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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 61 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 7 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 0.100% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 0.20% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£419 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £425 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £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 £21.25 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -50.00%
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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
405 493 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.34% 49.10% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 196 209
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 20
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 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 29 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 (60.00%) Oracle
2 13 (52.00%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (48.00%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) Informatica
5 10 (40.00%) PowerCenter
5 10 (40.00%) Data Management
5 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (36.00%) ETL
7 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (32.00%) BusinessObjects XI
8 7 (28.00%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (28.00%) Data Quality
8 7 (28.00%) Master Data Management
8 7 (28.00%) SAP
8 7 (28.00%) XML
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (16.00%) QlikView
10 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (16.00%) IBM
11 3 (12.00%) ERP
11 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (12.00%) Maximo
3 1 (4.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (4.00%) SAP SRM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (4.00%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (4.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (48.00%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (40.00%) PowerCenter
4 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (32.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (16.00%) QlikView
7 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (8.00%) MS Access
10 1 (4.00%) OLAP
10 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
10 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Toad
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Report Developer
3 2 (8.00%) MI Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Report Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Programmer
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Designer
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Designer
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) MDX
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (40.00%) Data Management
3 9 (36.00%) ETL
4 7 (28.00%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (28.00%) Master Data Management
5 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) EAM
6 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.00%) Low Latency
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL
8 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.00%) CRM
8 1 (4.00%) Service Management
8 1 (4.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VBA
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) Informatica
3 7 (28.00%) SAP
4 4 (16.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) Primavera
6 2 (8.00%) Telerik
7 1 (4.00%) SunGard
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) BMC
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) TIBCO