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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 159 137 126
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 96 113 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 1.26% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 2.65% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 61 50
Average daily rate
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£420 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £218 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -45.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.39%
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
4220 4260 4150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.64% 47.44% 50.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2122 2056
Average daily rate £388 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 242 321
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.07 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 25 £508 +30.96% 2
Hampshire +2 18 £324 -10.51% 3
Buckinghamshire -20 17 £313 +7.75% 5
Surrey +15 10 £360 +60.00% 3
Oxfordshire -15 8 £475 +5.55%
Kent +7 6 £263 - 1
Middlesex +7 5 £348 -0.57%
West Sussex -18 5 £450 +8.43%
East Sussex - 2 £143 - 1
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 91 (47.40%) SQL
2 75 (39.06%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (34.38%) BusinessObjects
3 66 (34.38%) SAP
4 64 (33.33%) Oracle
5 57 (29.69%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (23.44%) Finance
7 41 (21.35%) MS Excel
8 34 (17.71%) SQL Server
9 30 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 30 (15.63%) ETL
10 28 (14.58%) Telecoms
10 28 (14.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 27 (14.06%) Degree
12 26 (13.54%) Data Modelling
13 25 (13.02%) SAP BW
13 25 (13.02%) Analytics
14 24 (12.50%) MS Office
15 23 (11.98%) XML
15 23 (11.98%) SAP Data Services
16 22 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (10.94%) QlikView
18 20 (10.42%) PL/SQL
18 20 (10.42%) Informatica
19 19 (9.90%) Management Information System
20 17 (8.85%) UNIX
21 16 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 16 (8.33%) Oracle Database
21 16 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
21 16 (8.33%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (5.21%) SAS
2 9 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.52%) Documentum
6 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 41 (21.35%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.50%) MS Office
3 8 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) SPSS
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (7.81%) SAP SRM
2 5 (2.60%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (2.08%) SAP MDM
3 4 (2.08%) SAP BPC
4 3 (1.56%) WebTrends
5 2 (1.04%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.04%) Maximo
6 1 (0.52%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.52%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.56%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.81%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (4.17%) LTE
3 7 (3.65%) 4G
3 7 (3.65%) 3G
4 4 (2.08%) GPRS
4 4 (2.08%) GSM
4 4 (2.08%) LAN
4 4 (2.08%) UMTS
4 4 (2.08%) WAN
5 3 (1.56%) 2G
6 2 (1.04%) Intranet
6 2 (1.04%) Firewall
7 1 (0.52%) SAN
7 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (34.38%) BusinessObjects
2 57 (29.69%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (17.71%) SQL Server
4 28 (14.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 25 (13.02%) SAP BW
6 23 (11.98%) SAP Data Services
7 21 (10.94%) QlikView
8 16 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (8.33%) Oracle Database
8 16 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
9 15 (7.81%) Data Mart
9 15 (7.81%) DB2
10 12 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
11 11 (5.73%) PowerCenter
11 11 (5.73%) SAP BI
12 10 (5.21%) Relational Database
13 9 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (4.17%) SAP HANA
15 7 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.08%) CA Gen
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.52%) ERwin
General
1 45 (23.44%) Finance
2 28 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.17%) Marketing
4 5 (2.60%) Legal
4 5 (2.60%) Banking
5 4 (2.08%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.56%) Retail
6 3 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 71 (36.98%) Developer
2 46 (23.96%) Analyst
3 24 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 20 (10.42%) Architect
5 18 (9.38%) Business Objects Developer
6 12 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 12 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (5.73%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.73%) Consultant
8 9 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.17%) SAP Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.13%) Designer
12 5 (2.60%) Senior Architect
12 5 (2.60%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.98%) XML
2 9 (4.69%) ASP.NET
2 9 (4.69%) .NET
2 9 (4.69%) HTML
2 9 (4.69%) Middleware
3 8 (4.17%) SAP XI
4 4 (2.08%) J2EE
4 4 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.56%) BAPI
5 3 (1.56%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (1.56%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.04%) CSS
6 2 (1.04%) Web Services
6 2 (1.04%) MDX
6 2 (1.04%) SAP ALE
6 2 (1.04%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (1.04%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.52%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (0.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.90%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.73%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.13%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.08%) NHS
6 3 (1.56%) Oracle Exalytics
6 3 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.04%) GIS
7 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.04%) Life Science
7 2 (1.04%) Statistics
7 2 (1.04%) Replication
7 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.04%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.85%) UNIX
2 12 (6.25%) Windows
2 12 (6.25%) Linux
3 8 (4.17%) AIX
4 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (39.06%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (15.63%) ETL
3 26 (13.54%) Data Modelling
4 25 (13.02%) Analytics
5 15 (7.81%) Procure-to-pay
5 15 (7.81%) Change Management
6 14 (7.29%) Migration
7 12 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.21%) System Testing
9 10 (5.21%) Waterfall
10 9 (4.69%) SDLC
10 9 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (4.69%) Workflow
10 9 (4.69%) Business Analysis
10 9 (4.69%) Data Management
11 8 (4.17%) OO
11 8 (4.17%) ITIL
11 8 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 91 (47.40%) SQL
2 20 (10.42%) PL/SQL
3 13 (6.77%) Java
4 12 (6.25%) Perl
4 12 (6.25%) ABAP
5 10 (5.21%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.69%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.65%) Python
7 7 (3.65%) VBA
7 7 (3.65%) VBScript
8 6 (3.13%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (2.08%) C#
10 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.56%) R
11 3 (1.56%) C++
11 3 (1.56%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.52%) XPath
12 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (14.06%) Degree
2 16 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.77%) MBA
4 9 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.04%) ISEB
7 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.08%) QA
3 3 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.08%) Netcool
3 3 (1.56%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (1.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 66 (34.38%) SAP
2 64 (33.33%) Oracle
3 30 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.42%) Informatica
5 15 (7.81%) Ariba
6 11 (5.73%) Greenplum
7 10 (5.21%) IBM
8 8 (4.17%) Cognos
9 7 (3.65%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (3.13%) HP
10 6 (3.13%) Adobe
10 6 (3.13%) Tableau
11 5 (2.60%) Eloqua
11 5 (2.60%) VMware
11 5 (2.60%) Aprimo
11 5 (2.60%) Mapinfo
12 4 (2.08%) webMethods
12 4 (2.08%) BEA
12 4 (2.08%) Pega
13 3 (1.56%) Ab Initio
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