The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 of the Database & Business Intelligence category 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 219 211 221
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 33 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.85% 1.48% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 13
Average daily rate £440 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £16.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1784 1621 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.52% 19.02% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 855 960
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 64 45
Average hourly rate £52.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%
BusinessObjects
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 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 - 19 £440 - 1
Surrey - 5 - -
Hampshire -3 2 £370 -22.10%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 74 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 65 (87.84%) SAP
3 35 (47.30%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (37.84%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (36.49%) Oracle
6 23 (31.08%) Cognos
7 20 (27.03%) SAP BW
8 16 (21.62%) SQL
8 16 (21.62%) Finance
9 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
9 15 (20.27%) ETL
10 14 (18.92%) Informatica
10 14 (18.92%) ERP
10 14 (18.92%) BusinessObjects XI
11 13 (17.57%) Change Management
11 13 (17.57%) Migration
12 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
12 12 (16.22%) Project Management
13 11 (14.86%) CRM
13 11 (14.86%) SAP Data Services
14 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database
14 10 (13.51%) Performance Management
14 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
14 10 (13.51%) IBM
15 9 (12.16%) PowerCenter
15 9 (12.16%) ITIL
15 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
16 8 (10.81%) Data Quality

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (2.70%) SAP EP
1 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.35%) SAS
2 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.05%) MS Project
4 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) SAP BPC
2 4 (5.41%) SAP SD
2 4 (5.41%) SAP FI
2 4 (5.41%) SAP MM
3 3 (4.05%) SAP ERP
3 3 (4.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.70%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.35%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (27.03%) SAP BW
3 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
4 14 (18.92%) BusinessObjects XI
5 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (14.86%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database
8 9 (12.16%) PowerCenter
8 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (9.46%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (9.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (8.11%) SAP BI
12 5 (6.76%) DataStage
12 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (5.41%) QlikView
13 4 (5.41%) MS Access
14 3 (4.05%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.35%) LSMW
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.05%) Billing
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Architect
4 9 (12.16%) Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 8 (10.81%) Change Manager
5 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Project Manager
6 7 (9.46%) Business Developer
6 7 (9.46%) SAP Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Business Objects Developer
7 6 (8.11%) SAP Architect
7 6 (8.11%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Data Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Business Objects Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (6.76%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) XML
2 6 (8.11%) ODBC
3 5 (6.76%) HTML
4 4 (5.41%) MDX
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.70%) .NET
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.35%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Replication
2 2 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.35%) DataPower
3 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) UNIX
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (20.27%) ETL
3 14 (18.92%) ERP
4 13 (17.57%) Change Management
4 13 (17.57%) Migration
5 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
5 12 (16.22%) Project Management
6 11 (14.86%) CRM
7 10 (13.51%) Performance Management
8 9 (12.16%) ITIL
9 7 (9.46%) Analytics
9 7 (9.46%) Master Data Management
9 7 (9.46%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (9.46%) Data Management
10 6 (8.11%) Validation
11 5 (6.76%) CMMI
11 5 (6.76%) eTOM
11 5 (6.76%) Use Case
11 5 (6.76%) Dimensional Modelling
12 4 (5.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) VBA
3 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.05%) VB
5 2 (2.70%) VB6
5 2 (2.70%) C#
5 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.35%) CIMA
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.76%) TickIT
2 5 (6.76%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 65 (87.84%) SAP
3 27 (36.49%) Oracle
4 23 (31.08%) Cognos
5 14 (18.92%) Informatica
6 10 (13.51%) IBM
7 8 (10.81%) Hyperion
8 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.35%) Remedy
9 1 (1.35%) Sybase
9 1 (1.35%) Tableau