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 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 18 April 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 Middlesex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 26 16 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.19% 4.52% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 7.89% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £300 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £363 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £31.30 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-52.06% -11.53%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
136 114 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 53.97% 57.29% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 57 78
Average daily rate £400 £380 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £573 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Business Objects
South East

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 24 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Informatica
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) German Language
2 2 (33.33%) Learning Management System
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) ERwin
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) LSMW

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
1 1 (16.67%) LSMW
General
1 3 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos