The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 30 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.44% 0.56% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 4.40% 1.45% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £139 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+124.82% -49.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £372 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -0.74%
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 Northampton region.

Vendors Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
91 69 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 32.73% 38.98% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 10
Average daily rate £350 £306 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +44.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £550 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Business Objects
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (25.00%) SAP BI
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Access
4 2 (25.00%) Xcelsius
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Information Management
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) Business Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (25.00%) SAP BI
2 2 (25.00%) MS Access
2 2 (25.00%) Xcelsius
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Pricing Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Support
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle