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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 38 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.90% 0.43% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 4.83% 1.33% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£238 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 - £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £30.89
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -51.44%
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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
145 75 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.30% 32.33% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 33 74
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £165 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 12
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.59 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £19.10 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Data Mart
2 5 (62.50%) Dimensional Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) Data Extraction
2 5 (62.50%) Data Mapping
2 5 (62.50%) Data Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) HNC
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) Data Mart
1 5 (62.50%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
1 5 (62.50%) Dimensional Modelling
1 5 (62.50%) Data Mapping
1 5 (62.50%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SAP