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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 24 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.45% 2.42% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 4.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.03 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+71.57% -50.00%
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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
100 104 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 44.84% 50.24% 53.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 56 76
Average daily rate £338 £394 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 9
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £16.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -28.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.85 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Economics
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Informatics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Business Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Business Objects Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BI Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BW Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Economics
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SAP