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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 216 134 146
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +12
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 214 393 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 1.62% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.09% 3.53% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 252 215
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £17.44 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.07 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.24 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+53.96% -3.05%
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
10261 11129 9889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 45.89% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7014 7313 6197
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 230 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £31.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -37 59 £400 -5.88% 28
Brentford +1 5 £450 +32.35%
Uxbridge - 3 £368 -
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Greenford - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Hillingdon - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 221 (44.65%) SQL
2 202 (40.81%) Business Intelligence
3 153 (30.91%) Finance
4 152 (30.71%) Oracle
5 139 (28.08%) BusinessObjects
6 136 (27.47%) Data Warehouse
7 132 (26.67%) SAP
8 112 (22.63%) SQL Server
9 108 (21.82%) ETL
10 84 (16.97%) Banking
11 77 (15.56%) Data Modelling
11 77 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
12 69 (13.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 64 (12.93%) BusinessObjects XI
14 56 (11.31%) Informatica
15 55 (11.11%) QlikView
16 53 (10.71%) Relational Database
17 47 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
18 45 (9.09%) Cognos
19 44 (8.89%) Microsoft
20 42 (8.48%) MS Excel
20 42 (8.48%) PL/SQL
20 42 (8.48%) Degree
21 41 (8.28%) UNIX
21 41 (8.28%) Tableau
22 39 (7.88%) Performance Tuning
23 38 (7.68%) SAP BW
23 38 (7.68%) .NET
24 37 (7.47%) Windows
24 37 (7.47%) Migration

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.43%) SAS
3 12 (2.42%) NetWeaver
4 10 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.62%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.62%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.21%) IIS
6 6 (1.21%) JBoss
7 5 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.81%) Documentum
9 3 (0.61%) Apache
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.20%) Captiva
11 1 (0.20%) CICS
11 1 (0.20%) SAP EP
Applications
1 42 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.02%) MS Office
2 10 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.21%) SPSS
4 4 (0.81%) MS Project
5 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.61%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (2.22%) SAP BPC
2 10 (2.02%) IntelliMatch
2 10 (2.02%) CODA-Financials
3 6 (1.21%) SAP HR
4 5 (1.01%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.81%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.81%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 4 (0.81%) FLEXCUBE
6 3 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.61%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.40%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.40%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 2 (0.40%) Maximo
7 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.40%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.41%) SaaS
2 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.40%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.22%) Internet
2 10 (2.02%) SAN
3 9 (1.82%) DNS
3 9 (1.82%) SSL
4 8 (1.62%) WAN
5 7 (1.41%) Intranet
6 6 (1.21%) HTTP
7 5 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.61%) LDAP
8 3 (0.61%) SMTP
8 3 (0.61%) FTP
8 3 (0.61%) Broadband
8 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.61%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.61%) CTI
8 3 (0.61%) Firewall
9 2 (0.40%) NAS
9 2 (0.40%) AMQP
9 2 (0.40%) LAN
10 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (28.08%) BusinessObjects
2 136 (27.47%) Data Warehouse
3 112 (22.63%) SQL Server
4 69 (13.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 64 (12.93%) BusinessObjects XI
6 55 (11.11%) QlikView
7 53 (10.71%) Relational Database
8 38 (7.68%) SAP BW
9 33 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
10 28 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (5.45%) SAP Data Services
12 24 (4.85%) DB2
12 24 (4.85%) Hadoop
12 24 (4.85%) Oracle Database
13 22 (4.44%) SAP BI
14 21 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (4.24%) SAP HANA
15 20 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (4.04%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (2.42%) Toad
2 8 (1.62%) LSMW
3 5 (1.01%) JIRA
3 5 (1.01%) ERwin
4 4 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.40%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.40%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.20%) Maven
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.20%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 153 (30.91%) Finance
2 84 (16.97%) Banking
3 33 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 24 (4.85%) Retail
5 18 (3.64%) Legal
