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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 161 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +10
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 96 133 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 1.49% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% 3.12% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 57 49
Average daily rate
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£396 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £554 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.48 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.58% -12.62%
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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
4620 4257 3670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.11% 47.63% 47.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2425 2059 1691
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 262 327
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Buckinghamshire +3 28 £325 -18.75% 5
Berkshire -22 27 £450 -11.11% 1
Surrey -13 11 £396 +50.85% 6
Middlesex +8 7 £396 +13.14%
Oxfordshire -13 7 £278 -32.72% 1
West Sussex -26 5 £400 -19.19%
Hampshire -32 4 £350 +2.56% 1
East Sussex -2 3 £420 +12.00%
Kent - - - -
Sussex - - - -
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England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 92 (48.42%) SQL
2 85 (44.74%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (38.95%) BusinessObjects
3 74 (38.95%) SAP
4 52 (27.37%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (24.21%) Finance
6 45 (23.68%) Oracle
7 42 (22.11%) MS Excel
8 41 (21.58%) ETL
9 36 (18.95%) Microsoft
10 34 (17.89%) SAP BW
10 34 (17.89%) Telecoms
11 31 (16.32%) MS Office
11 31 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (13.16%) QlikView
12 25 (13.16%) Linux
12 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
13 23 (12.11%) Perl
13 23 (12.11%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (12.11%) Analytics
14 22 (11.58%) Radio Access Network
14 22 (11.58%) Informatica
15 21 (11.05%) Degree
16 20 (10.53%) Data Modelling
17 19 (10.00%) UNIX
18 18 (9.47%) SAP Data Services
19 17 (8.95%) Greenplum
20 16 (8.42%) BusinessObjects XI
21 15 (7.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
21 15 (7.89%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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%) SAS
1 6 (3.16%) CMS
2 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (22.11%) MS Excel
2 31 (16.32%) MS Office
3 13 (6.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.21%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.58%) SPSS
5 3 (1.58%) MS Project
6 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (6.84%) SAP SRM
2 4 (2.11%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.05%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.05%) SAP MDM
3 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.58%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (3.16%) 4G
2 6 (3.16%) 3G
2 6 (3.16%) 2G
3 5 (2.63%) LTE
3 5 (2.63%) GSM
4 4 (2.11%) GPRS
4 4 (2.11%) UMTS
5 3 (1.58%) Internet
6 2 (1.05%) LAN
6 2 (1.05%) WAN
6 2 (1.05%) Firewall
7 1 (0.53%) Telnet
7 1 (0.53%) DHCP
7 1 (0.53%) SNMP
7 1 (0.53%) DNS
7 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (38.95%) BusinessObjects
2 52 (27.37%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (17.89%) SAP BW
4 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 25 (13.16%) QlikView
5 23 (12.11%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (9.47%) SAP Data Services
7 16 (8.42%) BusinessObjects XI
8 15 (7.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 13 (6.84%) PowerCenter
10 12 (6.32%) Data Mart
11 11 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (5.79%) DB2
11 11 (5.79%) Relational Database
12 8 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (4.21%) MySQL
12 8 (4.21%) SAP BI
12 8 (4.21%) MS Access
13 7 (3.68%) SAP HANA
14 6 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.11%) ERwin
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 46 (24.21%) Finance
2 34 (17.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.68%) Banking
4 4 (2.11%) Legal
5 3 (1.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.58%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Military
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (28.95%) Analyst
2 49 (25.79%) Developer
3 21 (11.05%) Architect
4 17 (8.95%) Consultant
5 16 (8.42%) Business Developer
6 13 (6.84%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 11 (5.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (5.26%) Business Consultant
8 10 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 10 (5.26%) Business Objects Developer
9 7 (3.68%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.68%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (3.68%) Business Objects Consultant
9 7 (3.68%) SAP Developer
9 7 (3.68%) Designer
10 6 (3.16%) Technical Design Authority
10 6 (3.16%) Database Developer
11 5 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (2.63%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.84%) XML
2 5 (2.63%) Middleware
2 5 (2.63%) SAP XI
3 3 (1.58%) BAPI
4 2 (1.05%) MDX
4 2 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.05%) SAP ALE
4 2 (1.05%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.05%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (1.05%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (1.05%) .NET
4 2 (1.05%) Web Services
5 1 (0.53%) HTML
5 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.53%) CSS
5 1 (0.53%) ODBC
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.53%) HTML5
5 1 (0.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.74%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.16%) Data Extraction
3 6 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.16%) NHS
4 3 (1.58%) Statistics
4 3 (1.58%) GIS
4 3 (1.58%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.05%) Life Science
5 2 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.05%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (0.53%) Equities
6 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.53%) Informatics
6 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.16%) Linux
2 19 (10.00%) UNIX
3 9 (4.74%) Windows
4 5 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (44.74%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (21.58%) ETL
3 23 (12.11%) Analytics
4 20 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 15 (7.89%) Change Management
6 14 (7.37%) Migration
7 13 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (6.84%) Procure-to-pay
8 12 (6.32%) Project Management
8 12 (6.32%) Dimensional Modelling
9 11 (5.79%) Data Mapping
10 10 (5.26%) Validation
10 10 (5.26%) Data Management
11 9 (4.74%) Data Analysis
11 9 (4.74%) PRINCE2
12 8 (4.21%) Data Architecture
12 8 (4.21%) Data Migration
12 8 (4.21%) Test Scripting
13 7 (3.68%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (48.42%) SQL
2 23 (12.11%) Perl
3 13 (6.84%) Python
4 12 (6.32%) ABAP
5 9 (4.74%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.74%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.74%) Java
6 7 (3.68%) VBA
7 3 (1.58%) SAPscript
7 3 (1.58%) C#
8 2 (1.05%) C++
8 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.05%) VB
9 1 (0.53%) XPath
9 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (11.05%) Degree
2 13 (6.84%) MBA
3 5 (2.63%) ISEB
4 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.58%) VCP4
6 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) HNC
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.26%) QA
2 6 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.63%) Control-M
3 3 (1.58%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (1.58%) Netcool
Vendors
1 74 (38.95%) SAP
2 45 (23.68%) Oracle
3 36 (18.95%) Microsoft
4 22 (11.58%) Informatica
5 17 (8.95%) Greenplum
6 13 (6.84%) Ariba
7 10 (5.26%) Cognos
7 10 (5.26%) IBM
8 9 (4.74%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (2.63%) HP
9 5 (2.63%) VMware
10 3 (1.58%) Ericsson
10 3 (1.58%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (1.05%) Nortel
11 2 (1.05%) SunGard
11 2 (1.05%) Teradata
11 2 (1.05%) Huawei
12 1 (0.53%) Cerner
12 1 (0.53%) Tableau
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