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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 182 108 144
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +36
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 71 138 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 1.57% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 3.21% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 79 41
Average daily rate
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£380 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Average hourly rate £35.05 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.66% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.03 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+71.57% -50.00%
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
4370 4303 4983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.93% 49.00% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2276 2185 2156
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 250 287
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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 15 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the South East region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Histogram 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 15 September 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
Surrey +6 19 £390 +0.64% 3
Berkshire -15 19 £375 +14.32% 8
Buckinghamshire -22 13 £385 +0.32%
Middlesex -1 5 - - 1
West Sussex -3 4 £375 +25.00% 1
Kent -6 4 £475 +111.11%
Hampshire -22 4 £279 -15.31% 9
Oxfordshire -10 1 £500 +17.64%
East Sussex - - - -
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England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 70 (37.04%) SQL
2 59 (31.22%) Oracle
3 52 (27.51%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 44 (23.28%) Finance
6 42 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 41 (21.69%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (21.16%) Microsoft
9 39 (20.63%) BusinessObjects
10 36 (19.05%) ETL
11 34 (17.99%) SAP
12 26 (13.76%) SQL Server
13 22 (11.64%) Data Management
14 21 (11.11%) Management Information System
15 18 (9.52%) UNIX
16 17 (8.99%) MS Office
16 17 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (8.47%) Business Analysis
17 16 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 15 (7.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
19 14 (7.41%) BusinessObjects XI
20 13 (6.88%) Data Analysis
20 13 (6.88%) Migration
20 13 (6.88%) MS Access
21 12 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
21 12 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
21 12 (6.35%) QlikView
21 12 (6.35%) Degree
21 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
22 11 (5.82%) Radio Access Network

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 11 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.76%) SAS
3 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.53%) Documentum
Applications
1 45 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.99%) MS Office
3 8 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.59%) Maximo
3 2 (1.06%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.06%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.53%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.53%) Agresso
4 1 (0.53%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) SAP SEM
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Taleo
1 3 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.82%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (5.29%) 3G
2 10 (5.29%) 2G
3 9 (4.76%) LTE
4 5 (2.65%) 4G
4 5 (2.65%) GPRS
4 5 (2.65%) GSM
4 5 (2.65%) UMTS
5 4 (2.12%) SNMP
5 4 (2.12%) Telnet
6 3 (1.59%) Internet
6 3 (1.59%) DNS
6 3 (1.59%) DHCP
7 1 (0.53%) FTP
7 1 (0.53%) SAN
7 1 (0.53%) Intranet
7 1 (0.53%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.53%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.69%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (20.63%) BusinessObjects
3 26 (13.76%) SQL Server
4 16 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (7.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 14 (7.41%) BusinessObjects XI
7 13 (6.88%) MS Access
8 12 (6.35%) QlikView
8 12 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (5.82%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (4.76%) MySQL
11 8 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (4.23%) PowerCenter
11 8 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (3.70%) SAP BW
12 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database
13 6 (3.17%) DTS
13 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (2.12%) SAP BI
14 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Toad
2 3 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.53%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.53%) ProC
General
1 44 (23.28%) Finance
2 42 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.70%) Marketing
3 7 (3.70%) Banking
4 5 (2.65%) Legal
4 5 (2.65%) Military
5 4 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.59%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 67 (35.45%) Analyst
2 47 (24.87%) Developer
3 23 (12.17%) Data Analyst
4 20 (10.58%) Consultant
5 18 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 16 (8.47%) Business Developer
7 15 (7.94%) Business Objects Developer
8 10 (5.29%) SAP Consultant
9 8 (4.23%) Data Manager
9 8 (4.23%) MI Analyst
10 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (3.70%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Database Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 6 (3.17%) Architect
12 5 (2.65%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.65%) Report Analyst
12 5 (2.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.70%) XML
2 4 (2.12%) Middleware
2 4 (2.12%) Web Services
3 3 (1.59%) HTML
3 3 (1.59%) .NET
4 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.06%) MDX
4 2 (1.06%) Mason
5 1 (0.53%) JPA
5 1 (0.53%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.53%) Flash
5 1 (0.53%) BAPI
5 1 (0.53%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.12%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.59%) Data Conversion
4 3 (1.59%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.06%) NHS
5 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.53%) Economics
6 1 (0.53%) Informatics
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.53%) Replication
6 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.53%) FMCG
6 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.52%) UNIX
2 11 (5.82%) Linux
3 2 (1.06%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.51%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (19.05%) ETL
3 22 (11.64%) Data Management
4 17 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (8.47%) Business Analysis
6 13 (6.88%) Data Analysis
6 13 (6.88%) Migration
7 12 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (5.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
9 9 (4.76%) Analytics
9 9 (4.76%) Project Management
10 8 (4.23%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.70%) Performance Management
11 7 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
11 7 (3.70%) Data Migration
11 7 (3.70%) CRM
11 7 (3.70%) ERP
11 7 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 70 (37.04%) SQL
2 11 (5.82%) Java
3 7 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 7 (3.70%) VBA
4 6 (3.17%) Perl
4 6 (3.17%) C#
5 5 (2.65%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.12%) C++
7 3 (1.59%) VB
8 2 (1.06%) C
8 2 (1.06%) ABAP
8 2 (1.06%) VB6
8 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.53%) VBScript
9 1 (0.53%) XPath
9 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (6.35%) Degree
2 9 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.59%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) Basel II
2 1 (0.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.59%) Netcool
1 3 (1.59%) Control-M
1 3 (1.59%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 59 (31.22%) Oracle
2 40 (21.16%) Microsoft
3 34 (17.99%) SAP
4 9 (4.76%) Informatica
4 9 (4.76%) Greenplum
5 8 (4.23%) Teradata
6 5 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.65%) Ericsson
7 4 (2.12%) IBM
7 4 (2.12%) Nortel
7 4 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (2.12%) Huawei
7 4 (2.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (1.59%) Tableau
8 3 (1.59%) Mapinfo
8 3 (1.59%) Talend
8 3 (1.59%) Primavera
8 3 (1.59%) Cognos
9 2 (1.06%) Sagent
9 2 (1.06%) Telerik
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