The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 63 51 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.51% 1.03% 2.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 2.20% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£265 £260 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £259 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £360 £262
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £356
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.62%
Business Objects
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
318 273 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.82% 46.99% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 168 56
Average daily rate £300 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £25.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -11 4 £265 +1.92% 1
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) Siebel
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Sun
1 4 (100.00%) Informatica
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) FileNet
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Axway
1 4 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 4 (100.00%) DataPower
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) FileNet
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) DataPower
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Siebel
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Sun
1 4 (100.00%) Informatica
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Axway
2 1 (25.00%) HP