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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 99 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 44 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.40% 1.86% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 3.50% 4.40% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 27
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.88 £22.74 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.48 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.58% -12.62%
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
1258 1205 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.89% 42.37% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 678 658
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 63 73
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £30.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 16 £513 +70.83% 3
Bristol -3 16 £375 -6.25% 5
Somerset - 3 £420 - 1
Dorset -2 1 £350 -
Gloucestershire - - - - 12
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 52 (50.00%) SQL
2 36 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (25.96%) Banking
4 26 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (22.12%) Data Modelling
6 21 (20.19%) Data Analysis
6 21 (20.19%) Finance
7 20 (19.23%) Migration
7 20 (19.23%) Oracle
8 19 (18.27%) SAP
8 19 (18.27%) BusinessObjects
8 19 (18.27%) BusinessObjects XI
9 17 (16.35%) Data Migration
10 16 (15.38%) ETL
11 15 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (12.50%) Data Quality
12 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (10.58%) Retail
13 11 (10.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 11 (10.58%) Business Analysis
14 10 (9.62%) SAS
14 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
14 10 (9.62%) VBA
15 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
16 8 (7.69%) VB
16 8 (7.69%) PL/SQL
16 8 (7.69%) UNIX
17 7 (6.73%) MS Office
17 7 (6.73%) Toad
17 7 (6.73%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (9.62%) SAS
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.88%) CMS
4 2 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.92%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.96%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Office
2 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.85%) MS Project
4 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) SAP HR
1 5 (4.81%) SAP CRM
1 5 (4.81%) ResourceLink
2 4 (3.85%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.92%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.96%) Summit
4 1 (0.96%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (18.27%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (18.27%) BusinessObjects XI
3 11 (10.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.77%) QlikView
6 6 (5.77%) SAP BW
7 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.92%) MS Access
10 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.92%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Toad
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 27 (25.96%) Banking
2 21 (20.19%) Finance
3 11 (10.58%) Retail
4 6 (5.77%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (41.35%) Analyst
2 40 (38.46%) Developer
3 17 (16.35%) Business Objects Developer
4 16 (15.38%) Data Analyst
5 15 (14.42%) Business Developer
6 14 (13.46%) Business Analyst
7 13 (12.50%) Data Modeller
8 12 (11.54%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.81%) SQL Data Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
12 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Excel Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Developer Analyst
12 3 (2.88%) Data Governance Manager
12 3 (2.88%) Governance Manager
12 3 (2.88%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) XML
2 3 (2.88%) .NET
3 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.92%) Web Services
3 2 (1.92%) HTML
3 2 (1.92%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.92%) SAP ALE
3 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.92%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.81%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.88%) NHS
5 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (22.12%) Data Modelling
3 21 (20.19%) Data Analysis
4 20 (19.23%) Migration
5 17 (16.35%) Data Migration
6 16 (15.38%) ETL
7 15 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (10.58%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.73%) Data Management
10 5 (4.81%) Change Management
10 5 (4.81%) ERP
10 5 (4.81%) CRM
11 4 (3.85%) Test Strategy
11 4 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.85%) Project Management
12 3 (2.88%) Data Governance
12 3 (2.88%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.88%) ITIL
12 3 (2.88%) SAP Implementation
13 2 (1.92%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (9.62%) VBA
3 8 (7.69%) VB
3 8 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.81%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.85%) Java
6 3 (2.88%) ABAP
7 2 (1.92%) C#
8 1 (0.96%) COBOL
8 1 (0.96%) JCL
8 1 (0.96%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) CIPD
2 2 (1.92%) VCP4
3 1 (0.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.96%) Basel II
2 1 (0.96%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Oracle
2 19 (18.27%) SAP
3 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.85%) Actuate
4 4 (3.85%) Teradata
5 2 (1.92%) Remedy
5 2 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.92%) Informatica
5 2 (1.92%) Siebel
6 1 (0.96%) IBM
6 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.96%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.96%) Google
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