The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills 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 BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 12 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 144 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 4 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.18% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 0.79% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
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£425 £445 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £441 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £449 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BusinessObjects
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
605 509 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.29% 22.99% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 349 385
Average daily rate £375 £360 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £266 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 35
Average hourly rate £175.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+600.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessObjects across the South West region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the South West region.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BusinessObjects
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 BusinessObjects within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 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
Wiltshire -7 3 £400 -11.11%
Bristol -16 1 £475 +7.95% 1
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 15 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) ETL
3 6 (40.00%) SAP BW
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) MS Access
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Remedy
7 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.67%) QlikView
8 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (6.67%) Teamcenter
2 1 (6.67%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (26.67%) MS Access
2 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.67%) QlikView
5 1 (6.67%) ReportNet
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) OLAP
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) MI Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Report Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Excel Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Access Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SAP BW Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Security Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) MDX
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ETL
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Security
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) VB6
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Teradata
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos
4 1 (6.67%) Siebel
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) webMethods