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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 86 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 52 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.70% 1.67% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 4.30% 3.89% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 23
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 £22.74 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £25.70
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -36.75%
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
1208 1387 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.57% 42.95% 43.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 851 555
Average daily rate £360 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 81 59
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £11.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 4 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 4 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 +5 22 £400 -5.88% 14
Wiltshire -3 13 £425 +41.66%
Somerset +17 3 £404 -
Devon +7 3 £355 -
Gloucestershire -11 3 £375 - 9
Dorset - 1 £350 -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 46 (48.94%) SQL
2 37 (39.36%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (34.04%) Finance
4 22 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (22.34%) BusinessObjects
5 21 (22.34%) SAP
5 21 (22.34%) Banking
6 20 (21.28%) Data Analysis
6 20 (21.28%) Data Modelling
7 19 (20.21%) SAS
8 17 (18.09%) Migration
8 17 (18.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (17.02%) ETL
9 16 (17.02%) Data Migration
9 16 (17.02%) Data Quality
10 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (15.96%) Data Management
11 12 (12.77%) Oracle
11 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.77%) BusinessObjects XI
12 11 (11.70%) VBA
13 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
14 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
15 8 (8.51%) VB
15 8 (8.51%) Data Extraction
15 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
16 7 (7.45%) Data Governance
16 7 (7.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 7 (7.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 7 (7.45%) Actuate

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 19 (20.21%) SAS
2 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.06%) CICS
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.38%) MS Project
3 4 (4.26%) MS Office
4 3 (3.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) SAP HR
1 5 (5.32%) ResourceLink
2 4 (4.26%) Summit
3 1 (1.06%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (1.06%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.06%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (39.36%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (22.34%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.77%) BusinessObjects XI
4 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 7 (7.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (6.38%) QlikView
6 6 (6.38%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.26%) MS Access
7 4 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (4.26%) Base SAS
8 3 (3.19%) SAP BW
8 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.13%) OLAP
9 2 (2.13%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Toad
2 2 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 32 (34.04%) Finance
2 21 (22.34%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (44.68%) Analyst
2 26 (27.66%) Developer
3 18 (19.15%) Data Analyst
4 13 (13.83%) Data Modeller
4 13 (13.83%) Business Analyst
5 12 (12.77%) Business Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Business Objects Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Data Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) SQL Data Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Data Governance Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Governance Manager
10 3 (3.19%) SAP Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Data Quality Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.19%) SAP Data Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) XML
2 2 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) ADO
3 1 (1.06%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Data Extraction
3 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (21.28%) Data Analysis
2 20 (21.28%) Data Modelling
3 17 (18.09%) Migration
3 17 (18.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (17.02%) ETL
4 16 (17.02%) Data Migration
5 15 (15.96%) Data Management
6 7 (7.45%) Data Governance
7 5 (5.32%) Change Management
8 4 (4.26%) Information Management
8 4 (4.26%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.19%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (3.19%) BPMN
9 3 (3.19%) Quantitative Risk Management
9 3 (3.19%) CRM
9 3 (3.19%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.13%) Web Analytics
10 2 (2.13%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) SQL
2 11 (11.70%) VBA
3 8 (8.51%) VB
4 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.13%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.06%) ABAP
7 1 (1.06%) COBOL
7 1 (1.06%) Java
7 1 (1.06%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) CIPD
2 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.02%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.26%) ISO 14001
2 4 (4.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.06%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.06%) Basel II
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) SAP
2 12 (12.77%) Oracle
3 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.45%) Actuate
5 4 (4.26%) Teradata
6 2 (2.13%) Informatica
7 1 (1.06%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Google
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