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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 57 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 15 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.51% 1.73% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% 3.38% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 0
Average daily rate
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£518 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £30.89
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -47.39%
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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
480 532 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.24% 51.25% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 251 154
Average daily rate £400 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £197 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 29
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -47.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 April 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 (72.00%) SQL
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (52.00%) Management Information System
4 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (36.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) SAP
7 6 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) Informatica
8 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (20.00%) Analytics
8 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
9 4 (16.00%) QlikView
10 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
10 3 (12.00%) Banking
10 3 (12.00%) Migration
10 3 (12.00%) SAP BW
10 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
11 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.00%) SAP BPC
11 2 (8.00%) ERP
11 2 (8.00%) SunGard
11 2 (8.00%) Project Management
11 2 (8.00%) TOGAF

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (36.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (8.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.00%) SAP MDM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (36.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (16.00%) QlikView
7 3 (12.00%) SAP BW
8 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.00%) Xcelsius
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.00%) Cash Management
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) SAP
3 5 (20.00%) Informatica
4 2 (8.00%) SunGard