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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 41 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.60% 1.30% 4.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 3.23% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£492 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £364
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.32 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -10.25%
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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
127 93 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.91% 40.26% 52.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 37 75
Average daily rate £425 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.00 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) Data Extraction
3 5 (55.56%) Data Mapping
3 5 (55.56%) Data Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (55.56%) Data Mart
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) VBScript
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Aprimo
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (11.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (55.56%) Data Mart
2 5 (55.56%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Extraction
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 5 (55.56%) Dimensional Modelling
2 5 (55.56%) Data Mapping
2 5 (55.56%) Data Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Campaign Management
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Aprimo
2 2 (22.22%) Eloqua
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft