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 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 25 July 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 Milton Keynes 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 52 38 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 16 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.79% 4.18% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 9.09% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 3
Average daily rate
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£280 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £349 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -15.85%
Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
416 319 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.64% 45.97% 48.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 139 137
Average daily rate £363 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 24
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 15 (51.72%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (48.28%) ETL
3 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (37.93%) Oracle
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) DTS
7 7 (24.14%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
8 6 (20.69%) Project Management
8 6 (20.69%) Finance
9 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Java
10 4 (13.79%) Change Control
10 4 (13.79%) Service Management
11 3 (10.34%) Banking
11 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (10.34%) OLAP
11 3 (10.34%) ERP
11 3 (10.34%) Middleware
11 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
12 2 (6.90%) OLTP
12 2 (6.90%) Rational Rose
12 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (6.90%) Data Mart

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (24.14%) DTS
5 3 (10.34%) OLAP
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Data Mart
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.90%) OLTP
7 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.45%) PowerCenter
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.45%) ERwin
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Business Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior ETL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ETL
2 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (24.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Change Control
6 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 3 (10.34%) ERP
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft