The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Preston region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 21 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 2.73% - 3.14%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% - 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£295 - £513
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 £17.50 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -17.85%
Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
72 22 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 65.45% 37.93% 51.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 69
Average daily rate £450 £300 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £298 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £314 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.73 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £32.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £32.50 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Business Objects
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 (100.00%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (83.33%) DSDM
2 5 (83.33%) Cognos
2 5 (83.33%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) ERwin
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (83.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (50.00%) TM1 Developer
2 3 (50.00%) TM1 Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) DSDM
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) Cognos
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle