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 West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 26 January 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.

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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 102 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 42 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 1.57% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 3.78% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 28
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £502 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -11.51%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1260 1031 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.24% 41.61% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 606 660
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 62 76
Average hourly rate £25.50 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.12% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.54 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Wiltshire +1 18 £513 +46.42% 3
Bristol -8 8 £413 -11.29% 17
Gloucestershire -24 5 £394 -1.68% 5
Somerset - 1 - - 5
Dorset - - - - 1
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 59 (58.42%) SQL
2 40 (39.60%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (35.64%) Banking
4 33 (32.67%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (27.72%) Finance
6 23 (22.77%) Data Modelling
7 21 (20.79%) Oracle
8 19 (18.81%) Migration
8 19 (18.81%) Data Analysis
9 16 (15.84%) Retail
9 16 (15.84%) Business Analysis
9 16 (15.84%) BusinessObjects XI
9 16 (15.84%) Data Migration
10 15 (14.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (14.85%) ETL
11 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
11 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
11 13 (12.87%) Data Quality
12 11 (10.89%) VBA
12 11 (10.89%) SAS
13 10 (9.90%) Toad
13 10 (9.90%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (9.90%) SAP
14 9 (8.91%) UNIX
14 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (8.91%) Retail Banking
14 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (7.92%) Relational Database
15 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (10.89%) SAS
2 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.97%) CMS
4 2 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.98%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) Confluence
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Office
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) MS Project
3 2 (1.98%) SPSS
3 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) SAP CRM
2 4 (3.96%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.98%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.99%) Summit
4 1 (0.99%) Agresso
4 1 (0.99%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (39.60%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (15.84%) BusinessObjects XI
3 15 (14.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
5 10 (9.90%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (7.92%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.94%) QlikView
8 6 (5.94%) SAP BW
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.98%) MS Access
11 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.98%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.98%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Toad
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 36 (35.64%) Banking
2 28 (27.72%) Finance
3 16 (15.84%) Retail
4 9 (8.91%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Local Government
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (46.53%) Analyst
2 44 (43.56%) Developer
3 19 (18.81%) Business Objects Developer
4 18 (17.82%) Data Analyst
5 17 (16.83%) Business Developer
6 15 (14.85%) Business Analyst
7 13 (12.87%) SQL Developer
7 13 (12.87%) Data Modeller
8 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) SQL Data Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Architect
11 4 (3.96%) Consultant
11 4 (3.96%) Developer Analyst
12 3 (2.97%) Excel Developer
12 3 (2.97%) Information Analyst
12 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) XML
2 2 (1.98%) HTML
2 2 (1.98%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.98%) Web Services
2 2 (1.98%) SAP XI
2 2 (1.98%) SAP ALE
2 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.98%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.95%) NHS
3 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) CMDB
5 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (22.77%) Data Modelling
3 19 (18.81%) Migration
3 19 (18.81%) Data Analysis
4 16 (15.84%) Data Migration
4 16 (15.84%) Business Analysis
5 15 (14.85%) ETL
5 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.94%) Project Management
7 5 (4.95%) CRM
7 5 (4.95%) ERP
8 4 (3.96%) Change Management
8 4 (3.96%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.96%) Test Strategy
8 4 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.96%) Quantitative Risk Management
9 3 (2.97%) Data Mapping
9 3 (2.97%) Test Automation
9 3 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.97%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (58.42%) SQL
2 11 (10.89%) VBA
3 8 (7.92%) PL/SQL
4 7 (6.93%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.93%) VB
5 3 (2.97%) ABAP
5 3 (2.97%) Java
6 2 (1.98%) C#
7 1 (0.99%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) ACCA
3 2 (1.98%) CIMA
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.99%) Basel II
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) Oracle
2 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.90%) SAP
4 8 (7.92%) Teradata
5 3 (2.97%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.98%) Siebel
6 2 (1.98%) Remedy
6 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.99%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.99%) Civica
7 1 (0.99%) Google
7 1 (0.99%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.99%) Cognos
7 1 (0.99%) BMC
7 1 (0.99%) Informatica
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