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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 58 29 57
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 7 35 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.85% 4.81% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 10.97% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 6
Average daily rate
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£355 £380 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +38.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £336 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £473 £338
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 £25.00 £17.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -48.14%
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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
381 319 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.13% 43.88% 51.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 140 183
Average daily rate £348 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 25
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (40.00%) ETL
3 12 (40.00%) Oracle
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) DTS
6 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) PowerCenter
6 5 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (13.33%) Change Control
7 4 (13.33%) Line Management
7 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.00%) ERP
8 3 (10.00%) Java
8 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (10.00%) Middleware
8 3 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (10.00%) Analytics
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Banking
9 2 (6.67%) SAP
9 2 (6.67%) MS Access
9 2 (6.67%) Toad
10 1 (3.33%) SAS

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (3.33%) SAS
1 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (20.00%) DTS
4 5 (16.67%) PowerCenter
5 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (6.67%) MS Access
7 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
7 1 (3.33%) Data Mart
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.33%) OLTP
7 1 (3.33%) DB2
7 1 (3.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Toad
2 1 (3.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Business Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.67%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (40.00%) ETL
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (13.33%) Change Control
5 4 (13.33%) Line Management
5 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Data Management
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Basel II
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.33%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Control-M
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) CA
4 1 (3.33%) Informatica