The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 189 178 122
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -56
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 248 283 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.11% 1.17% 1.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 2.64% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 185 222
Average daily rate
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£425 £408 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +97.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £31.30
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -52.06%
Business Objects
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9954 10721 9907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.52% 44.41% 45.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6453 6981 6258
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 215 247
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in London

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in London

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in London

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in London

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
City of London -1 51 £475 +8.57% 12
Hammersmith - 3 £364 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 179 (42.93%) SQL
2 162 (38.85%) Business Intelligence
3 137 (32.85%) Oracle
4 132 (31.65%) Data Warehouse
5 129 (30.94%) Finance
6 110 (26.38%) ETL
7 104 (24.94%) BusinessObjects
8 94 (22.54%) SAP
9 93 (22.30%) SQL Server
10 67 (16.07%) Data Modelling
11 62 (14.87%) Banking
12 57 (13.67%) QlikView
13 54 (12.95%) UNIX
14 52 (12.47%) Tableau
15 51 (12.23%) PL/SQL
16 49 (11.75%) .NET
16 49 (11.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 47 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
19 44 (10.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 43 (10.31%) Data Analysis
20 43 (10.31%) Microsoft
21 42 (10.07%) Analytics
21 42 (10.07%) SAP Data Services
22 41 (9.83%) Project Management
23 40 (9.59%) BusinessObjects XI
24 35 (8.39%) Java
25 34 (8.15%) MS Excel
25 34 (8.15%) Cognos
25 34 (8.15%) Investment Banking

