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 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 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 Leicestershire 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 39 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.33% 1.62% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 4.17% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -15.85%
Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
127 96 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 42.19% 38.87% 51.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 38
Average daily rate £350 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% +10.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £508 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.69 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £39.00
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 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 25 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) MOLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Genesys
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) MOLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Genesys
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com