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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 61 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 10 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.28% 1.37% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 3.12% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate
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£513 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.19% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -11.51%
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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
390 321 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.94% 43.97% 48.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 177 84
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.73 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 12 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) SAP
3 9 (45.00%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) PowerCenter
5 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (25.00%) Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (25.00%) SAP BW
6 5 (25.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) MS Access
7 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 4 (20.00%) ISEB
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) CMS
7 4 (20.00%) Validation
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) V-Model
7 4 (20.00%) Test Management
7 4 (20.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (30.00%) PowerCenter
2 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 4 (20.00%) MS Access
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (15.00%) MySQL
5 3 (15.00%) DB2
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Objects Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) V-Model
4 4 (20.00%) Test Management
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Hyperion
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Informatica
6 1 (5.00%) CA