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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 81 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 5 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 1.35% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 3.25% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -11.51%
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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
413 400 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.78% 41.41% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 230 186
Average daily rate £358 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £111.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (66.67%) Data Management
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Data Mart
2 4 (66.67%) BODI
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (66.67%) Data Mart
2 4 (66.67%) BODI
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
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%) Data Management
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
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