The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 64 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 5 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.20% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 0.40% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £425 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £425 £519
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%
Business Objects
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
397 506 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 45.84% 50.60% 55.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 211 213
Average daily rate £388 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) SAP
1 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) EAM
4 3 (20.00%) Primavera
4 3 (20.00%) Maximo
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) QlikView
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Telerik
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (20.00%) Maximo
3 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
3 1 (6.67%) SAP SRM
3 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) PuTTY
1 1 (6.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (20.00%) QlikView
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) MS Access
5 1 (6.67%) OLAP
5 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Report Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) MI Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Report Developer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) MDX
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Management
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) EAM
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Primavera
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Telerik
5 1 (6.67%) SunGard
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica
5 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy