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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 92 104 84
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 41 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.37% 1.30% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 3.65% 3.04% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 22
Average daily rate
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£388 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £278 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £356
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.98 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.62%
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
1123 1284 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.65% 42.86% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 835 521
Average daily rate £365 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 81 56
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% +23.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £37.50 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Bristol +3 20 £415 -7.77% 7
Wiltshire +1 8 £388 +19.23%
Gloucestershire -6 5 £325 -13.33% 9
Devon 0 3 £355 -
Somerset +17 1 £388 -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (46.07%) SQL
2 34 (38.20%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (35.96%) Finance
4 22 (24.72%) BusinessObjects
4 22 (24.72%) SAS
4 22 (24.72%) SAP
5 21 (23.60%) Banking
6 20 (22.47%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (20.22%) Data Analysis
8 15 (16.85%) Data Management
8 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (16.85%) ETL
8 15 (16.85%) Data Modelling
8 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (15.73%) Data Quality
9 14 (15.73%) Oracle
9 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
9 14 (15.73%) Migration
10 13 (14.61%) BusinessObjects XI
10 13 (14.61%) Data Migration
11 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
12 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
13 8 (8.99%) VBA
13 8 (8.99%) Data Extraction
13 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
14 7 (7.87%) Data Governance
14 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
14 7 (7.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 7 (7.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 7 (7.87%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (24.72%) SAS
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.12%) CICS
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.74%) MS Project
3 4 (4.49%) MS Office
4 3 (3.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) SAP HR
1 5 (5.62%) ResourceLink
2 4 (4.49%) Summit
3 1 (1.12%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.12%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (1.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) 4G
1 1 (1.12%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.12%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (38.20%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (24.72%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
4 13 (14.61%) BusinessObjects XI
5 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 7 (7.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (6.74%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.49%) MS Access
9 4 (4.49%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (3.37%) Base SAS
10 3 (3.37%) QlikView
10 3 (3.37%) SAP BW
11 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.25%) OLAP
11 2 (2.25%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Toad
2 2 (2.25%) JIRA
General
1 32 (35.96%) Finance
2 21 (23.60%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Analyst
2 27 (30.34%) Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Data Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Business Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Business Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Data Modeller
6 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Data Manager
7 7 (7.87%) Business Objects Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Consultant
9 5 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Governance Manager
10 4 (4.49%) Data Governance Manager
11 3 (3.37%) Data Quality Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) SAP Data Manager
11 3 (3.37%) SQL Data Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Data Consultant
11 3 (3.37%) SAP Manager
11 3 (3.37%) Quality Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) XML
2 2 (2.25%) SAP XI
2 2 (2.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.12%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Data Extraction
3 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (20.22%) Data Analysis
3 15 (16.85%) Data Management
3 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (16.85%) ETL
3 15 (16.85%) Data Modelling
4 14 (15.73%) Migration
5 13 (14.61%) Data Migration
6 7 (7.87%) Data Governance
7 5 (5.62%) Change Management
8 4 (4.49%) Information Management
8 4 (4.49%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.37%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (3.37%) BPMN
9 3 (3.37%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (3.37%) Quantitative Risk Management
9 3 (3.37%) CRM
10 2 (2.25%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.25%) Validation
10 2 (2.25%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.07%) SQL
2 8 (8.99%) VBA
3 7 (7.87%) VB
4 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.12%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.12%) ABAP
6 1 (1.12%) COBOL
6 1 (1.12%) Java
6 1 (1.12%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) CIPD
2 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.49%) ISO 14001
2 4 (4.49%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.25%) Basel II
4 2 (2.25%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) SAP
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle
3 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.87%) Actuate
5 3 (3.37%) Teradata
6 1 (1.12%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.12%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.12%) Informatica
6 1 (1.12%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Google
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago