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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 133 137 123
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 133 119 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.29% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.70% 6.83% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 59 65
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £204 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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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
1986 1743 1661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.83% 18.95% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 997 878
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £13.32 £17.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Hampshire +17 33 £328 -10.27% 2
Berkshire +11 30 £403 +2.28% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 27 £365 +21.66% 1
Surrey -10 21 £400 +10.34% 8
West Sussex -7 7 £450 +20.00% 1
Oxfordshire -21 6 £492 +3.47%
Middlesex -4 5 £300 -14.28%
Kent -3 2 - - 3
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England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 90 (40.18%) SQL
2 89 (39.73%) Business Intelligence
3 86 (38.39%) Oracle
3 86 (38.39%) SAP
4 57 (25.45%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 41 (18.30%) Finance
7 39 (17.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 35 (15.63%) ETL
9 31 (13.84%) XML
9 31 (13.84%) SQL Server
10 27 (12.05%) MS Excel
11 26 (11.61%) Informatica
11 26 (11.61%) Migration
12 24 (10.71%) SAP BW
12 24 (10.71%) Microsoft
12 24 (10.71%) PL/SQL
12 24 (10.71%) Security Cleared
12 24 (10.71%) Oracle Database
13 23 (10.27%) QlikView
14 22 (9.82%) Analytics
15 21 (9.38%) Telecoms
16 20 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (8.93%) Degree
16 20 (8.93%) Java
16 20 (8.93%) Oracle BI EE
17 19 (8.48%) UNIX
18 18 (8.04%) SAP BI
18 18 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (8.04%) Data Mart

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (7.59%) SAS
2 11 (4.91%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.79%) IIS
6 4 (1.79%) Documentum
6 4 (1.79%) NetWeaver
6 4 (1.79%) Confluence
6 4 (1.79%) Lync
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 27 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.70%) MS Office
3 9 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.13%) SAP SRM
1 7 (3.13%) SAP MII
2 5 (2.23%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (2.23%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.79%) SAP BPC
3 4 (1.79%) SAP MDM
4 3 (1.34%) WebTrends
4 3 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.89%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.89%) Maximo
5 2 (0.89%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.45%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.45%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.34%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.34%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.23%) LTE
1 5 (2.23%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (1.79%) NetScaler
2 4 (1.79%) 4G
2 4 (1.79%) LAN
2 4 (1.79%) WAN
2 4 (1.79%) Intranet
2 4 (1.79%) 3G
3 2 (0.89%) SAN
4 1 (0.45%) UMTS
4 1 (0.45%) GPRS
4 1 (0.45%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (25.45%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (17.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 31 (13.84%) SQL Server
4 24 (10.71%) SAP BW
4 24 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 23 (10.27%) QlikView
6 20 (8.93%) Oracle BI EE
6 20 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (8.04%) Data Mart
7 18 (8.04%) SAP BI
7 18 (8.04%) BusinessObjects XI
8 17 (7.59%) SAP Data Services
9 15 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (5.36%) PowerCenter
11 11 (4.91%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (4.91%) Xcelsius
12 10 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (4.02%) DB2
13 9 (4.02%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (3.13%) CA Gen
2 4 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.45%) Toad
3 1 (0.45%) ERwin
General
1 41 (18.30%) Finance
2 21 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.36%) Marketing
4 8 (3.57%) Automotive
5 7 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.13%) Banking
6 6 (2.68%) Legal
7 5 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.34%) Retail
9 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.89%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.45%) Front Office
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (37.50%) Developer
2 55 (24.55%) Analyst
3 28 (12.50%) Business Objects Developer
4 26 (11.61%) Business Developer
5 22 (9.82%) Consultant
6 21 (9.38%) Business Analyst
7 20 (8.93%) Architect
8 16 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
9 13 (5.80%) Test Analyst
9 13 (5.80%) SQL Developer
9 13 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 11 (4.91%) SAP Developer
10 11 (4.91%) Data Analyst
11 10 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (4.02%) Oracle Developer
13 7 (3.13%) Designer
14 6 (2.68%) ABAP Developer
14 6 (2.68%) Project Manager
15 5 (2.23%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.84%) XML
2 12 (5.36%) SAP XI
3 11 (4.91%) .NET
3 11 (4.91%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.02%) HTML
5 7 (3.13%) J2EE
5 7 (3.13%) Middleware
5 7 (3.13%) BAPI
6 6 (2.68%) SAP PI
6 6 (2.68%) Web Dynpro
7 5 (2.23%) SAP Smart Forms
7 5 (2.23%) SAP ALE
7 5 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.34%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.34%) MDX
8 3 (1.34%) SAP Basis
8 3 (1.34%) Web Services
8 3 (1.34%) CSS
9 2 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.04%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.36%) Data Integration
4 8 (3.57%) Oracle Exalytics
5 7 (3.13%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.34%) FMCG
6 3 (1.34%) Statistics
6 3 (1.34%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.34%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.34%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.89%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.48%) UNIX
2 11 (4.91%) Windows
3 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.79%) AIX
4 4 (1.79%) Linux
4 4 (1.79%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.34%) VMS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (39.73%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 35 (15.63%) ETL
4 26 (11.61%) Migration
5 22 (9.82%) Analytics
6 18 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (7.59%) Waterfall
8 16 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (6.70%) Workflow
9 15 (6.70%) OO
10 14 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 14 (6.25%) System Testing
10 14 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 13 (5.80%) Dimensional Modelling
12 12 (5.36%) Data Architecture
12 12 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (5.36%) Change Management
13 11 (4.91%) Project Management
14 10 (4.46%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 90 (40.18%) SQL
2 24 (10.71%) PL/SQL
3 20 (8.93%) Java
4 15 (6.70%) ABAP
5 13 (5.80%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.02%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.57%) Perl
7 8 (3.57%) VBA
7 8 (3.57%) R
8 7 (3.13%) SAPscript
8 7 (3.13%) VBScript
9 6 (2.68%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.68%) C#
10 5 (2.23%) C++
10 5 (2.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.89%) VB
13 1 (0.45%) XPath
13 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.93%) Degree
3 13 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.79%) MBA
5 3 (1.34%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB
7 1 (0.45%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.36%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.57%) QA
3 3 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.79%) XenApp
2 4 (1.79%) XenServer
2 4 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.34%) Control-M
3 1 (0.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 86 (38.39%) Oracle
1 86 (38.39%) SAP
2 26 (11.61%) Informatica
3 24 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.36%) Adobe
5 9 (4.02%) Ab Initio
6 8 (3.57%) Netezza
6 8 (3.57%) Ariba
7 7 (3.13%) BEA
7 7 (3.13%) webMethods
7 7 (3.13%) Pega
7 7 (3.13%) Tableau
8 5 (2.23%) Eloqua
8 5 (2.23%) Aprimo
8 5 (2.23%) Mapinfo
9 4 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.79%) IBM
9 4 (1.79%) Citrix
9 4 (1.79%) Greenplum
9 4 (1.79%) VMware
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