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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 100 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 47 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 1.36% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 3.46% 3.27% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.30% +5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £215 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+37.33% -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
1360 980 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.76% 41.63% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 584 666
Average daily rate £375 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £477 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 77 79
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.78 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £13.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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
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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 -7 11 £513 +70.83% 4
Gloucestershire -11 9 £350 -9.73% 3
Bristol -19 9 £398 -11.66% 3
Somerset - - - - 1
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 61 (55.45%) SQL
2 43 (39.09%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (35.45%) Finance
3 39 (35.45%) Banking
4 34 (30.91%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (21.82%) Data Modelling
6 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 20 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 19 (17.27%) Oracle
7 19 (17.27%) Data Analysis
8 18 (16.36%) Migration
8 18 (16.36%) BusinessObjects XI
9 17 (15.45%) ETL
10 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
10 16 (14.55%) Retail
11 15 (13.64%) Data Migration
12 14 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (11.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 12 (10.91%) Data Quality
15 11 (10.00%) SAS
15 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
16 10 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (9.09%) Toad
16 10 (9.09%) MS Excel
16 10 (9.09%) SAP
16 10 (9.09%) Teradata
17 9 (8.18%) UNIX
17 9 (8.18%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (10.00%) SAS
2 3 (2.73%) CMS
3 2 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.82%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) MS Project
4 1 (0.91%) SPSS
4 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) SAP CRM
2 4 (3.64%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.82%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.91%) Summit
4 1 (0.91%) Agresso
4 1 (0.91%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.09%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 18 (16.36%) BusinessObjects XI
4 13 (11.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 10 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (6.36%) SAP BW
8 6 (5.45%) MS Access
8 6 (5.45%) QlikView
9 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.82%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.82%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.91%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.91%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Toad
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 39 (35.45%) Finance
1 39 (35.45%) Banking
2 16 (14.55%) Retail
3 9 (8.18%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Local Government
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (45.45%) Analyst
2 48 (43.64%) Developer
3 21 (19.09%) Data Analyst
4 20 (18.18%) Business Objects Developer
5 16 (14.55%) Business Developer
6 15 (13.64%) Business Analyst
7 13 (11.82%) SQL Developer
8 12 (10.91%) Data Modeller
9 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Consultant
11 4 (3.64%) Architect
11 4 (3.64%) Developer Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) MI Analyst
12 3 (2.73%) Excel Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Teradata Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) HTML
1 2 (1.82%) .NET
1 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.82%) Web Services
1 2 (1.82%) XML
1 2 (1.82%) SAP XI
1 2 (1.82%) SAP ALE
1 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.82%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.91%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.55%) NHS
4 2 (1.82%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.82%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) CMDB
5 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.91%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (21.82%) Data Modelling
3 20 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 19 (17.27%) Data Analysis
5 18 (16.36%) Migration
6 17 (15.45%) ETL
7 15 (13.64%) Data Migration
8 14 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.36%) Quantitative Risk Management
10 6 (5.45%) Data Management
10 6 (5.45%) Project Management
10 6 (5.45%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.55%) CRM
11 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (3.64%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.64%) ERP
12 4 (3.64%) Dimensional Modelling
12 4 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (2.73%) Data Mapping
13 3 (2.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 61 (55.45%) SQL
2 9 (8.18%) VBA
3 8 (7.27%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.36%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.64%) VB
6 3 (2.73%) ABAP
6 3 (2.73%) Java
7 2 (1.82%) C#
8 1 (0.91%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) ACCA
1 5 (4.55%) CIMA
1 5 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) IIBA
3 1 (0.91%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.91%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.91%) Basel II
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 19 (17.27%) Oracle
2 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.09%) SAP
3 10 (9.09%) Teradata
4 3 (2.73%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.82%) Siebel
5 2 (1.82%) Remedy
5 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.91%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.91%) Civica
6 1 (0.91%) Google
6 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.91%) Cognos
6 1 (0.91%) BMC
6 1 (0.91%) Informatica
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