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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 86 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 53 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.61% 0.98% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 3.81% 2.40% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 17 23
Average daily rate
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£385 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £367 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.03 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+71.57% -50.00%
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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
1390 916 1266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.29% 40.95% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 565 662
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 77 107
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Bristol -5 20 £378 -7.92% 5
Gloucestershire 0 19 £388 +3.33% 10
Wiltshire -4 11 £444 -1.38% 2
Dorset - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 49 (55.68%) Finance
2 45 (51.14%) SQL
3 33 (37.50%) Banking
4 29 (32.95%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (30.68%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (27.27%) Oracle
7 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 18 (20.45%) SAS
9 17 (19.32%) ETL
10 16 (18.18%) Business Analysis
11 15 (17.05%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (17.05%) SAP
12 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
12 14 (15.91%) Data Analysis
13 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
13 13 (14.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 12 (13.64%) Teradata
15 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
16 9 (10.23%) PL/SQL
16 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
16 9 (10.23%) Retail
16 9 (10.23%) Migration
16 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (9.09%) MS Access
18 7 (7.95%) UNIX
18 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
18 7 (7.95%) Data Management
18 7 (7.95%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 18 (20.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.68%) MS Project
3 5 (5.68%) MS Office
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.14%) Agresso
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.14%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.14%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) LDAP
1 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.68%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 15 (17.05%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (14.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
5 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (9.09%) MS Access
8 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
9 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
9 6 (6.82%) SAP BW
10 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (4.55%) OLAP
12 3 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (3.41%) Star Schema
12 3 (3.41%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (3.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (3.41%) Xcelsius
13 1 (1.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Toad
2 2 (2.27%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (55.68%) Finance
2 33 (37.50%) Banking
3 9 (10.23%) Retail
4 6 (6.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Developer
1 34 (38.64%) Analyst
2 13 (14.77%) Data Analyst
3 12 (13.64%) Business Objects Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Architect
4 11 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.36%) Business Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Business Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) MI Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) SAS Developer
9 5 (5.68%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Data Modeller
10 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Teradata Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Junior
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Junior Developer
11 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) .NET
2 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.27%) XML
3 2 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.14%) MDX
4 1 (1.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) NHS
3 2 (2.27%) User Experience
3 2 (2.27%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (19.32%) ETL
3 16 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 14 (15.91%) Data Analysis
5 9 (10.23%) Migration
5 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
6 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.95%) Data Management
8 6 (6.82%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.82%) Quantitative Risk Management
9 5 (5.68%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.55%) Project Management
10 4 (4.55%) Data Transformation
11 3 (3.41%) Inmon Methodology
11 3 (3.41%) Test Automation
12 2 (2.27%) Data Mapping
12 2 (2.27%) Dimensional Modelling
12 2 (2.27%) BPMN
12 2 (2.27%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.14%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) PL/SQL
3 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
4 6 (6.82%) VBA
5 3 (3.41%) VB
6 1 (1.14%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) ACCA
2 5 (5.68%) CIMA
3 2 (2.27%) HNC
3 2 (2.27%) HND
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) IIBA
4 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 24 (27.27%) Oracle
2 15 (17.05%) SAP
3 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.64%) Teradata
5 4 (4.55%) Remedy
6 3 (3.41%) Cognos
7 2 (2.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.14%) webMethods
8 1 (1.14%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.14%) Civica
8 1 (1.14%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.14%) Siebel
8 1 (1.14%) Actuate
8 1 (1.14%) BMC
8 1 (1.14%) Informatica
8 1 (1.14%) Sage
Gloucester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £335 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £360 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £480 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago