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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 63 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 15 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.45% 1.82% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 3.14% 3.63% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 0
Average daily rate
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£516 £433 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £374 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.88 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -6.25%
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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
478 524 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.27% 50.29% 50.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 249 137
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 30
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 13 (40.63%) Management Information System
4 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (31.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 9 (28.13%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (28.13%) Informatica
6 9 (28.13%) SAP
6 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
7 8 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) QlikView
9 5 (15.63%) Analytics
9 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
10 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
11 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (9.38%) Logical Data Model
11 3 (9.38%) Banking
11 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
11 3 (9.38%) ETL
11 3 (9.38%) PowerCenter
11 3 (9.38%) SAP BW
11 3 (9.38%) Migration
12 2 (6.25%) SunGard
12 2 (6.25%) Project Management
12 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
12 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (6.25%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (31.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (28.13%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (21.88%) QlikView
6 3 (9.38%) PowerCenter
6 3 (9.38%) SAP BW
7 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.13%) Xcelsius
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Informatica Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) SAP XI
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
2 5 (15.63%) Analytics
3 3 (9.38%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (9.38%) ETL
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.13%) Cash Management
5 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.13%) Metadata Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) SAP
2 9 (28.13%) Informatica
3 2 (6.25%) SunGard
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos
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