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 Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Reading 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 56 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 10 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 0.11% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 0.21% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
408 470 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.10% 50.76% 53.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 171 210
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 26
Average hourly rate £17.29 £30.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.32% +95.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Business Objects
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Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (55.56%) Oracle
1 15 (55.56%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (51.85%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
4 10 (37.04%) Informatica
4 10 (37.04%) PowerCenter
4 10 (37.04%) Data Management
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (37.04%) BusinessObjects XI
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) SAP
5 9 (33.33%) ETL
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (25.93%) Master Data Management
7 7 (25.93%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (25.93%) Data Quality
7 7 (25.93%) XML
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 6 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (22.22%) QlikView
9 5 (18.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) IBM
9 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
9 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (11.11%) Maximo
3 1 (3.70%) SAP SRM
3 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (3.70%) SAP BPC
3 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.70%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (51.85%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
4 10 (37.04%) PowerCenter
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (37.04%) BusinessObjects XI
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (22.22%) QlikView
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (14.81%) MS Access
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (7.41%) OLAP
10 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Report Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Report Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) MI Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Designer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) MDX
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.41%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (37.04%) Data Management
3 9 (33.33%) ETL
4 7 (25.93%) Master Data Management
4 7 (25.93%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
5 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) ERP
6 4 (14.81%) Low Latency
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (11.11%) EAM
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) CRM
8 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
9 1 (3.70%) Analytics
9 1 (3.70%) Cash Management
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VBA
3 2 (7.41%) VB6
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 10 (37.04%) Informatica
3 9 (33.33%) SAP
4 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) Primavera
6 2 (7.41%) Telerik
7 1 (3.70%) SunGard
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) BMC
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) TIBCO