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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 129 151 113
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -38
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 153 103 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.13% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.20% 5.91% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 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 £375 £375 £375
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%
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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
2125 1744 1764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.44% 19.07% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1289 1007 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 34 30 48
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.04 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 39 £375 - 11
Hampshire +22 38 £350 -2.09% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 32 £403 +23.84% 1
Surrey -7 29 £425 +13.33% 3
West Sussex -15 5 - - 2
Middlesex -3 4 £300 -14.28%
Sussex - 1 £423 -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (41.70%) SQL
2 100 (38.61%) Oracle
3 98 (37.84%) SAP
4 89 (34.36%) Business Intelligence
5 61 (23.55%) Data Warehouse
6 56 (21.62%) Data Modelling
7 47 (18.15%) Finance
8 44 (16.99%) SQL Server
9 40 (15.44%) MS Excel
9 40 (15.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 39 (15.06%) Security Cleared
10 39 (15.06%) SAS
11 35 (13.51%) Oracle BI EE
11 35 (13.51%) Oracle Database
12 29 (11.20%) ETL
13 28 (10.81%) Microsoft
13 28 (10.81%) XML
13 28 (10.81%) Informatica
14 27 (10.42%) Analytics
15 26 (10.04%) SC Cleared
15 26 (10.04%) SAP BW
16 25 (9.65%) Migration
17 24 (9.27%) Telecoms
17 24 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (9.27%) Data Integration
18 22 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (8.49%) UNIX
18 22 (8.49%) BusinessObjects XI
19 21 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 20 (7.72%) MS PowerPoint

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (15.06%) SAS
2 11 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.25%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.09%) Confluence
4 7 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.93%) NetWeaver
6 4 (1.54%) Lync
6 4 (1.54%) IIS
6 4 (1.54%) Documentum
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 40 (15.44%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (5.02%) MS Office
4 7 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.70%) SAP SRM
1 7 (2.70%) SAP ERP
1 7 (2.70%) SAP MII
2 5 (1.93%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.16%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (1.16%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.16%) Metrica
3 3 (1.16%) 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
4 2 (0.77%) Agresso
5 1 (0.39%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.16%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.16%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.70%) 3G
2 6 (2.32%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (1.93%) 4G
3 5 (1.93%) Intranet
3 5 (1.93%) LAN
3 5 (1.93%) WAN
4 4 (1.54%) LTE
4 4 (1.54%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.16%) 2G
5 3 (1.16%) RNC
6 2 (0.77%) SAN
7 1 (0.39%) GPRS
7 1 (0.39%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (23.55%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (16.99%) SQL Server
3 40 (15.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 35 (13.51%) Oracle BI EE
4 35 (13.51%) Oracle Database
5 26 (10.04%) SAP BW
6 24 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (8.49%) BusinessObjects XI
8 21 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (7.72%) QlikView
9 20 (7.72%) Relational Database
10 19 (7.34%) SAP BI
11 13 (5.02%) DB2
11 13 (5.02%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (4.63%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (4.63%) PowerCenter
12 12 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (4.25%) Xcelsius
13 11 (4.25%) SAP Data Services
13 11 (4.25%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (3.09%) JIRA
2 7 (2.70%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.39%) Toad
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
General
1 47 (18.15%) Finance
2 24 (9.27%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.63%) Marketing
4 10 (3.86%) Banking
5 8 (3.09%) Automotive
6 7 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.54%) Legal
9 3 (1.16%) Retail
10 2 (0.77%) Military
10 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.39%) Front Office
11 1 (0.39%) Back Office
11 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (33.59%) Developer
2 85 (32.82%) Analyst
3 31 (11.97%) Business Analyst
4 25 (9.65%) Business Objects Developer
5 24 (9.27%) Business Developer
6 23 (8.88%) Data Analyst
7 22 (8.49%) Consultant
8 18 (6.95%) Architect
9 16 (6.18%) SAP Consultant
10 14 (5.41%) SQL Developer
10 14 (5.41%) Test Analyst
11 13 (5.02%) SAP Developer
12 12 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 10 (3.86%) Financial Analyst
14 9 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.47%) Oracle Developer
14 9 (3.47%) ABAP Developer
15 8 (3.09%) Administrator
16 7 (2.70%) Designer
16 7 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.81%) XML
2 18 (6.95%) SAP XI
3 12 (4.63%) .NET
3 12 (4.63%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.09%) J2EE
4 8 (3.09%) HTML
5 6 (2.32%) Middleware
5 6 (2.32%) Web Dynpro
5 6 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (1.93%) BAPI
7 4 (1.54%) SAP PI
8 3 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.16%) MDX
8 3 (1.16%) SAP Smart Forms
8 3 (1.16%) SAP Basis
8 3 (1.16%) SAP ALE
8 3 (1.16%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.77%) Web Services
9 2 (0.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.27%) Data Integration
2 20 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.34%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.09%) Oracle Exalytics
5 4 (1.54%) Statistics
5 4 (1.54%) FMCG
6 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.16%) NHS
6 3 (1.16%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.16%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.77%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.39%) Informatics
8 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.39%) Replication
8 1 (0.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.49%) UNIX
2 16 (6.18%) Windows
3 7 (2.70%) Linux
4 5 (1.93%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.54%) AIX
5 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.16%) VMS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (34.36%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (21.62%) Data Modelling
3 29 (11.20%) ETL
4 27 (10.42%) Analytics
5 25 (9.65%) Migration
6 22 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (7.72%) Waterfall
8 18 (6.95%) Systems Analysis
9 17 (6.56%) OO
9 17 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (6.18%) Project Management
11 14 (5.41%) Workflow
11 14 (5.41%) Data Analysis
11 14 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (5.41%) System Testing
11 14 (5.41%) Data Migration
12 13 (5.02%) Test Scripting
13 11 (4.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (41.70%) SQL
2 20 (7.72%) Java
2 20 (7.72%) PL/SQL
3 17 (6.56%) ABAP
4 15 (5.79%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.47%) Perl
6 8 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.09%) VBA
6 8 (3.09%) VBScript
6 8 (3.09%) R
7 7 (2.70%) C#
8 6 (2.32%) C++
8 6 (2.32%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.93%) SAPscript
9 5 (1.93%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.93%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.16%) MapBasic
10 3 (1.16%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (15.06%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.04%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.34%) Degree
4 4 (1.54%) MBA
5 3 (1.16%) SAS Certification
5 3 (1.16%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ISEB
7 1 (0.39%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.02%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.70%) SLA
3 6 (2.32%) QA
4 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.54%) XenApp
2 4 (1.54%) XenServer
2 4 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (4.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.16%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 100 (38.61%) Oracle
2 98 (37.84%) SAP
3 28 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 28 (10.81%) Informatica
4 14 (5.41%) Adobe
5 9 (3.47%) Ab Initio
6 8 (3.09%) webMethods
6 8 (3.09%) Netezza
6 8 (3.09%) Pega
6 8 (3.09%) Tableau
6 8 (3.09%) Ariba
7 7 (2.70%) BEA
7 7 (2.70%) Mapinfo
8 6 (2.32%) Teradata
8 6 (2.32%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.93%) Eloqua
9 5 (1.93%) Aprimo
10 4 (1.54%) Greenplum
10 4 (1.54%) VMware
10 4 (1.54%) Citrix
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