The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 106 90 68
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 22 22 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.95% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% 2.04% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 21
Average daily rate £370 £340 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £253 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £360 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £362 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £24.75 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -30.03%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1117 1079 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.07% 46.41% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 513 535
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 63
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £9.92 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Business Objects
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -17 10 £365 +15.87% 1
Glasgow +13 5 £400 +35.02%
Stirling +6 3 - - 1
West Lothian -5 3 - - 1
Aberdeen +11 1 - -
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (50.79%) Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.79%) SQL
2 22 (34.92%) Finance
3 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 14 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (20.63%) VBA
6 12 (19.05%) Oracle
7 9 (14.29%) Banking
7 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 9 (14.29%) ETL
7 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 8 (12.70%) SAS
8 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
8 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
10 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (9.52%) UNIX
10 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects XI
10 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 6 (9.52%) Analytics
11 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
11 5 (7.94%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
11 5 (7.94%) MS Office
11 5 (7.94%) Change Management
11 5 (7.94%) Degree
11 5 (7.94%) Data Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (12.70%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.59%) Epicor Vantage
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects XI
4 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.35%) QlikView
6 4 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.76%) SAP BI
7 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.76%) MS Access
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.17%) BODI
8 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JUnit
1 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.59%) Subversion
1 1 (1.59%) Maven
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
1 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.59%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (68.25%) Analyst
2 15 (23.81%) MI Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Data Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Report Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Business Objects Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Administrator
8 5 (7.94%) Business Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.76%) IT Administrator
10 3 (4.76%) Data Manager
10 3 (4.76%) DBA
10 3 (4.76%) Business Objects Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
11 2 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
1 3 (4.76%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.59%) J2EE
2 1 (1.59%) JDBC
2 1 (1.59%) JSP
2 1 (1.59%) Servlets
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.59%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.59%) Spring
2 1 (1.59%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) GIS
4 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) UNIX
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (14.29%) ETL
3 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
4 6 (9.52%) Analytics
5 5 (7.94%) Data Management
5 5 (7.94%) Change Management
5 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.35%) CRM
6 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.35%) Business Development
6 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Wealth Management
7 3 (4.76%) Matrix Management
7 3 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Test Management
7 3 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) VBA
3 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.35%) VB
5 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) ISEB
2 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
1 1 (1.59%) Basel III
1 1 (1.59%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Cognos
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Epicor
5 1 (1.59%) Infragistics
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