6 13 (2.63%) Marketing
7 11 (2.22%) Publishing
8 7 (1.41%) Local Government
8 7 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.41%) Front Office
9 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Games
10 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (36.16%) Developer
2 135 (27.27%) Analyst
3 79 (15.96%) Business Developer
4 67 (13.54%) Business Objects Developer
5 61 (12.32%) Consultant
6 40 (8.08%) Business Analyst
6 40 (8.08%) SAP Consultant
7 35 (7.07%) Data Analyst
8 31 (6.26%) Business Objects Consultant
9 29 (5.86%) Architect
10 24 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 24 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 24 (4.85%) ETL Developer
11 20 (4.04%) Project Manager
12 19 (3.84%) Business Consultant
13 18 (3.64%) Support Analyst
14 15 (3.03%) QlikView Developer
15 14 (2.83%) Informatica Developer
16 13 (2.63%) Applications Support
17 12 (2.42%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.68%) .NET
2 23 (4.65%) HTML
3 12 (2.42%) XML
4 11 (2.22%) MDX
5 9 (1.82%) Web Services
6 5 (1.01%) XHTML
6 5 (1.01%) JMS
6 5 (1.01%) Middleware
6 5 (1.01%) SAP XI
7 3 (0.61%) Java EE
7 3 (0.61%) ODBC
7 3 (0.61%) XSD
7 3 (0.61%) CSS
7 3 (0.61%) J2EE
8 2 (0.40%) D3.js
8 2 (0.40%) RESTful
8 2 (0.40%) SAP MI
8 2 (0.40%) SAX
8 2 (0.40%) JSP
8 2 (0.40%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 77 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.65%) Data Structures
4 17 (3.43%) Credit Risk
5 16 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.83%) Data Integration
7 11 (2.22%) Derivative
7 11 (2.22%) NHS
8 10 (2.02%) Market Risk
9 7 (1.41%) Economics
9 7 (1.41%) Statistics
9 7 (1.41%) Data Extraction
9 7 (1.41%) HACMP
10 6 (1.21%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.01%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.01%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.01%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.81%) FMCG
12 4 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.81%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.28%) UNIX
2 37 (7.47%) Windows
3 25 (5.05%) Linux
4 11 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.21%) AIX
6 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.81%) Solaris
7 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) HPUX
9 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (40.81%) Business Intelligence
2 108 (21.82%) ETL
3 77 (15.56%) Data Modelling
4 47 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (7.88%) Performance Tuning
6 37 (7.47%) Migration
7 34 (6.87%) Data Analysis
8 32 (6.46%) Analytics
9 31 (6.26%) Project Management
10 28 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (5.05%) Business Analysis
11 25 (5.05%) Scrum
12 24 (4.85%) Kimball Methodology
13 22 (4.44%) ITIL
13 22 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (4.24%) Data Management
15 20 (4.04%) Requirements Analysis
16 19 (3.84%) CRM
17 17 (3.43%) ERP
17 17 (3.43%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 221 (44.65%) SQL
2 42 (8.48%) PL/SQL
3 29 (5.86%) Java
4 21 (4.24%) ABAP
5 20 (4.04%) JavaScript
6 18 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 18 (3.64%) VBA
7 16 (3.23%) VB
8 15 (3.03%) Perl
9 14 (2.83%) C#
9 14 (2.83%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.82%) VB6
11 5 (1.01%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.01%) C
12 4 (0.81%) R
13 3 (0.61%) Korn
13 3 (0.61%) VBScript
13 3 (0.61%) Jython
13 3 (0.61%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.61%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 42 (8.48%) Degree
2 7 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.40%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.40%) ISEB
5 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) CIPD
6 1 (0.20%) HND
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
6 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.20%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.04%) QA
2 6 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.40%) Basel III
4 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) Basel II
System Software
1 15 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.62%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.21%) PowerHA
4 6 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.40%) HDFS
5 2 (0.40%) Samba
5 2 (0.40%) NFS
5 2 (0.40%) Xen
6 1 (0.20%) RACF
6 1 (0.20%) IAG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) Control-M
2 2 (0.40%) AppDNA
2 2 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 152 (30.71%) Oracle
2 132 (26.67%) SAP
3 56 (11.31%) Informatica
4 45 (9.09%) Cognos
5 44 (8.89%) Microsoft
6 41 (8.28%) Tableau
7 28 (5.66%) Sybase
8 16 (3.23%) IBM
8 16 (3.23%) Teradata
9 15 (3.03%) VMware
10 10 (2.02%) CODA
11 8 (1.62%) Ab Initio
12 7 (1.41%) Google
12 7 (1.41%) Hortonworks
13 6 (1.21%) HP
13 6 (1.21%) EMC
13 6 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
14 5 (1.01%) Northgate
14 5 (1.01%) Netezza
14 5 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £395 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
CPS Group
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £395 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £345.00 - £395.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £345.00 - £395.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago