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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 96 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 46 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.45% 0.99% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 3.49% 2.37% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 17 27
Average daily rate
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£386 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £435
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 £21.25 £17.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -51.42%
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
1318 929 1243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.54% 41.62% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 560 655
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £489 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 68 100
Average hourly rate £20.06 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 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 22 August 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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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 -6 20 £363 -9.37% 3
Gloucestershire -10 13 £413 +10.00% 7
Wiltshire -3 11 £456 +23.31% 3
Dorset - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 50 (59.52%) Finance
2 40 (47.62%) SQL
3 27 (32.14%) Banking
3 27 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
6 20 (23.81%) SAS
7 19 (22.62%) Oracle
8 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 16 (19.05%) ETL
9 15 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (17.86%) SAP
9 15 (17.86%) Data Analysis
10 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 12 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 11 (13.10%) Business Analysis
11 11 (13.10%) Migration
11 11 (13.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (11.90%) MS Access
12 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (10.71%) BusinessObjects XI
13 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
13 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
13 9 (10.71%) Teradata
14 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
15 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
15 7 (8.33%) .NET
16 6 (7.14%) MS Project
16 6 (7.14%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (23.81%) SAS
2 1 (1.19%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (7.14%) MS Project
4 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.19%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.19%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.19%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) PaaS
1 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
3 15 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (13.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (11.90%) MS Access
6 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (10.71%) BusinessObjects XI
8 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
10 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (5.95%) SAP BW
11 4 (4.76%) OLAP
11 4 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (3.57%) Xcelsius
12 3 (3.57%) Star Schema
13 2 (2.38%) Essbase
13 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Toad
2 2 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
General
1 50 (59.52%) Finance
2 27 (32.14%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Local Government
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Analyst
2 31 (36.90%) Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 13 (15.48%) Business Objects Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Business Developer
5 12 (14.29%) Architect
6 11 (13.10%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (11.90%) Business Analyst
8 8 (9.52%) SAS Developer
8 8 (9.52%) MI Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Data Modeller
10 5 (5.95%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Junior
11 4 (4.76%) Teradata Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Report Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Junior Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Developer Analyst
12 3 (3.57%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (4.76%) HTML
2 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.38%) Middleware
3 2 (2.38%) XML
3 2 (2.38%) MDX
4 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.38%) NHS
2 2 (2.38%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.19%) CMDB
3 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (19.05%) ETL
3 15 (17.86%) Data Analysis
4 11 (13.10%) Business Analysis
4 11 (13.10%) Migration
5 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
6 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.14%) Data Management
7 6 (7.14%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 6 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.95%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.76%) Project Management
9 4 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (4.76%) Data Transformation
10 3 (3.57%) Inmon Methodology
10 3 (3.57%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.38%) ITIL
11 2 (2.38%) Information Management
11 2 (2.38%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.62%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 6 (7.14%) VBA
3 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.57%) VB
5 2 (2.38%) VBScript
6 1 (1.19%) VB6
6 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) CIMA
2 5 (5.95%) ACCA
3 2 (2.38%) HNC
3 2 (2.38%) HND
3 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) IIBA
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Oracle
2 15 (17.86%) SAP
3 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.71%) Teradata
5 5 (5.95%) Remedy
6 2 (2.38%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.38%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) Civica
7 1 (1.19%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.19%) Siebel
7 1 (1.19%) webMethods
7 1 (1.19%) Actuate
7 1 (1.19%) BMC
7 1 (1.19%) Informatica
7 1 (1.19%) Sage
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
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