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 27 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 108 102 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 28 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 1.19% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 2.92% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 19
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £252 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £421 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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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
1144 1131 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.75% 40.73% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 544 452
Average daily rate £350 £347 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +6 18 £375 +25.00%
Edinburgh -12 7 £320 -14.66%
West Lothian -7 1 £375 -3.22%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 38 (56.72%) Finance
2 30 (44.78%) SQL
3 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
3 23 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (29.85%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (29.85%) SAP
5 18 (26.87%) Oracle
5 18 (26.87%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (25.37%) QlikView
7 16 (23.88%) Banking
8 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (19.40%) SAS
9 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
10 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
11 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
11 10 (14.93%) ETL
11 10 (14.93%) ABAP
11 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (14.93%) SAP HANA
12 9 (13.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
13 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.45%) Data Extraction
13 7 (10.45%) Cognos
13 7 (10.45%) SAP Data Services
14 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (8.96%) NetWeaver
14 6 (8.96%) Java

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 13 (19.40%) SAS
2 6 (8.96%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) DNS
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (29.85%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (26.87%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (25.37%) QlikView
5 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (14.93%) SAP HANA
7 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (13.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 7 (10.45%) SAP Data Services
10 6 (8.96%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
11 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (7.46%) SAP BW
12 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
13 2 (2.99%) BODI
13 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.49%) Toad
1 1 (1.49%) ERwin
General
1 38 (56.72%) Finance
2 16 (23.88%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Analyst
2 21 (31.34%) Developer
3 15 (22.39%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) MI Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Tester
8 4 (5.97%) SAP Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.48%) SAP BW Developer
9 3 (4.48%) MI Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Business Objects Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) SAP Basis
2 3 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (4.48%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Data Extraction
3 6 (8.96%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.48%) Equities
6 2 (2.99%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.99%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.49%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
1 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
2 10 (14.93%) ETL
3 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
4 6 (8.96%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.46%) SDLC
6 4 (5.97%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
6 4 (5.97%) Metadata Management
6 4 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.48%) Project Management
7 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Time Management
8 2 (2.99%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 10 (14.93%) ABAP
3 6 (8.96%) Java
4 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.48%) VBA
6 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) SAP
2 18 (26.87%) Oracle
3 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.45%) Cognos
5 4 (5.97%) Tableau
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) Informatica
6 1 (1.49%) Sophos
6 1 (1.49%) Omniture