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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 79 100 95
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 50 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 0.89% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 4.78% 2.22% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.25%
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1046 1035 1068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.81% 39.95% 43.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 499 497
Average daily rate £350 £350 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £246 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £15.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +17 31 £375 - 4
Edinburgh -6 11 £320 -13.51% 5
Aberdeen - 4 - - 1
West Lothian -5 1 £375 -6.25%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 35 (51.47%) SQL
2 33 (48.53%) Finance
3 24 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (33.82%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (33.82%) SAP
4 23 (33.82%) BusinessObjects
5 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 19 (27.94%) Oracle
7 15 (22.06%) Banking
8 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
8 13 (19.12%) ETL
8 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (17.65%) SAS
9 12 (17.65%) Data Modelling
9 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 11 (16.18%) ABAP
10 11 (16.18%) QlikView
11 10 (14.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (14.71%) SAP Data Services
11 10 (14.71%) SAP HANA
12 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (11.76%) BusinessObjects XI
14 7 (10.29%) NetWeaver
14 7 (10.29%) Data Extraction
14 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
15 6 (8.82%) SAP Basis
15 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (8.82%) Credit Risk

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 12 (17.65%) SAS
2 7 (10.29%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) DNS
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.82%) Data Warehouse
1 23 (33.82%) BusinessObjects
2 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (16.18%) QlikView
5 10 (14.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (14.71%) SAP Data Services
5 10 (14.71%) SAP HANA
6 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (11.76%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (8.82%) SAP BW
9 4 (5.88%) SAP BI
9 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (4.41%) BODI
10 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 33 (48.53%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Analyst
2 17 (25.00%) Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (10.29%) SAP Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) SAP Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Tester
7 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) MI Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) MI Developer
8 3 (4.41%) SAP BW Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Development Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) SAP BI Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Report Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Capacity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) SAP Basis
2 4 (5.88%) SAP XI
3 3 (4.41%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Data Extraction
3 6 (8.82%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.41%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.41%) Equities
6 2 (2.94%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.94%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.47%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
1 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (19.12%) ETL
3 12 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
5 6 (8.82%) SAP Implementation
5 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.35%) Project Management
6 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.88%) Metadata Management
7 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (5.88%) SDLC
8 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.41%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.41%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (4.41%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.41%) Time Management
8 3 (4.41%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) SQL
2 11 (16.18%) ABAP
3 6 (8.82%) Java
3 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.41%) VBA
6 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) FINREP
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) SAP
2 19 (27.94%) Oracle
3 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) Tableau
5 4 (5.88%) Cognos
6 1 (1.47%) Informatica
6 1 (1.47%) Sophos
6 1 (1.47%) Omniture
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