The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 106 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 15 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% 0.13% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.73% 0.65% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £340 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £340 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £411
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
549 459 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 20.51% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 220 274
Average daily rate £375 £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -27.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Scotland region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

BusinessObjects
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 BusinessObjects 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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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 - 9 £350 -
Glasgow - 2 £315 -
Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 28 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (78.57%) SQL
2 22 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 20 (71.43%) Oracle
4 19 (67.86%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (60.71%) SAP Data Services
6 15 (53.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 13 (46.43%) Kimball Methodology
7 13 (46.43%) Tableau
8 12 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (28.57%) ETL
10 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
10 6 (21.43%) SAP BW
10 6 (21.43%) SAP BI
11 4 (14.29%) SAS
11 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (14.29%) ABAP
11 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (10.71%) Data Extraction
12 3 (10.71%) SAP XI
12 3 (10.71%) BODI
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
13 2 (7.14%) Change Management
13 2 (7.14%) NetWeaver
13 2 (7.14%) Informatica
13 2 (7.14%) T-SQL

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (60.71%) SAP Data Services
3 15 (53.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 6 (21.43%) SAP BW
4 6 (21.43%) SAP BI
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.71%) BODI
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (3.57%) QlikView
8 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
8 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.14%) Toad
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Consultant
4 7 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) SAP Developer
5 3 (10.71%) SAP BI Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Business Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Business Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SAP BW Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Business Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) SAP BI Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Development Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) SAP XI
2 1 (3.57%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (46.43%) Kimball Methodology
3 12 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
4 8 (28.57%) ETL
5 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Master Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) Metadata Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (3.57%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) SQL
2 20 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) ABAP
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (71.43%) Oracle
3 13 (46.43%) Tableau
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Informatica
6 1 (3.57%) Cognos