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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 163 114 154
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +40
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 105 123 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 1.44% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 3.09% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 53 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £15.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £19.00 £21.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.48 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+43.06% +4.32%
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
4832 3979 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.76% 46.72% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2529 2038 1922
Average daily rate £365 £365 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 222 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Berkshire -7 31 £353 +8.46% 5
Surrey +4 26 £350 +59.09% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 22 £275 -29.26% 1
Hampshire -18 10 £325 +30.00% 8
West Sussex -23 6 £375 -11.76% 1
Middlesex 0 3 £396 -13.91%
Oxfordshire -29 3 £488 +30.00% 1
Kent -6 1 - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 88 (49.44%) SQL
2 71 (39.89%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (35.39%) BusinessObjects
4 62 (34.83%) SAP
5 48 (26.97%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (25.28%) MS Excel
7 42 (23.60%) Telecoms
8 41 (23.03%) Finance
8 41 (23.03%) Oracle
9 37 (20.79%) ETL
9 37 (20.79%) Microsoft
10 33 (18.54%) Linux
11 32 (17.98%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (15.17%) MS Office
12 27 (15.17%) Perl
13 26 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (14.04%) Greenplum
15 24 (13.48%) Radio Access Network
16 23 (12.92%) UNIX
17 21 (11.80%) SQL Server
17 21 (11.80%) Analytics
18 20 (11.24%) SAP BW
19 19 (10.67%) Informatica
20 17 (9.55%) Validation
20 17 (9.55%) Degree
20 17 (9.55%) Migration
21 16 (8.99%) Requirements Analysis
21 16 (8.99%) QlikView
22 15 (8.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
22 15 (8.43%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.81%) SAS
2 5 (2.81%) CMS
3 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 45 (25.28%) MS Excel
2 27 (15.17%) MS Office
3 13 (7.30%) MS Visio
3 13 (7.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.81%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.56%) SPSS
6 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (4.49%) SAP SRM
2 4 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.69%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.12%) Maximo
4 2 (1.12%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.56%) SAP SEM
5 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.56%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.56%) SAP ECC
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.48%) Radio Access Network
2 14 (7.87%) 2G
2 14 (7.87%) 3G
3 11 (6.18%) LTE
4 9 (5.06%) 4G
5 7 (3.93%) GSM
6 6 (3.37%) UMTS
6 6 (3.37%) GPRS
7 5 (2.81%) Telnet
7 5 (2.81%) SNMP
8 4 (2.25%) DHCP
8 4 (2.25%) DNS
9 3 (1.69%) Internet
10 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (35.39%) BusinessObjects
2 48 (26.97%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (17.98%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (11.80%) SQL Server
5 20 (11.24%) SAP BW
6 16 (8.99%) QlikView
7 15 (8.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 14 (7.87%) MySQL
8 14 (7.87%) MS Access
9 11 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (6.18%) BusinessObjects XI
10 10 (5.62%) PowerCenter
11 7 (3.93%) SAP BI
11 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
14 4 (2.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) ERwin
1 3 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.12%) Toad
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (23.60%) Telecoms
2 41 (23.03%) Finance
3 6 (3.37%) Legal
4 5 (2.81%) Marketing
4 5 (2.81%) Banking
5 4 (2.25%) Military
6 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.69%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (30.90%) Analyst
2 46 (25.84%) Developer
3 20 (11.24%) Consultant
4 18 (10.11%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.30%) Architect
6 12 (6.74%) Data Analyst
6 12 (6.74%) Database Developer
7 11 (6.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (5.62%) Business Developer
9 9 (5.06%) Business Objects Developer
9 9 (5.06%) Business Consultant
10 6 (3.37%) Technical Design Authority
10 6 (3.37%) Report Analyst
10 6 (3.37%) Business Objects Consultant
10 6 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.81%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.81%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.81%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.18%) XML
2 4 (2.25%) SAP XI
2 4 (2.25%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (1.69%) .NET
4 2 (1.12%) MDX
4 2 (1.12%) Middleware
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) ODBC
5 1 (0.56%) jQuery
5 1 (0.56%) BAPI
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.81%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.69%) NHS
4 3 (1.69%) Statistics
4 3 (1.69%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.12%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.12%) Replication
5 2 (1.12%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.12%) Informatics
5 2 (1.12%) Life Science
6 1 (0.56%) GIS
6 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.56%) Economics
6 1 (0.56%) Equities
6 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.54%) Linux
2 23 (12.92%) UNIX
3 3 (1.69%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (39.89%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (20.79%) ETL
3 21 (11.80%) Analytics
4 17 (9.55%) Validation
4 17 (9.55%) Migration
5 16 (8.99%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (7.30%) Business Analysis
8 12 (6.74%) Dimensional Modelling
8 12 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.74%) Project Management
9 10 (5.62%) Data Analysis
10 9 (5.06%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.06%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.49%) Performance Management
11 8 (4.49%) Data Management
11 8 (4.49%) Change Management
12 7 (3.93%) Procure-to-pay
13 6 (3.37%) Test Scripting
13 6 (3.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 88 (49.44%) SQL
2 27 (15.17%) Perl
3 12 (6.74%) Python
4 9 (5.06%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.49%) VBA
6 6 (3.37%) C#
7 5 (2.81%) C++
7 5 (2.81%) Java
8 3 (1.69%) VB
9 2 (1.12%) ABAP
10 1 (0.56%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.56%) VBScript
10 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (9.55%) Degree
2 7 (3.93%) MBA
3 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.25%) ISEB
5 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) Basel II
3 1 (0.56%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.25%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.25%) Netcool
3 2 (1.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 62 (34.83%) SAP
2 41 (23.03%) Oracle
3 37 (20.79%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.04%) Greenplum
5 19 (10.67%) Informatica
6 9 (5.06%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (4.49%) Ericsson
8 7 (3.93%) Ariba
8 7 (3.93%) Cognos
8 7 (3.93%) Teradata
9 6 (3.37%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 6 (3.37%) Huawei
9 6 (3.37%) IBM
9 6 (3.37%) Nortel
10 3 (1.69%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.69%) Mapinfo
10 3 (1.69%) Talend
11 2 (1.12%) Telerik
11 2 (1.12%) SunGard
11 2 (1.12%) Primavera
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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