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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 47 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 19 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.12% 1.62% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% 3.27% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 0
Average daily rate
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£518 £433 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £356
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.62%
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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
456 489 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.84% 49.59% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 218 185
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £222 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -30.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 May 2015, 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 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) Oracle
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
3 13 (46.43%) Management Information System
4 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (32.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
8 6 (21.43%) SAP
8 6 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) Informatica
9 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
9 5 (17.86%) Analytics
9 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
10 4 (14.29%) Migration
10 4 (14.29%) QlikView
11 3 (10.71%) Greenplum
11 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
11 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
11 3 (10.71%) Banking
11 3 (10.71%) Network Design
11 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
11 3 (10.71%) 3G
11 3 (10.71%) ERP
11 3 (10.71%) SAP BW
11 3 (10.71%) Mapinfo
11 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP BPC
1 2 (7.14%) SAP MDM
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) 3G
1 3 (10.71%) LTE
1 3 (10.71%) 4G
1 3 (10.71%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (32.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (14.29%) QlikView
7 3 (10.71%) SAP BW
8 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (3.57%) Xcelsius
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) RAN Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) RAN Performance Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Designer
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) MI Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SAP XI
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
2 5 (17.86%) Analytics
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design
4 3 (10.71%) ERP
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) Informatica
4 3 (10.71%) Greenplum
4 3 (10.71%) Mapinfo
5 2 (7.14%) SunGard