The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 82 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 4 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.33% 0.83% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 2.04% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.48 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+43.06% +4.32%
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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 Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
464 392 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.72% 40.45% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 226 206
Average daily rate £338 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 19
Average hourly rate £14.87 £15.00 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £10.10 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.20 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Data Management
3 4 (66.67%) Data Mart
3 4 (66.67%) BODI
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) SQLPlus
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Korn
5 1 (16.67%) HPUX
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) Data Mart
3 4 (66.67%) BODI
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQLPlus
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica