The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 22 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.52% 1.50% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.77% 3.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.24 £21.71
% change year-on-year
+53.96% -25.20%
Business Objects
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 65 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 43.70% 48.87% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 54
Average daily rate £313 £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.61% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £218 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -12.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Stafford - - - -
Business Objects
West Midlands

Business Objects
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) DataStage
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Korn
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SAP

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DataStage
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Development Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Support
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) SAP