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 Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 17 April 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.

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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 40 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.07% 0.28% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.25% 0.57% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -39.39%
Business Objects
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
222 175 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 47.64% 49.30% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 100 87
Average daily rate £300 £309 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% -14.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 18
Average hourly rate £10.50 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
Doncaster - 4 - -
Business Objects
Yorkshire

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Cognos
3 5 (38.46%) SAS
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Teradata
4 4 (30.77%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) DB2
4 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (30.77%) SAP
4 4 (30.77%) DataStage
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 5 (38.46%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) PBX
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) DB2
1 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (30.77%) DataStage
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) MI Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Business Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 2 (15.38%) Teradata Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Teradata Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SAS BI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SAS BI Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Teradata
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com