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 32 (7.67%) SAS
2 20 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.12%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.20%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.96%) Documentum
8 3 (0.72%) IIS
8 3 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.72%) Captiva
8 3 (0.72%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.48%) JBoss
9 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.24%) SAP EP
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 34 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (2.88%) MS Office
4 11 (2.64%) SPSS
5 7 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.48%) MS Project
7 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) FastStats
7 1 (0.24%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.16%) IntelliMatch
3 8 (1.92%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (1.92%) SiteCatalyst
4 7 (1.68%) WebTrends
5 5 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.20%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.96%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.96%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.96%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.96%) FLEXCUBE
6 4 (0.96%) SimCorp Dimension
7 3 (0.72%) Maximo
7 3 (0.72%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.72%) CODA-Financials
7 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.48%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.48%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.96%) SaaS
2 3 (0.72%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.24%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.20%) Internet
2 4 (0.96%) DNS
2 4 (0.96%) SAN
3 3 (0.72%) Intranet
3 3 (0.72%) LAN
3 3 (0.72%) WAN
3 3 (0.72%) NAS
4 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.48%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) VPN
5 1 (0.24%) LDAP
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (31.65%) Data Warehouse
2 104 (24.94%) BusinessObjects
3 93 (22.30%) SQL Server
4 57 (13.67%) QlikView
5 49 (11.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 44 (10.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (10.07%) SAP Data Services
8 40 (9.59%) BusinessObjects XI
9 31 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (6.95%) Oracle Database
10 29 (6.95%) Relational Database
11 25 (6.00%) SAP BW
12 24 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (5.04%) BODI
14 17 (4.08%) Hadoop
15 16 (3.84%) Big Data
16 15 (3.60%) RDBMS
17 14 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.44%) CA Gen
2 5 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.20%) Toad
3 4 (0.96%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.72%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.48%) ERwin
5 2 (0.48%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.48%) Lombardi
5 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.24%) JIRA
6 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.24%) Introscope
6 1 (0.24%) Maven
6 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.24%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 129 (30.94%) Finance
2 62 (14.87%) Banking
3 34 (8.15%) Investment Banking
4 25 (6.00%) Retail
5 17 (4.08%) Marketing
6 12 (2.88%) Publishing
7 10 (2.40%) Back Office
8 5 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.72%) Legal
10 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.72%) Front Office
10 3 (0.72%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.48%) Games
11 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (35.73%) Developer
2 122 (29.26%) Analyst
3 63 (15.11%) Business Developer
4 52 (12.47%) Business Objects Developer
5 48 (11.51%) Business Analyst
6 42 (10.07%) Consultant
7 31 (7.43%) Architect
8 27 (6.47%) SAP Consultant
9 26 (6.24%) Data Analyst
10 23 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 22 (5.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 19 (4.56%) Oracle Developer
13 17 (4.08%) ETL Developer
14 16 (3.84%) Project Manager
15 14 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
16 11 (2.64%) Information Analyst
16 11 (2.64%) Business Objects Consultant
17 10 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
18 9 (2.16%) Data Architect
18 9 (2.16%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.75%) .NET
2 20 (4.80%) XML
3 16 (3.84%) J2EE
3 16 (3.84%) ASP.NET
4 15 (3.60%) HTML
5 9 (2.16%) Web Services
6 8 (1.92%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.72%) SAP XI
7 3 (0.72%) XSLT
7 3 (0.72%) SAX
7 3 (0.72%) Middleware
7 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.48%) D3.js
8 2 (0.48%) JMS
8 2 (0.48%) CSS
8 2 (0.48%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.48%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.48%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.91%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.28%) Data Integration
4 16 (3.84%) NHS
5 14 (3.36%) Derivative
6 11 (2.64%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.40%) Statistics
8 8 (1.92%) Equities
8 8 (1.92%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.92%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.44%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.20%) GIS
10 5 (1.20%) Clustering
11 4 (0.96%) Open Source
11 4 (0.96%) Social Media
11 4 (0.96%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.96%) FMCG
11 4 (0.96%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.95%) UNIX
2 17 (4.08%) Windows
3 13 (3.12%) Linux
4 6 (1.44%) Solaris
5 4 (0.96%) AIX
6 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.48%) zOS
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.24%) SUSE
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (38.85%) Business Intelligence
2 110 (26.38%) ETL
3 67 (16.07%) Data Modelling
4 45 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (10.31%) Data Analysis
6 42 (10.07%) Analytics
7 41 (9.83%) Project Management
8 33 (7.91%) Business Analysis
9 32 (7.67%) Migration
10 29 (6.95%) CRM
11 26 (6.24%) Data Management
12 25 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (5.28%) Configuration Management
14 21 (5.04%) Scrum
15 20 (4.80%) ITIL
16 17 (4.08%) OO
16 17 (4.08%) Validation
16 17 (4.08%) Kimball Methodology
17 16 (3.84%) Waterfall
18 15 (3.60%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (42.93%) SQL
2 51 (12.23%) PL/SQL
3 35 (8.39%) Java
4 23 (5.52%) Perl
5 19 (4.56%) Shell Script
6 17 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 15 (3.60%) VBA
8 14 (3.36%) VB
9 13 (3.12%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.40%) VBScript
10 10 (2.40%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.40%) ABAP
11 8 (1.92%) Python
11 8 (1.92%) C#
12 5 (1.20%) R
13 4 (0.96%) VB6
14 3 (0.72%) Ruby
14 3 (0.72%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.48%) SAS Macro
15 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (7.91%) Degree
2 7 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.72%) PMP
4 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.72%) CIPD
5 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.24%) CIMA
5 1 (0.24%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.08%) QA
2 5 (1.20%) SLA
3 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.48%) COREP
4 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.48%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.24%) Basel III
5 1 (0.24%) EMIR
System Software
1 8 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.72%) Xen
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.48%) Samba
4 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.48%) NFS
5 1 (0.24%) GridGain
5 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Nagios
1 3 (0.72%) SCCM
1 3 (0.72%) SCOM
1 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.72%) Graphite
2 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.48%) Puppet
2 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.48%) Control-M
2 2 (0.48%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.24%) Oozie
3 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 137 (32.85%) Oracle
2 94 (22.54%) SAP
3 52 (12.47%) Tableau
4 43 (10.31%) Microsoft
5 34 (8.15%) Cognos
6 33 (7.91%) Informatica
7 20 (4.80%) Sybase
8 13 (3.12%) IBM
8 13 (3.12%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (3.12%) Pega
9 10 (2.40%) Google
9 10 (2.40%) Netezza
10 9 (2.16%) Ab Initio
10 9 (2.16%) VMware
11 8 (1.92%) webMethods
11 8 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (1.92%) Adobe
11 8 (1.92%) BEA
12 7 (1.68%) Remedy
12 7 (1.68%) Aprimo
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