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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 58 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.32% 0.98% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 2.09% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.19% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -11.51%
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
277 191 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.69% 46.70% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 89 111
Average daily rate £425 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 20
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.35 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% -8.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.74 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £18.65 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 1 - - 1
Kidlington - - - -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
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%) Microsoft

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 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 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Qualifications
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