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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 66 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 5 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 1.11% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 2.09% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £236
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +38.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.05 £17.50 £26.21
% change year-on-year
+100.28% -33.23%
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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
405 575 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.09% 53.14% 57.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 282 226
Average daily rate £385 £390 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 6 (40.00%) Oracle
1 6 (40.00%) SAP
1 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) QlikView
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) EAM
4 3 (20.00%) Primavera
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Maximo
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Telerik
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) SAS
6 1 (6.67%) Toad
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) SunGard

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (20.00%) Maximo
3 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
3 1 (6.67%) SAP SRM
3 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) PuTTY
1 1 (6.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (26.67%) QlikView
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Report Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) MI Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP BI Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) MI Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) EAM
3 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
1 6 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Primavera
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Telerik
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos
4 1 (6.67%) SunGard
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy