The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 137 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 113 118 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 1.41% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 2.43% 2.90% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 74
Average daily rate £375 £362 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £201 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £362 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £15.20 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £51.20 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £24.75 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -30.03%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4654 4075 5404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.96% 48.62% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2323 1980 2368
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £209 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 324 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Business Objects
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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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 52 £440 +120.00% 3
Hampshire +10 16 £325 -31.57% 8
Buckinghamshire -16 16 £375 -6.25% 5
Surrey -14 11 £170 -57.50% 3
Middlesex -8 3 £300 -36.84%
West Sussex -10 3 £400 -
Oxfordshire -2 2 - - 5
East Sussex -6 2 £375 -21.05% 1
Kent +6 1 - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Business Objects
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Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 96 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 86 (37.72%) SQL
3 75 (32.89%) Oracle
4 74 (32.46%) BusinessObjects
5 68 (29.82%) Data Warehouse
6 65 (28.51%) SAP
7 50 (21.93%) MS Excel
8 44 (19.30%) ETL
9 42 (18.42%) SQL Server
9 42 (18.42%) Finance
10 31 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (13.16%) Cognos
12 27 (11.84%) Data Modelling
12 27 (11.84%) Informatica
13 24 (10.53%) Microsoft
13 24 (10.53%) Telecoms
13 24 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (10.09%) Data Management
14 23 (10.09%) Analytics
15 21 (9.21%) BusinessObjects XI
15 21 (9.21%) CRM
16 20 (8.77%) SAP BW
16 20 (8.77%) Project Management
16 20 (8.77%) Oracle Database
17 19 (8.33%) NHS
17 19 (8.33%) Data Analysis
18 17 (7.46%) Migration
18 17 (7.46%) IBM
18 17 (7.46%) VBA
18 17 (7.46%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (2.19%) SAS
2 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.32%) GlassFish
3 2 (0.88%) Documentum
3 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.88%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.44%) Apache
4 1 (0.44%) Liferay
Applications
1 50 (21.93%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.58%) MS Office
2 15 (6.58%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.63%) MS Project
5 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.88%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.44%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (2.19%) SAP BPC
2 4 (1.75%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.75%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.75%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.75%) Oracle BRM
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.32%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.88%) CA Clarity
4 2 (0.88%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.88%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.44%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.44%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.07%) ATM
1 7 (3.07%) SDH
1 7 (3.07%) VPN
1 7 (3.07%) 3G
1 7 (3.07%) DWDM
1 7 (3.07%) MPLS
1 7 (3.07%) OSPF
1 7 (3.07%) BGP
1 7 (3.07%) RSVP
1 7 (3.07%) VRRP
1 7 (3.07%) 2G
1 7 (3.07%) LTE
1 7 (3.07%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (3.07%) HSRP
1 7 (3.07%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.44%) IPv4
3 1 (0.44%) SAN
3 1 (0.44%) VoIP
3 1 (0.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (32.46%) BusinessObjects
2 68 (29.82%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (18.42%) SQL Server
4 31 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (9.21%) BusinessObjects XI
7 20 (8.77%) SAP BW
7 20 (8.77%) Oracle Database
8 17 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (6.58%) PowerCenter
9 15 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (5.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 13 (5.70%) SAP Data Services
11 12 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (5.26%) QlikView
11 12 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (4.82%) MS Access
12 11 (4.82%) Data Mining
12 11 (4.82%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (4.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Rational Rose
1 2 (0.88%) ERwin
1 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.44%) LSMW
2 1 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 42 (18.42%) Finance
2 24 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.95%) Banking
3 9 (3.95%) Marketing
4 8 (3.51%) Retail
5 6 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.32%) Billing
7 3 (1.32%) German Language
8 2 (0.88%) Avionics
8 2 (0.88%) Publishing
8 2 (0.88%) Electronics
8 2 (0.88%) Military
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (34.21%) Analyst
2 48 (21.05%) Developer
3 24 (10.53%) Business Developer
4 23 (10.09%) Consultant
4 23 (10.09%) Business Objects Developer
5 21 (9.21%) Data Analyst
6 20 (8.77%) Business Analyst
7 19 (8.33%) Architect
8 18 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 11 (4.82%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 9 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 8 (3.51%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.51%) Report Analyst
12 8 (3.51%) Change Manager
12 8 (3.51%) Information Analyst
13 7 (3.07%) Test Engineer
13 7 (3.07%) Business Objects Consultant
13 7 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.07%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.82%) XML
2 10 (4.39%) HTML
3 6 (2.63%) .NET
3 6 (2.63%) ODBC
3 6 (2.63%) MDX
4 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.32%) JDBC
5 3 (1.32%) Struts
5 3 (1.32%) Java EE
6 2 (0.88%) Web Services
7 1 (0.44%) SOAP
7 1 (0.44%) EJB
7 1 (0.44%) Flash
7 1 (0.44%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.44%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.44%) JAXB
7 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.44%) JMX
7 1 (0.44%) JSF
7 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.33%) NHS
2 8 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.19%) Replication
4 4 (1.75%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.88%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.44%) Open Source
7 1 (0.44%) DataPower
7 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.44%) Neural Network
7 1 (0.44%) Informatics
7 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.32%) UNIX
1 3 (1.32%) Windows
2 1 (0.44%) Solaris
2 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (19.30%) ETL
3 27 (11.84%) Data Modelling
4 23 (10.09%) Data Management
4 23 (10.09%) Analytics
5 21 (9.21%) CRM
6 20 (8.77%) Project Management
7 19 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 17 (7.46%) Migration
9 14 (6.14%) Change Management
9 14 (6.14%) Service Management
9 14 (6.14%) ERP
9 14 (6.14%) Data Cleansing
10 13 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.26%) ITIL
11 12 (5.26%) Performance Management
12 11 (4.82%) Master Data Management
13 10 (4.39%) Kimball Methodology
13 10 (4.39%) Performance Monitoring
14 9 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (37.72%) SQL
2 17 (7.46%) PL/SQL
2 17 (7.46%) VBA
3 12 (5.26%) VB
4 10 (4.39%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.07%) Java
5 7 (3.07%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.63%) C#
7 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.32%) VB6
8 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (3.51%) Degree
2 7 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.44%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.70%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.19%) QA
2 5 (2.19%) TickIT
3 3 (1.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Control-M
1 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.44%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 75 (32.89%) Oracle
2 65 (28.51%) SAP
3 30 (13.16%) Cognos
4 27 (11.84%) Informatica
5 24 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 17 (7.46%) IBM
7 9 (3.95%) Teradata
8 8 (3.51%) Hyperion
9 7 (3.07%) BT
9 7 (3.07%) OPNET
9 7 (3.07%) Huawei
9 7 (3.07%) Nortel
9 7 (3.07%) Tableau
10 5 (2.19%) Ab Initio
10 5 (2.19%) Siebel
11 4 (1.75%) Unica
11 4 (1.75%) hybris
12 3 (1.32%) Remedy
12 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
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