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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 183 151 174
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +23
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 268 381 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.10% 1.52% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 3.28% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 263 201
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
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 £14.50 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.42 £31.97 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -50.00%
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
11176 11603 11784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.94% 46.38% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7064 7470 7136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 262 338
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £48.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -31 63 £450 +1.98% 28
Brentford -1 5 £525 +35.92%
Twickenham - 1 - -
Hounslow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 256 (47.23%) SQL
2 227 (41.88%) Business Intelligence
3 179 (33.03%) Oracle
4 172 (31.73%) Finance
5 162 (29.89%) Data Warehouse
6 142 (26.20%) SQL Server
7 133 (24.54%) BusinessObjects
8 126 (23.25%) SAP
9 102 (18.82%) ETL
10 97 (17.90%) Banking
11 72 (13.28%) BusinessObjects XI
12 69 (12.73%) Data Modelling
13 63 (11.62%) Informatica
14 61 (11.25%) Relational Database
15 60 (11.07%) Microsoft
15 60 (11.07%) PL/SQL
15 60 (11.07%) QlikView
16 57 (10.52%) MS Excel
17 55 (10.15%) Cognos
18 52 (9.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
19 51 (9.41%) Analytics
19 51 (9.41%) .NET
20 50 (9.23%) SAP BW
20 50 (9.23%) Investment Banking
21 46 (8.49%) Tableau
21 46 (8.49%) Performance Tuning
22 45 (8.30%) Oracle Database
22 45 (8.30%) Migration
23 44 (8.12%) Management Information System
24 43 (7.93%) UNIX

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.69%) SAS
3 8 (1.48%) NetWeaver
4 7 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.11%) IIS
6 5 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.55%) Apache
9 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.37%) Documentum
9 2 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.18%) CICS
10 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 57 (10.52%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.32%) MS Office
3 11 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.92%) MS Project
6 4 (0.74%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.37%) SPSS
8 2 (0.37%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 14 (2.58%) SAP BPC
2 10 (1.85%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.55%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.55%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.55%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.55%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.37%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.37%) Siebel Analytics
7 2 (0.37%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.37%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.85%) SaaS
2 3 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.58%) Internet
2 12 (2.21%) Intranet
3 6 (1.11%) LDAP
4 5 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.74%) SSL
6 3 (0.55%) SAN
6 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.55%) WAN
6 3 (0.55%) SMTP
7 2 (0.37%) HTTP
7 2 (0.37%) CTI
7 2 (0.37%) Softphone
7 2 (0.37%) AMQP
8 1 (0.18%) Network Security
8 1 (0.18%) MPLS
8 1 (0.18%) Firewall
8 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.18%) SNMP
8 1 (0.18%) VPN
8 1 (0.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (29.89%) Data Warehouse
2 142 (26.20%) SQL Server
3 133 (24.54%) BusinessObjects
4 72 (13.28%) BusinessObjects XI
5 61 (11.25%) Relational Database
6 60 (11.07%) QlikView
7 52 (9.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 50 (9.23%) SAP BW
9 45 (8.30%) Oracle Database
10 42 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 36 (6.64%) Data Mining
13 35 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (4.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (4.61%) SAP Data Services
16 22 (4.06%) Big Data
17 21 (3.87%) Star Schema
18 19 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
19 18 (3.32%) RDBMS
19 18 (3.32%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 14 (2.58%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.66%) LSMW
3 5 (0.92%) JIRA
3 5 (0.92%) ERwin
3 5 (0.92%) ClearCase
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.55%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.55%) RIATest
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.55%) Toad
5 3 (0.55%) JDeveloper
5 3 (0.55%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.55%) NUnit
5 3 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.37%) Subversion
6 2 (0.37%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
General
1 172 (31.73%) Finance
2 97 (17.90%) Banking
3 50 (9.23%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.54%) Retail
5 19 (3.51%) Marketing
6 16 (2.95%) Publishing
7 11 (2.03%) Legal
8 10 (1.85%) Back Office
9 8 (1.48%) Local Government
10 7 (1.29%) Front Office
10 7 (1.29%) Billing
11 6 (1.11%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.92%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.55%) Advertising
