The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 45 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.29% 0.96% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 2.31% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.24 £21.71
% change year-on-year
+60.12% -25.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
138 130 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 40.23% 41.53% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 79 54
Average daily rate £340 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 16
Average hourly rate £13.70 £17.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.71% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.03 £28.00 £28.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL