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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 91 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 54 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.69% 1.30% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.58% 6.16% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
BusinessObjects
England

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
712 649 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.25% 21.15% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 434 317
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £175.00 £132.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Gloucestershire +18 27 £371 +4.57% 9
Wiltshire +2 11 £413 -1.49% 1
Bristol -15 9 £400 +14.28% 11
Somerset - 5 £450 -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 61 (58.65%) SQL
2 59 (56.73%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (54.81%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (53.85%) Finance
5 29 (27.88%) SAS
5 29 (27.88%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (24.04%) Data Analysis
7 24 (23.08%) Oracle
7 24 (23.08%) BusinessObjects XI
8 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
8 23 (22.12%) Banking
9 22 (21.15%) SAP
10 18 (17.31%) Data Modelling
11 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (15.38%) Data Management
12 15 (14.42%) ETL
13 14 (13.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 13 (12.50%) UNIX
14 13 (12.50%) PL/SQL
15 11 (10.58%) Teradata
15 11 (10.58%) Dimensional Modelling
15 11 (10.58%) Relational Database
16 10 (9.62%) Kimball Methodology
16 10 (9.62%) Migration
16 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
16 10 (9.62%) VBA
16 10 (9.62%) .NET
17 9 (8.65%) VB.NET
17 9 (8.65%) Shell Script
17 9 (8.65%) Degree

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 29 (27.88%) SAS
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.96%) CICS
3 1 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.88%) MS Project
3 3 (2.88%) MS Office
4 1 (0.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) SAP HR
1 5 (4.81%) ResourceLink
2 3 (2.88%) Summit
3 1 (0.96%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) 3G
1 1 (0.96%) 4G
1 1 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (56.73%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (23.08%) BusinessObjects XI
3 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
4 14 (13.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (10.58%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.73%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.77%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (4.81%) QlikView
8 5 (4.81%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (4.81%) Pentaho
9 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (3.85%) MS Access
10 3 (2.88%) OLAP
10 3 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.88%) Base SAS
10 3 (2.88%) SAP BW
10 3 (2.88%) Xcelsius
11 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) ERwin
2 4 (3.85%) Toad
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 56 (53.85%) Finance
2 23 (22.12%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (34.62%) Developer
1 36 (34.62%) Analyst
2 18 (17.31%) Business Analyst
2 18 (17.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 16 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 14 (13.46%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 12 (11.54%) Business Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Business Objects Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Data Manager
7 8 (7.69%) Business Data Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Data Modeller
8 5 (4.81%) Consultant
8 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Business Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Data Governance Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Governance Manager
10 3 (2.88%) SAP Data Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) Designer
10 3 (2.88%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) .NET
2 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.92%) XML
4 2 (1.92%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.96%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Data Extraction
3 5 (4.81%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.85%) Statistics
4 4 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
5 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.81%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (24.04%) Data Analysis
3 18 (17.31%) Data Modelling
4 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (15.38%) Data Management
5 15 (14.42%) ETL
6 11 (10.58%) Dimensional Modelling
7 10 (9.62%) Kimball Methodology
7 10 (9.62%) Migration
8 9 (8.65%) Data Governance
9 8 (7.69%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.73%) SDLC
11 5 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.81%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.81%) Web Development
11 5 (4.81%) Information Management
11 5 (4.81%) Project Management
12 4 (3.85%) MVC
12 4 (3.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 61 (58.65%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 10 (9.62%) VBA
4 9 (8.65%) Shell Script
4 9 (8.65%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.73%) C#
6 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.88%) VB
8 1 (0.96%) COBOL
8 1 (0.96%) Java
8 1 (0.96%) JCL
8 1 (0.96%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) CIPD
3 4 (3.85%) HNC
3 4 (3.85%) HND
4 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.81%) Basel II
4 4 (3.85%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.88%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.92%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Oracle
2 22 (21.15%) SAP
3 11 (10.58%) Teradata
4 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.73%) Actuate
6 5 (4.81%) Cognos
6 5 (4.81%) Tableau
6 5 (4.81%) Birst
7 2 (1.92%) Informatica
8 1 (0.96%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.96%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.96%) IBM
8 1 (0.96%) Greenplum
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