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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 183 140 162
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +22
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 281 405 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.15% 1.61% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 3.49% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 279 208
Average daily rate
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£444 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 8
Average hourly rate £30.82 £18.80 £41.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -54.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.76 £15.20 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.42 £22.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -48.14%
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
11240 11609 11761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.89% 46.19% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7272 7557 7142
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 256 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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 -25 65 £425 -5.55% 29
Twickenham - 1 - -
Hounslow - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 254 (46.35%) SQL
2 234 (42.70%) Business Intelligence
3 183 (33.39%) Oracle
4 171 (31.20%) Data Warehouse
5 169 (30.84%) Finance
6 146 (26.64%) BusinessObjects
7 145 (26.46%) SQL Server
8 139 (25.36%) SAP
9 109 (19.89%) ETL
10 92 (16.79%) Banking
11 91 (16.61%) Data Modelling
12 77 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
13 64 (11.68%) Informatica
13 64 (11.68%) BusinessObjects XI
14 62 (11.31%) PL/SQL
15 59 (10.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 57 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
16 57 (10.40%) Microsoft
17 54 (9.85%) QlikView
18 53 (9.67%) MS Excel
18 53 (9.67%) SAP BW
18 53 (9.67%) Management Information System
19 51 (9.31%) Cognos
19 51 (9.31%) Relational Database
20 47 (8.58%) Migration
21 46 (8.39%) .NET
22 45 (8.21%) Investment Banking
22 45 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
23 43 (7.85%) Tableau
24 40 (7.30%) Analytics

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 25 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.10%) SAS
3 7 (1.28%) NetWeaver
4 6 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.09%) IIS
5 5 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.73%) Apache
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (0.55%) Documentum
7 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 53 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.74%) MS Office
3 12 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.09%) MS Project
6 3 (0.55%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.36%) FastStats
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.19%) SAP BPC
2 10 (1.82%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.73%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.73%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.55%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.55%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.55%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.36%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.36%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 2 (0.36%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.82%) SaaS
2 2 (0.36%) Taleo
2 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.55%) Internet
2 12 (2.19%) Intranet
3 6 (1.09%) LDAP
4 5 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.73%) SSL
6 3 (0.55%) SAN
6 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.55%) WAN
6 3 (0.55%) HTTP
7 2 (0.36%) SMTP
7 2 (0.36%) CTI
7 2 (0.36%) Softphone
7 2 (0.36%) AMQP
8 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (31.20%) Data Warehouse
2 146 (26.64%) BusinessObjects
3 145 (26.46%) SQL Server
4 64 (11.68%) BusinessObjects XI
5 59 (10.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 54 (9.85%) QlikView
7 53 (9.67%) SAP BW
8 51 (9.31%) Relational Database
9 37 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 35 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 33 (6.02%) Oracle Database
11 33 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 31 (5.66%) Data Mining
13 29 (5.29%) SAP Data Services
14 26 (4.74%) Oracle BI EE
15 24 (4.38%) SAP BI
16 23 (4.20%) Crystal Reports
17 21 (3.83%) SAP HANA
18 20 (3.65%) Oracle Reports
19 19 (3.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.01%) LSMW
3 6 (1.09%) Toad
4 5 (0.91%) ERwin
4 5 (0.91%) JIRA
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.55%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.55%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.55%) JDeveloper
6 3 (0.55%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.55%) NUnit
7 2 (0.36%) Subversion
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.36%) RIATest
8 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 169 (30.84%) Finance
2 92 (16.79%) Banking
3 45 (8.21%) Investment Banking
4 32 (5.84%) Retail
5 17 (3.10%) Legal
5 17 (3.10%) Marketing
6 16 (2.92%) Publishing
7 9 (1.64%) Local Government
8 8 (1.46%) Front Office
9 6 (1.09%) Billing
9 6 (1.09%) Back Office
