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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 18 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.12% 1.73% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 11.48% 2.88% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£396 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.48 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.58% -12.62%
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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
61 139 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 35.88% 60.17% 64.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 88 52
Average daily rate £396 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £270 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £513 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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 7 (77.78%) SAP
1 7 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) MBA
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) SAP SRM
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Ariba
4 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) ABAP
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) GIS
5 2 (22.22%) SPSS
5 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Qualitative Research
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
6 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
6 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) SPSS
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP SRM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Business Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) GIS
3 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (22.22%) Qualitative Research
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MBA
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Ariba