The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 18 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.48% 0.79% 4.29%
As % of the Vendors category 4.94% 1.56% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£396 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £25.70
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -36.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
81 128 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 50.31% 50.79% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 85 64
Average daily rate £360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £548 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Average hourly rate £18.25 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.10% +6.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Business Objects
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (80.00%) SAP
1 8 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Ariba
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) SAP SRM
3 4 (40.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (30.00%) MBA
4 3 (30.00%) ABAP
4 3 (30.00%) SAP BW
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) GIS
5 2 (20.00%) SPSS
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Qualitative Research
6 1 (10.00%) SAP BPC
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Maximo
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Legal

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) SPSS
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP SRM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (10.00%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (30.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Qualitative Research
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) MBA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Ariba