashire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 41 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.98% 0.37% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 4.29% 0.83% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 - £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -15.85%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
210 120 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.26% 44.94% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 49 107
Average daily rate £338 £310 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 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
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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
Preston - 3 £295 -
Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (42.11%) Informatica
4 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (36.84%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (36.84%) SAP
5 7 (36.84%) ERwin
5 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) CA
6 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
6 6 (31.58%) ETL
7 5 (26.32%) IBM
7 5 (26.32%) ERP
7 5 (26.32%) DSDM
7 5 (26.32%) Cognos
7 5 (26.32%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) Data Integration
8 4 (21.05%) IronPort
8 4 (21.05%) Wiki
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (21.05%) QlikView
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (21.05%) Open Text
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (36.84%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (36.84%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (21.05%) QlikView
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) ERwin
General
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modeller
4 3 (15.79%) TM1 Developer
4 3 (15.79%) TM1 Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Modeller
6 1 (5.26%) Business Objects Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
1 4 (21.05%) Wiki
1 4 (21.05%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
2 6 (31.58%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) DSDM
3 5 (26.32%) ERP
4 4 (21.05%) EAI
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) SELCOPY
4 1 (5.26%) REXX
4 1 (5.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Informatica
3 7 (36.84%) SAP
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) CA
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 5 (26.32%) Cognos
6 4 (21.05%) Siebel
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) Open Text
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) IronPort