The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 62 32 64
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +32
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 4 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.49% 4.26% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 9.52% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 4
Average daily rate
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£385 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £339 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £475 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -50.00%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
382 336 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.42% 44.68% 51.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 156 193
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 28
Average hourly rate £11.15 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.80% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £8.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £22.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 14 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (42.86%) ETL
4 11 (39.29%) Oracle
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (21.43%) DTS
6 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
7 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.86%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Change Control
9 3 (10.71%) Service Management
9 3 (10.71%) Banking
9 3 (10.71%) Middleware
9 3 (10.71%) PowerCenter
9 3 (10.71%) Java
9 3 (10.71%) ERP
10 2 (7.14%) Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) Rational Rose
10 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (7.14%) Data Mart
10 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (3.57%) Data Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (21.43%) DTS
4 3 (10.71%) PowerCenter
5 2 (7.14%) Data Mart
5 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.57%) OLTP
6 1 (3.57%) OLAP
6 1 (3.57%) MS Access
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.57%) Toad
2 1 (3.57%) ERwin
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Business Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior ETL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (42.86%) ETL
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
4 5 (17.86%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Change Control
6 3 (10.71%) ERP
6 3 (10.71%) Service Management
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Data Management
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Basel II
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) CA
3 1 (3.57%) Informatica
3 1 (3.57%) SAP