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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 88 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 33 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 1.61% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% 3.94% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £223 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £406 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.19% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.22 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -11.51%
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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
936 914 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.93% 40.84% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 409 472
Average daily rate £364 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 26
Average hourly rate £23.75 £14.02 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.40% -11.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Edinburgh +7 18 £350 +21.73%
Glasgow -18 8 £297 -1.16% 2
Stirling - 1 - -
Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (62.50%) SQL
2 41 (56.94%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (54.17%) Oracle
4 35 (48.61%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
5 28 (38.89%) SAP
6 24 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 22 (30.56%) SAP Data Services
8 20 (27.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 20 (27.78%) Tableau
9 19 (26.39%) Dimensional Modelling
9 19 (26.39%) ETL
9 19 (26.39%) Finance
10 18 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
11 15 (20.83%) BusinessObjects XI
11 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
13 12 (16.67%) Data Modelling
13 12 (16.67%) Informatica
13 12 (16.67%) QlikView
14 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
15 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (11.11%) Data Integration
16 8 (11.11%) SAS
17 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
17 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
18 6 (8.33%) BODI
18 6 (8.33%) Data Extraction
18 6 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
18 6 (8.33%) SAP BI

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (11.11%) SAS
2 2 (2.78%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (48.61%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (30.56%) SAP Data Services
4 20 (27.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 15 (20.83%) BusinessObjects XI
5 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
7 12 (16.67%) QlikView
8 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (8.33%) BODI
9 6 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (8.33%) SAP BI
9 6 (8.33%) SAP BW
10 3 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (4.17%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Toad
1 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 15 (20.83%) Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Data Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Business Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Business Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Business Objects Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Informatica Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Designer
9 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) SAP Developer
9 3 (4.17%) SAP BI Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) SAP ISU Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) Report Developer
10 2 (2.78%) SAP Business Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) SAP XI
2 2 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 6 (8.33%) Data Extraction
3 4 (5.56%) NHS
4 2 (2.78%) Ergonomics
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.39%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.39%) HPUX
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (26.39%) Dimensional Modelling
2 19 (26.39%) ETL
3 18 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 12 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.17%) Analytics
8 3 (4.17%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (4.17%) Validation
8 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.78%) Project Management
9 2 (2.78%) Migration
9 2 (2.78%) Change Management
9 2 (2.78%) Workflow
9 2 (2.78%) Change Control
9 2 (2.78%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) SQL
2 24 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.56%) ABAP
3 4 (5.56%) VBA
3 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.39%) VB
4 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) Oracle
2 28 (38.89%) SAP
3 20 (27.78%) Tableau
4 12 (16.67%) Informatica
5 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.94%) Cognos
7 3 (4.17%) IBM
8 2 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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