9 6 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.91%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.55%) Games
12 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.55%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.36%) Advertising
14 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 198 (36.13%) Developer
2 114 (20.80%) Analyst
3 91 (16.61%) Business Developer
4 79 (14.42%) Business Objects Developer
5 78 (14.23%) Consultant
6 51 (9.31%) SAP Consultant
7 39 (7.12%) Business Analyst
8 37 (6.75%) Business Objects Consultant
9 32 (5.84%) Architect
10 28 (5.11%) Data Analyst
11 26 (4.74%) ETL Developer
12 25 (4.56%) Business Consultant
12 25 (4.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 23 (4.20%) Project Manager
14 18 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 17 (3.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 17 (3.10%) Oracle Developer
15 17 (3.10%) Informatica Developer
16 14 (2.55%) Technical Architect
17 13 (2.37%) SAP BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.39%) .NET
2 29 (5.29%) XML
3 27 (4.93%) MDX
4 15 (2.74%) Web Services
5 12 (2.19%) HTML
6 11 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.46%) Middleware
8 6 (1.09%) CSS
9 5 (0.91%) SAP XI
9 5 (0.91%) JMS
9 5 (0.91%) XSLT
9 5 (0.91%) JSON
10 4 (0.73%) Ajax
11 3 (0.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.55%) Unity DI Container
11 3 (0.55%) EDI
11 3 (0.55%) COM+
11 3 (0.55%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (9.67%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.65%) NHS
4 18 (3.28%) Credit Risk
5 16 (2.92%) Data Integration
6 13 (2.37%) Market Risk
7 6 (1.09%) Statistics
7 6 (1.09%) Derivative
7 6 (1.09%) CMDB
7 6 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.09%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.09%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.73%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.73%) HACMP
9 4 (0.73%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.73%) Open Source
9 4 (0.73%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.30%) UNIX
2 33 (6.02%) Windows
3 28 (5.11%) Linux
4 14 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.28%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.09%) AIX
8 5 (0.91%) Solaris
9 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) zOS
10 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (42.70%) Business Intelligence
2 109 (19.89%) ETL
3 91 (16.61%) Data Modelling
4 57 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (8.58%) Migration
6 45 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
7 40 (7.30%) Analytics
8 36 (6.57%) Data Analysis
9 33 (6.02%) Data Management
9 33 (6.02%) Business Analysis
10 32 (5.84%) Project Management
11 25 (4.56%) CRM
12 24 (4.38%) Asset Management
13 23 (4.20%) Data Migration
14 22 (4.01%) Kimball Methodology
15 20 (3.65%) Workflow
15 20 (3.65%) Scrum
15 20 (3.65%) Data Architecture
16 19 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (3.47%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (46.35%) SQL
2 62 (11.31%) PL/SQL
3 30 (5.47%) Java
4 20 (3.65%) C#
5 16 (2.92%) ABAP
5 16 (2.92%) T-SQL
5 16 (2.92%) Shell Script
6 14 (2.55%) VBScript
7 12 (2.19%) VBA
8 10 (1.82%) Perl
8 10 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.64%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.09%) VB
11 4 (0.73%) Ruby
11 4 (0.73%) C
12 3 (0.55%) R
12 3 (0.55%) C-shell
12 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.55%) Jython
12 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (5.66%) Degree
2 8 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (0.73%) ISEB
3 4 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.55%) AAT
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) HND
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.56%) QA
2 11 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.73%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.36%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.36%) Basel II
4 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.36%) Basel III
5 1 (0.18%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) COREP
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.82%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.55%) PowerHA
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.36%) HDFS
4 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) IAG
5 1 (0.18%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (1.28%) AppDNA
2 2 (0.36%) SCOM
2 2 (0.36%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) Control-M
3 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 183 (33.39%) Oracle
2 139 (25.36%) SAP
3 64 (11.68%) Informatica
4 57 (10.40%) Microsoft
5 51 (9.31%) Cognos
6 43 (7.85%) Tableau
7 21 (3.83%) Sybase
8 15 (2.74%) Teradata
9 14 (2.55%) Northgate
9 14 (2.55%) VMware
10 13 (2.37%) IBM
10 13 (2.37%) Google
11 10 (1.82%) Omniture
12 9 (1.64%) Citrix
13 8 (1.46%) HP
13 8 (1.46%) Charles River
14 7 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
14 7 (1.28%) Netezza
15 5 (0.91%) Ab Initio
15 5 (0.91%) NetApp
City, London
PAW Associates
Rate: Unspecified Market Day Rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £40.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £450-£550/day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago