The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills 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 BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 1 September 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 129 150 111
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -39
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 156 105 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.55% 1.13% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.25% 5.93% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 49 77
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£375 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.28 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +75.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.20 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.49% +21.42%
BusinessObjects
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2152 1770 1765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.41% 19.05% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1021 946
Average daily rate £375 £350 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 48
Average hourly rate £28.13 £32.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.13 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £49.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessObjects across the South East region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the South East region.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BusinessObjects
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 BusinessObjects within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 +12 40 £375 - 11
Hampshire +32 39 £350 - 4
Buckinghamshire +10 31 £440 +35.38% 1
Surrey -10 30 £425 +13.33% 1
West Sussex -17 5 - - 2
Middlesex -1 4 £300 -
Sussex - 1 £423 -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 108 (41.54%) SQL
2 100 (38.46%) Oracle
3 98 (37.69%) SAP
4 90 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
5 62 (23.85%) Data Warehouse
6 56 (21.54%) Data Modelling
7 49 (18.85%) Finance
8 45 (17.31%) SQL Server
9 42 (16.15%) MS Excel
10 40 (15.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 39 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 39 (15.00%) SAS
12 35 (13.46%) Oracle BI EE
12 35 (13.46%) Oracle Database
13 29 (11.15%) Microsoft
14 28 (10.77%) ETL
15 27 (10.38%) Informatica
16 26 (10.00%) SAP BW
16 26 (10.00%) XML
16 26 (10.00%) SC Cleared
17 25 (9.62%) Data Integration
17 25 (9.62%) Analytics
17 25 (9.62%) Migration
17 25 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 24 (9.23%) Telecoms
19 22 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (8.08%) MS PowerPoint
20 21 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 20 (7.69%) Degree

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (15.00%) SAS
2 11 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.08%) Confluence
4 7 (2.69%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.92%) NetWeaver
6 4 (1.54%) IIS
6 4 (1.54%) Documentum
6 4 (1.54%) Lync
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 42 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (5.00%) MS Office
4 7 (2.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.69%) SAP SRM
1 7 (2.69%) SAP ERP
1 7 (2.69%) SAP MII
2 5 (1.92%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.15%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (1.15%) Agresso
3 3 (1.15%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.15%) Metrica
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.77%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.77%) Maximo
4 2 (0.77%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.77%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.77%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (0.77%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.69%) 3G
2 6 (2.31%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (1.92%) 4G
3 5 (1.92%) Intranet
3 5 (1.92%) LAN
3 5 (1.92%) WAN
4 4 (1.54%) LTE
4 4 (1.54%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.15%) 2G
5 3 (1.15%) RNC
6 2 (0.77%) SAN
7 1 (0.38%) GPRS
7 1 (0.38%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (23.85%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (17.31%) SQL Server
3 40 (15.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 35 (13.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 35 (13.46%) Oracle Database
5 26 (10.00%) SAP BW
6 25 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (7.31%) SAP BI
8 19 (7.31%) Relational Database
8 19 (7.31%) QlikView
8 19 (7.31%) BusinessObjects XI
9 14 (5.38%) DB2
10 12 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (4.23%) SAP Data Services
11 11 (4.23%) Xcelsius
11 11 (4.23%) PowerCenter
12 9 (3.46%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (3.08%) JIRA
2 7 (2.69%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.38%) Toad
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 49 (18.85%) Finance
2 24 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.62%) Marketing
4 11 (4.23%) Banking
5 8 (3.08%) Automotive
6 7 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.54%) Legal
8 4 (1.54%) Retail
9 2 (0.77%) Military
9 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (33.46%) Developer
2 86 (33.08%) Analyst
3 31 (11.92%) Business Analyst
4 26 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 25 (9.62%) Business Objects Developer
6 24 (9.23%) Data Analyst
7 21 (8.08%) Consultant
8 18 (6.92%) Architect
9 16 (6.15%) SAP Consultant
10 14 (5.38%) SQL Developer
11 13 (5.00%) Test Analyst
11 13 (5.00%) SAP Developer
12 12 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 11 (4.23%) Financial Analyst
14 9 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.46%) Oracle Developer
14 9 (3.46%) ABAP Developer
15 8 (3.08%) Administrator
15 8 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 7 (2.69%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.00%) XML
2 18 (6.92%) SAP XI
3 12 (4.62%) .NET
3 12 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.08%) J2EE
4 8 (3.08%) HTML
5 6 (2.31%) Middleware
5 6 (2.31%) Web Dynpro
5 6 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (1.92%) BAPI
7 4 (1.54%) SAP PI
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.15%) SAP Smart Forms
8 3 (1.15%) SAP Basis
8 3 (1.15%) SAP ALE
8 3 (1.15%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.77%) Web Services
9 2 (0.77%) CSS
9 2 (0.77%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.62%) Data Integration
2 21 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.31%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.08%) Oracle Exalytics
5 5 (1.92%) FMCG
6 4 (1.54%) Statistics
6 4 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.15%) NHS
7 3 (1.15%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.38%) Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.38%) Informatics
9 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.69%) UNIX
2 17 (6.54%) Windows
3 8 (3.08%) Linux
4 5 (1.92%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.54%) AIX
5 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.15%) VMS
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (21.54%) Data Modelling
3 28 (10.77%) ETL
4 25 (9.62%) Migration
4 25 (9.62%) Analytics
5 22 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 17 (6.54%) Systems Analysis
8 16 (6.15%) Project Management
8 16 (6.15%) OO
8 16 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (5.77%) Data Analysis
10 14 (5.38%) Requirements Analysis
10 14 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (5.38%) System Testing
10 14 (5.38%) Data Migration
10 14 (5.38%) Workflow
11 13 (5.00%) Test Scripting
12 11 (4.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (41.54%) SQL
2 19 (7.31%) Java
3 18 (6.92%) PL/SQL
4 17 (6.54%) ABAP
5 14 (5.38%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.08%) VBA
6 8 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.08%) Perl
6 8 (3.08%) R
7 7 (2.69%) VBScript
8 6 (2.31%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.31%) C#
9 5 (1.92%) C++
9 5 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.92%) SAPscript
9 5 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.15%) VB
11 3 (1.15%) MapBasic
12 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (1.54%) SAS Certification
4 4 (1.54%) MBA
5 3 (1.15%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.38%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.08%) SLA
3 6 (2.31%) QA
4 3 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.54%) XenApp
2 4 (1.54%) XenServer
2 4 (1.54%) vSphere
3 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.15%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.38%) Netcool
3 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 100 (38.46%) Oracle
2 98 (37.69%) SAP
3 29 (11.15%) Microsoft
4 27 (10.38%) Informatica
5 14 (5.38%) Adobe
6 10 (3.85%) Ab Initio
7 9 (3.46%) webMethods
8 8 (3.08%) Netezza
8 8 (3.08%) Pega
8 8 (3.08%) Ariba
8 8 (3.08%) Tableau
9 7 (2.69%) BEA
9 7 (2.69%) Teradata
9 7 (2.69%) Mapinfo
10 6 (2.31%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.92%) Aprimo
11 5 (1.92%) Eloqua
12 4 (1.54%) Greenplum
12 4 (1.54%) VMware
12 4 (1.54%) Citrix
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