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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 100 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 41 14 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 0.66% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 3.23% 1.53% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 36
Average daily rate
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£375 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £16.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -17.85%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1269 914 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.52% 42.89% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 539 681
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 101
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.23 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.45% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -2 21 £350 -0.70% 14
Wiltshire -5 9 £419 +41.94%
Gloucestershire - 7 £355 - 3
Somerset - 1 - -
Dorset - - - -
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England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (55.32%) Finance
2 42 (44.68%) SQL
3 32 (34.04%) Oracle
4 27 (28.72%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (26.60%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (23.40%) SAS
6 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
7 20 (21.28%) Banking
8 18 (19.15%) SAP
8 18 (19.15%) BusinessObjects
9 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
10 15 (15.96%) ETL
11 14 (14.89%) Remedy
11 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database
12 12 (12.77%) Migration
12 12 (12.77%) Data Analysis
12 12 (12.77%) MS Access
12 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared
13 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (11.70%) Dreamweaver
14 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
15 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
15 9 (9.57%) Teradata
15 9 (9.57%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
16 8 (8.51%) .NET
16 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
16 8 (8.51%) BusinessObjects XI

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (23.40%) SAS
2 1 (1.06%) Confluence
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (6.38%) MS Project
4 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.06%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.06%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.72%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
3 18 (19.15%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database
5 12 (12.77%) MS Access
6 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
8 8 (8.51%) BusinessObjects XI
9 7 (7.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (5.32%) OLAP
11 5 (5.32%) SAP BW
12 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (4.26%) QlikView
12 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (3.19%) Xcelsius
13 3 (3.19%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (3.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.06%) Toad
General
1 52 (55.32%) Finance
2 20 (21.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (39.36%) Analyst
2 34 (36.17%) Developer
3 15 (15.96%) Business Developer
4 13 (13.83%) Business Objects Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Data Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) MI Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (10.64%) Architect
7 9 (9.57%) Technical Support
7 9 (9.57%) Support Manager
8 8 (8.51%) Technical Support Manager
8 8 (8.51%) Technical Manager
8 8 (8.51%) SAS Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Report Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.38%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) SAS Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) .NET
2 7 (7.45%) HTML
3 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.26%) MDX
5 2 (2.13%) XML
6 1 (1.06%) Middleware
6 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.13%) NHS
2 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (2.13%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.06%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) UNIX
2 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (15.96%) ETL
3 12 (12.77%) Migration
3 12 (12.77%) Data Analysis
4 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
5 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.38%) Business Analysis
5 6 (6.38%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (5.32%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.32%) Data Transformation
6 5 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.26%) Low Latency
7 4 (4.26%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 4 (4.26%) Data Management
8 3 (3.19%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.19%) ITIL
8 3 (3.19%) Web Development
9 2 (2.13%) BPMN
9 2 (2.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) SQL
2 7 (7.45%) VBA
3 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.26%) VB
6 3 (3.19%) VBScript
7 2 (2.13%) C#
7 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) ACCA
3 3 (3.19%) CIMA
3 3 (3.19%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) HNC
4 2 (2.13%) HND
5 1 (1.06%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 32 (34.04%) Oracle
2 18 (19.15%) SAP
3 14 (14.89%) Remedy
4 9 (9.57%) Teradata
5 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.13%) Cognos
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Siebel
7 1 (1.06%) Actuate
7 1 (1.06%) BMC
7 1 (1.06%) Informatica
7 1 (1.06%) Sage
7 1 (1.06%) webMethods
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