The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 47 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.47% 1.75% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 4.35% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £258 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.48 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+43.06% +4.32%
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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 Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
196 69 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 45.79% 40.35% 52.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 46 78
Average daily rate £475 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £142 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £396 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.19 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.61% -18.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.39 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.08 £30.41 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Business Objects
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BI
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Economics
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BI Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Economics
1 1 (33.33%) Informatics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft