The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 142 123 142
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 101 114 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 1.37% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 2.94% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 43
Average daily rate
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£398 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £549 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.19% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +72.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -11.51%
Business Objects
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4469 3881 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 46.64% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 1911 1657
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 227 321
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Objects across the South East region.

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the South East region.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Berkshire +1 30 £450 -7.69% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 29 £450 +12.50% 2
Surrey -13 15 £396 +80.00% 4
Middlesex +3 6 £396 -13.91%
West Sussex -23 6 £375 -6.25% 1
Hampshire -26 6 £228 -38.31% 9
East Sussex - 3 £420 -
Oxfordshire -18 2 £475 +26.66% 2
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 99 (52.11%) SQL
2 81 (42.63%) Business Intelligence
3 72 (37.89%) BusinessObjects
3 72 (37.89%) SAP
4 50 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 47 (24.74%) Finance
6 46 (24.21%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (21.58%) Oracle
7 41 (21.58%) Telecoms
8 38 (20.00%) ETL
9 37 (19.47%) Microsoft
10 31 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (15.79%) Linux
11 30 (15.79%) SAP BW
12 28 (14.74%) MS Office
13 27 (14.21%) SQL Server
13 27 (14.21%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (13.16%) Perl
14 25 (13.16%) Analytics
15 23 (12.11%) Radio Access Network
15 23 (12.11%) Informatica
16 22 (11.58%) Degree
16 22 (11.58%) Greenplum
17 21 (11.05%) UNIX
18 20 (10.53%) QlikView
19 15 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
19 15 (7.89%) Migration
20 14 (7.37%) Change Management
20 14 (7.37%) MS Access
21 13 (6.84%) Python

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (3.16%) CMS
1 6 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.63%) SAS
3 3 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.53%) IIS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 28 (14.74%) MS Office
3 15 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.74%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.58%) SPSS
7 2 (1.05%) MS Project
8 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (6.84%) SAP SRM
2 3 (1.58%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.05%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.05%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) SAP SEM
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.11%) Radio Access Network
2 12 (6.32%) 3G
2 12 (6.32%) 2G
3 10 (5.26%) LTE
4 9 (4.74%) GSM
4 9 (4.74%) 4G
5 8 (4.21%) GPRS
5 8 (4.21%) UMTS
6 4 (2.11%) Internet
7 2 (1.05%) Telnet
7 2 (1.05%) Firewall
7 2 (1.05%) WAN
7 2 (1.05%) DHCP
7 2 (1.05%) SNMP
7 2 (1.05%) DNS
7 2 (1.05%) LAN
8 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (37.89%) BusinessObjects
2 46 (24.21%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (15.79%) SAP BW
4 27 (14.21%) SQL Server
4 27 (14.21%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (10.53%) QlikView
6 14 (7.37%) MS Access
7 13 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (6.32%) PowerCenter
9 11 (5.79%) DB2
9 11 (5.79%) MySQL
9 11 (5.79%) BusinessObjects XI
10 10 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 10 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
11 9 (4.74%) Relational Database
12 8 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (3.68%) SAP BI
13 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (3.16%) SAP HANA
14 6 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.58%) ERwin
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.05%) Toad
3 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 47 (24.74%) Finance
2 41 (21.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.63%) Banking
3 5 (2.63%) Marketing
4 4 (2.11%) Military
5 3 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.58%) Legal
5 3 (1.58%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.05%) Retail
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (31.58%) Analyst
2 40 (21.05%) Developer
3 21 (11.05%) Architect
4 18 (9.47%) Consultant
5 17 (8.95%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 11 (5.79%) Business Developer
7 11 (5.79%) Data Analyst
8 10 (5.26%) Business Consultant
9 8 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (4.21%) Database Developer
9 8 (4.21%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (3.68%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.68%) Business Objects Developer
10 7 (3.68%) Business Objects Consultant
10 7 (3.68%) Designer
11 6 (3.16%) Technical Design Authority
11 6 (3.16%) SAP Developer
11 6 (3.16%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (2.63%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.21%) XML
2 5 (2.63%) SAP XI
3 4 (2.11%) Middleware
4 3 (1.58%) .NET
5 2 (1.05%) MDX
5 2 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.53%) Web Services
6 1 (0.53%) ODBC
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.53%) BAPI
6 1 (0.53%) jQuery
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.21%) Data Integration
2 8 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.16%) NHS
4 3 (1.58%) GIS
4 3 (1.58%) Statistics
4 3 (1.58%) Data Conversion
4 3 (1.58%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.05%) Life Science
5 2 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.05%) Replication
5 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.53%) Equities
6 1 (0.53%) Informatics
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.79%) Linux
2 21 (11.05%) UNIX
3 10 (5.26%) Windows
4 5 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (0.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (42.63%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (20.00%) ETL
3 25 (13.16%) Analytics
4 15 (7.89%) Migration
5 14 (7.37%) Change Management
6 13 (6.84%) Validation
6 13 (6.84%) Procure-to-pay
7 12 (6.32%) Project Management
7 12 (6.32%) Data Modelling
8 11 (5.79%) Data Analysis
8 11 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.26%) Business Analysis
10 9 (4.74%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.74%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (4.74%) Dimensional Modelling
10 9 (4.74%) Data Migration
11 7 (3.68%) Data Management
11 7 (3.68%) TOGAF
11 7 (3.68%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (52.11%) SQL
2 25 (13.16%) Perl
3 13 (6.84%) Python
4 9 (4.74%) ABAP
4 9 (4.74%) T-SQL
4 9 (4.74%) Java
5 8 (4.21%) VBA
6 4 (2.11%) C#
7 3 (1.58%) C++
7 3 (1.58%) VB
8 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) VBScript
9 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.53%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (11.58%) Degree
2 13 (6.84%) MBA
3 5 (2.63%) ISEB
4 4 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.53%) HNC
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.21%) QA
2 3 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (3.16%) NSN NetAct
1 6 (3.16%) Netcool
2 3 (1.58%) Control-M
Vendors
1 72 (37.89%) SAP
2 41 (21.58%) Oracle
3 37 (19.47%) Microsoft
4 23 (12.11%) Informatica
5 22 (11.58%) Greenplum
6 13 (6.84%) Ariba
7 11 (5.79%) IBM
8 10 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
8 10 (5.26%) Cognos
9 5 (2.63%) HP
9 5 (2.63%) VMware
10 4 (2.11%) Teradata
10 4 (2.11%) Ericsson
11 3 (1.58%) Nortel
11 3 (1.58%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.58%) Mapinfo
11 3 (1.58%) Huawei
11 3 (1.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 2 (1.05%) SunGard
13 1 (0.53%) Cerner
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