The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 88 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 39 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 0.76% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 3.41% 1.89% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 14
Average daily rate
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£356 £370 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.71% +12.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £207 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £408 £360
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 £15.00 £30.89
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -51.44%
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1145 1057 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.85% 39.99% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 484 516
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Objects across the Scotland region.

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Scotland region.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +16 24 £370 -7.50%
Edinburgh +1 8 £325 -10.95% 2
Aberdeen - 4 - -
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Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 44 (59.46%) SQL
2 35 (47.30%) Oracle
3 34 (45.95%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (41.89%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (40.54%) SAP
5 30 (40.54%) BusinessObjects
6 24 (32.43%) Finance
7 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
8 21 (28.38%) SAP Data Services
9 18 (24.32%) PL/SQL
10 17 (22.97%) Data Modelling
10 17 (22.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 15 (20.27%) SAS
12 14 (18.92%) ETL
12 14 (18.92%) BusinessObjects XI
12 14 (18.92%) Dimensional Modelling
12 14 (18.92%) Kimball Methodology
13 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
14 12 (16.22%) ABAP
14 12 (16.22%) Tableau
15 11 (14.86%) Banking
16 10 (13.51%) SAP HANA
16 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (12.16%) QlikView
17 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
18 8 (10.81%) Informatica
18 8 (10.81%) SAP BW
18 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (20.27%) SAS
2 7 (9.46%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Maximo
2 2 (2.70%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Firewall
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
1 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.89%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (40.54%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
4 21 (28.38%) SAP Data Services
5 17 (22.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 14 (18.92%) BusinessObjects XI
7 10 (13.51%) SAP HANA
7 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (12.16%) QlikView
9 8 (10.81%) SAP BW
9 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (8.11%) SAP BI
11 5 (6.76%) BODI
11 5 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (5.41%) Data Mining
13 3 (4.05%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
13 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (4.05%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.41%) Retail
5 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Developer
2 24 (32.43%) Analyst
3 14 (18.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Consultant
5 12 (16.22%) Business Analyst
6 10 (13.51%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) SAP Developer
8 5 (6.76%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Business Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Data Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Business Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Informatica Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Business Objects Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) SAP Business Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (4.05%) SAP BW Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Architect
10 3 (4.05%) SAP BI Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Designer
11 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) SAP Basis
2 4 (5.41%) SAP XI
3 2 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.46%) Data Extraction
3 5 (6.76%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.05%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.70%) Equities
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (22.97%) Data Modelling
3 14 (18.92%) ETL
3 14 (18.92%) Dimensional Modelling
3 14 (18.92%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
5 6 (8.11%) SAP Implementation
5 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.41%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.05%) Data Mapping
8 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.70%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.70%) Time Management
8 2 (2.70%) Master Data Management
8 2 (2.70%) Metadata Management
8 2 (2.70%) Data Transformation
8 2 (2.70%) Analytics
8 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 44 (59.46%) SQL
2 18 (24.32%) PL/SQL
3 12 (16.22%) ABAP
4 6 (8.11%) Java
5 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.70%) VBA
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (47.30%) Oracle
2 30 (40.54%) SAP
3 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
4 12 (16.22%) Tableau
5 8 (10.81%) Informatica
6 3 (4.05%) IBM
7 2 (2.70%) Cognos
7 2 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.35%) Sophos
8 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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