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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 142 109 118
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.70% 1.44% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £410 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +31.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
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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
717 557 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.97% 23.42% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 378 423
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 18
Average hourly rate £38.25 £30.90 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% -18.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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
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 22 December 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 -13 1 £400 - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (70.00%) SAP BW
3 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (50.00%) CRM
4 5 (50.00%) SAP CRM
5 4 (40.00%) ERP
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) SAP ERP
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) ABAP
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) MS Access
7 2 (20.00%) Siebel
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) SOA
7 2 (20.00%) ETL
7 2 (20.00%) B2C

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SAP CRM
2 4 (40.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (20.00%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Access Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
5 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) SAP XI
1 2 (20.00%) SAP ALE
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) ERP
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) B2C
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Content Management
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) ABAP
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Siebel
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft