The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 61 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.17% 0.59% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 1.74% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£250 - £273
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 - £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £25.70
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -36.75%
Business Objects
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
341 172 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 44.23% 33.59% 49.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 83 122
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £173 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 22 27
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.49% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.91 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.95 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 7 £238 -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 6 (54.55%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (45.45%) Data Architecture
3 5 (45.45%) Data Mart
3 5 (45.45%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (45.45%) Data Extraction
3 5 (45.45%) Data Mapping
3 5 (45.45%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Publishing
6 1 (9.09%) Validation

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (54.55%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (45.45%) Data Mart
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Data Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (18.18%) ETL Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Extraction
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) Data Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) Dimensional Modelling
2 5 (45.45%) Data Mapping
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) SAP