14 3 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.55%) Games
15 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 188 (34.69%) Developer
2 125 (23.06%) Analyst
3 90 (16.61%) Business Developer
4 76 (14.02%) Business Objects Developer
5 71 (13.10%) Consultant
6 45 (8.30%) SAP Consultant
7 39 (7.20%) Business Analyst
8 32 (5.90%) Business Objects Consultant
9 31 (5.72%) Data Analyst
10 30 (5.54%) Architect
10 30 (5.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 25 (4.61%) ETL Developer
11 25 (4.61%) Business Consultant
12 21 (3.87%) Project Manager
13 17 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 16 (2.95%) Informatica Developer
14 16 (2.95%) SQL Developer
15 15 (2.77%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 14 (2.58%) Oracle Developer
17 13 (2.40%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.41%) .NET
2 28 (5.17%) MDX
3 26 (4.80%) XML
4 15 (2.77%) Web Services
5 13 (2.40%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.85%) HTML
7 7 (1.29%) Middleware
7 7 (1.29%) SAP XI
8 5 (0.92%) JSON
8 5 (0.92%) XSLT
8 5 (0.92%) CSS
9 4 (0.74%) JMS
9 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 3 (0.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (0.55%) WCF
10 3 (0.55%) jQuery
10 3 (0.55%) EDI
10 3 (0.55%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.12%) Management Information System
2 23 (4.24%) NHS
3 21 (3.87%) Credit Risk
4 16 (2.95%) Data Integration
5 11 (2.03%) Market Risk
6 9 (1.66%) Reference Data
7 7 (1.29%) Data Extraction
8 6 (1.11%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.11%) CMDB
8 6 (1.11%) Derivative
9 5 (0.92%) Statistics
9 5 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.92%) Open Source
10 4 (0.74%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.74%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.74%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.74%) Equities
10 4 (0.74%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.93%) UNIX
2 32 (5.90%) Windows
3 30 (5.54%) Linux
4 14 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.29%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.29%) Windows 8
6 7 (1.29%) Solaris
7 5 (0.92%) AIX
8 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.18%) zOS
9 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (41.88%) Business Intelligence
2 102 (18.82%) ETL
3 69 (12.73%) Data Modelling
4 51 (9.41%) Analytics
5 46 (8.49%) Performance Tuning
6 45 (8.30%) Migration
7 41 (7.56%) Data Analysis
8 40 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (6.46%) Data Management
10 34 (6.27%) Business Analysis
10 34 (6.27%) Project Management
11 29 (5.35%) CRM
12 26 (4.80%) Asset Management
13 23 (4.24%) Scrum
14 22 (4.06%) Data Migration
14 22 (4.06%) Data Architecture
15 20 (3.69%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (3.69%) Workflow
16 19 (3.51%) Investment Management
17 18 (3.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 256 (47.23%) SQL
2 60 (11.07%) PL/SQL
3 29 (5.35%) Java
4 23 (4.24%) C#
5 18 (3.32%) T-SQL
6 15 (2.77%) VBA
6 15 (2.77%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.58%) VBScript
8 13 (2.40%) ABAP
9 11 (2.03%) Perl
10 10 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.48%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.92%) VB
13 4 (0.74%) Ruby
14 3 (0.55%) VB6
14 3 (0.55%) R
14 3 (0.55%) C
14 3 (0.55%) Python
15 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (5.17%) Degree
2 10 (1.85%) ISEB
3 6 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.55%) AAT
6 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.37%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.18%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.06%) QA
2 13 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.55%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.37%) EMIR
4 2 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.37%) Basel III
4 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.37%) Basel II
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) MiFID
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) COREP
System Software
1 14 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.66%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.37%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.37%) HDFS
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) IAG
5 1 (0.18%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (1.29%) AppDNA
2 3 (0.55%) Control-M
3 2 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.37%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 179 (33.03%) Oracle
2 126 (23.25%) SAP
3 63 (11.62%) Informatica
4 60 (11.07%) Microsoft
5 55 (10.15%) Cognos
6 46 (8.49%) Tableau
7 21 (3.87%) Sybase
8 16 (2.95%) Teradata
9 15 (2.77%) Northgate
10 14 (2.58%) VMware
11 13 (2.40%) Google
12 12 (2.21%) IBM
13 10 (1.85%) Hyperion
13 10 (1.85%) Citrix
13 10 (1.85%) Omniture
14 8 (1.48%) Charles River
14 8 (1.48%) Ab Initio
14 8 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
15 7 (1.29%) Netezza
16 6 (1.11%) HP
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £450-£550/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ortolan Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £385 - £425 Per Day Ltd Co basis
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Netforte Consulting Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago