The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 87 74 97
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 57 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.72% 2.19% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 3.89% 4.91% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 39
Average daily rate £400 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.74 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £31.30 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-52.06% -11.53%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1465 1038 1565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 44.23% 44.63% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 593 878
Average daily rate £363 £364 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 56 124
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.95 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -44.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Business Objects
England

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -13 20 £325 -31.57% 2
Bristol -10 19 £425 +30.76% 10
Gloucestershire +9 7 £375 -3.84% 4
Devon - 2 - -
Dorset -11 1 - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (50.00%) Finance
2 46 (48.94%) SQL
3 34 (36.17%) Oracle
4 30 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (20.21%) Oracle Database
7 18 (19.15%) Remedy
8 17 (18.09%) SAS
9 16 (17.02%) BusinessObjects
9 16 (17.02%) SAP
10 14 (14.89%) Banking
10 14 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
12 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
13 11 (11.70%) Dreamweaver
13 11 (11.70%) BusinessObjects XI
13 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
14 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
15 9 (9.57%) VBA
16 8 (8.51%) Migration
16 8 (8.51%) MS Access
16 8 (8.51%) UNIX
17 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
17 7 (7.45%) Toad
17 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
17 7 (7.45%) HTML
17 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (7.45%) Data Analysis
17 7 (7.45%) Teradata
17 7 (7.45%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (18.09%) SAS
2 2 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.32%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (4.26%) MS Project
5 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.13%) Teamcenter
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.06%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Internet
2 2 (2.13%) NAS
2 2 (2.13%) LDAP
2 2 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (20.21%) Oracle Database
3 16 (17.02%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
5 11 (11.70%) BusinessObjects XI
6 8 (8.51%) MS Access
7 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (7.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (5.32%) SAP BW
8 5 (5.32%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.26%) QlikView
9 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.19%) Essbase
10 3 (3.19%) Xcelsius
11 2 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (7.45%) Toad
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (14.89%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (41.49%) Analyst
2 33 (35.11%) Developer
3 17 (18.09%) Business Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Business Objects Developer
5 12 (12.77%) MI Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Support Manager
6 9 (9.57%) Technical Support
7 8 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.51%) Technical Support Manager
7 8 (8.51%) Technical Manager
7 8 (8.51%) Architect
8 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Report Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Service Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) SAS Developer
10 5 (5.32%) SAS Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Information Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) HTML
2 6 (6.38%) .NET
3 4 (4.26%) MDX
4 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.13%) J2EE
4 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.06%) XML
5 1 (1.06%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.26%) NHS
3 2 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.06%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) UNIX
2 3 (3.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (8.51%) Migration
3 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
3 7 (7.45%) Data Analysis
3 7 (7.45%) Service Management
4 6 (6.38%) Dimensional Modelling
4 6 (6.38%) ITIL
4 6 (6.38%) ETL
5 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.26%) Low Latency
6 4 (4.26%) Time Management
7 3 (3.19%) Project Management
7 3 (3.19%) Business Analysis
7 3 (3.19%) Change Management
7 3 (3.19%) Web Development
8 2 (2.13%) Change Control
8 2 (2.13%) Analytics
8 2 (2.13%) Data Transformation
8 2 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) SQL
2 9 (9.57%) VBA
3 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.19%) VBScript
4 3 (3.19%) VB
4 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.13%) VB6
5 2 (2.13%) C#
5 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.06%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) NFS
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 34 (36.17%) Oracle
2 18 (19.15%) Remedy
3 16 (17.02%) SAP
4 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.45%) Teradata
5 4 (4.26%) Cognos
6 2 (2.13%) Sybase
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 2 (2.13%) Informatica
6 2 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) Actuate
7 1 (1.06%) Sage
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