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 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.

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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 97 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 45 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.45% 1.01% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 3.81% 2.33% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +39.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £364
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.32 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -10.25%
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
1181 1244 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.94% 43.12% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 814 484
Average daily rate £364 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.20% +4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 63 55
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.05 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 July 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 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
Gloucestershire +16 20 £375 -7.69% 5
Bristol -8 10 £418 +1.82% 7
Wiltshire +3 9 £413 -5.71% 4
Somerset +8 3 £450 -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 55 (54.46%) SQL
2 52 (51.49%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (48.51%) Finance
4 44 (43.56%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (30.69%) SAS
6 25 (24.75%) Oracle
7 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
7 24 (23.76%) Banking
8 23 (22.77%) Data Analysis
8 23 (22.77%) BusinessObjects
8 23 (22.77%) BusinessObjects XI
9 22 (21.78%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (21.78%) SAP
10 19 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (16.83%) Data Modelling
12 16 (15.84%) Data Management
12 16 (15.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 15 (14.85%) ETL
14 14 (13.86%) PL/SQL
15 13 (12.87%) UNIX
16 12 (11.88%) Migration
17 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
17 11 (10.89%) Dimensional Modelling
17 11 (10.89%) Data Migration
17 11 (10.89%) Data Quality
17 11 (10.89%) Relational Database
18 10 (9.90%) Kimball Methodology
18 10 (9.90%) VBA
18 10 (9.90%) .NET
18 10 (9.90%) Teradata

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (30.69%) SAS
2 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.98%) Confluence
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.99%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.94%) MS Project
2 6 (5.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.96%) MS Office
4 2 (1.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) SAP HR
1 5 (4.95%) ResourceLink
2 3 (2.97%) Summit
3 1 (0.99%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) 3G
1 1 (0.99%) 4G
1 1 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (51.49%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
3 23 (22.77%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (22.77%) BusinessObjects XI
4 16 (15.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (10.89%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.94%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.96%) MS Access
9 3 (2.97%) QlikView
9 3 (2.97%) SAP BW
9 3 (2.97%) Base SAS
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (2.97%) Xcelsius
9 3 (2.97%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.98%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Toad
2 2 (1.98%) ERwin
2 2 (1.98%) JIRA
General
1 49 (48.51%) Finance
2 24 (23.76%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (34.65%) Developer
2 34 (33.66%) Analyst
3 17 (16.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 16 (15.84%) Business Analyst
5 14 (13.86%) Business Developer
5 14 (13.86%) Data Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Data Modeller
6 8 (7.92%) Data Manager
6 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Business Objects Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Business Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Business Data Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Governance Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Data Governance Manager
10 3 (2.97%) SAP Data Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Designer
10 3 (2.97%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) .NET
2 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.95%) XML
4 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.98%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.99%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Data Extraction
3 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.96%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) Statistics
6 1 (0.99%) NHS
6 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (22.77%) Data Analysis
3 19 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (16.83%) Data Modelling
5 16 (15.84%) Data Management
6 15 (14.85%) ETL
7 12 (11.88%) Migration
8 11 (10.89%) Dimensional Modelling
8 11 (10.89%) Data Migration
9 10 (9.90%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (7.92%) Data Governance
11 7 (6.93%) SDLC
12 5 (4.95%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.95%) Web Development
13 4 (3.96%) Data Protection
13 4 (3.96%) Change Management
13 4 (3.96%) MVC
13 4 (3.96%) Information Management
13 4 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (2.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (54.46%) SQL
2 14 (13.86%) PL/SQL
3 10 (9.90%) VBA
4 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
4 9 (8.91%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.93%) C#
6 6 (5.94%) VB
7 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.99%) COBOL
8 1 (0.99%) Java
8 1 (0.99%) JCL
8 1 (0.99%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) CIPD
3 4 (3.96%) HNC
3 4 (3.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.89%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.95%) Basel II
4 4 (3.96%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.97%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.98%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 25 (24.75%) Oracle
2 22 (21.78%) SAP
3 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.90%) Teradata
5 7 (6.93%) Actuate
6 3 (2.97%) Cognos
6 3 (2.97%) Tableau
6 3 (2.97%) Birst
7 1 (0.99%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.99%) IBM
7 1 (0.99%) Informatica
7 1 (0.99%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.99%) Mapinfo
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
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