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 Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Luton 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.51% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -17.85%
Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 37.56% 37.50% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 18
Average daily rate £400 £290 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Business Objects
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Niku
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) PMO Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Niku