The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 19 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.36% 1.46% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 2.46% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£175 £275 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -57.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
95 122 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 63.76% 59.51% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 37
Average daily rate £375 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £330 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -5.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (75.00%) SAP
1 6 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) MS Access
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Flash
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) PMI
5 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (12.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) MS Access
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
5 1 (12.50%) Xcelsius
5 1 (12.50%) MaxDB
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) PMO Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Access Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PC Support
2 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Excel Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) Flash
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) VBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) ABAP
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos
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