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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 55 65 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 16 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.75% 1.61% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 3.80% 3.18% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.48 £22.42
% change year-on-year
+43.06% -22.05%
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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
421 566 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.11% 50.76% 56.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 314 215
Average daily rate £375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £11.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.80 £20.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 9 (45.00%) SAP
1 9 (45.00%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (40.00%) Informatica
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (30.00%) QlikView
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (15.00%) PowerCenter
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Banking
7 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (10.00%) ERP
8 2 (10.00%) SunGard
8 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Telerik
8 2 (10.00%) Degree

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (5.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (10.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (5.00%) Maximo
3 1 (5.00%) SAP SRM
3 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (30.00%) QlikView
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) PowerCenter
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
5 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Report Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Informatica Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SAP BI Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) MI Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Life Science
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 4 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.00%) Cash Management
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) EAM
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) SAP
2 8 (40.00%) Informatica
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) SunGard
4 2 (10.00%) Telerik
5 1 (5.00%) Primavera
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) IBM