The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank - 42 27
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.30% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.74% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.39%
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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 Leicestershire region.

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
113 135 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 39.24% 40.06% 49.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 64 37
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Access Developer
2 2 (33.33%) MI Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) MI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Cash Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft