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 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 87 95 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -51
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 41 23 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 0.91% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 3.51% 2.09% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1168 1102 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.44% 43.49% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 531 437
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £202 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 72
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.25 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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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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 +4 16 £369 +13.46% 2
Glasgow +1 16 £250 -
Stirling - - - -
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Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 39 (56.52%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (49.28%) SQL
3 27 (39.13%) Oracle
4 26 (37.68%) Finance
5 23 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (31.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (28.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 17 (24.64%) Tableau
9 15 (21.74%) QlikView
10 14 (20.29%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (20.29%) SAP
11 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2
11 13 (18.84%) ETL
12 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
12 12 (17.39%) PL/SQL
12 12 (17.39%) Dimensional Modelling
13 11 (15.94%) SAP Data Services
13 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
14 10 (14.49%) Kimball Methodology
15 9 (13.04%) Data Analysis
15 9 (13.04%) BusinessObjects XI
16 7 (10.14%) Visualisation
16 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
17 6 (8.70%) VBA
17 6 (8.70%) Cognos
17 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 5 (7.25%) Ergonomics
18 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (4.35%) SAS
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.45%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (31.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (28.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 15 (21.74%) QlikView
5 14 (20.29%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (15.94%) SAP Data Services
7 9 (13.04%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
9 3 (4.35%) SAP BW
10 2 (2.90%) SAP BI
10 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.90%) MS Access
10 2 (2.90%) Data Mart
10 2 (2.90%) BODI
10 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.45%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (1.45%) Xcelsius
11 1 (1.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Toad
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (37.68%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 16 (23.19%) Analyst
4 13 (18.84%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Report Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Business Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) MI Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Report Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Business Objects Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) Designer
8 2 (2.90%) Business Objects Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.90%) ETL Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
1 2 (2.90%) MDX
2 1 (1.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Visualisation
2 5 (7.25%) Ergonomics
3 3 (4.35%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.90%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.45%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) HPUX
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2
2 13 (18.84%) ETL
3 12 (17.39%) Dimensional Modelling
4 10 (14.49%) Kimball Methodology
5 9 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.25%) Validation
7 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.25%) Change Control
8 4 (5.80%) Migration
9 3 (4.35%) Change Management
9 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.90%) Data Architecture
10 2 (2.90%) Data Transformation
10 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 6 (8.70%) VBA
4 2 (2.90%) VB
4 2 (2.90%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Oracle
2 17 (24.64%) Tableau
3 14 (20.29%) SAP
4 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.70%) Cognos
6 4 (5.80%) Informatica
7 1 (1.45%) Perforce
7 1 (1.45%) Omniture
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