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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.30% -
As % of the Vendors category - 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £356
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.62%
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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 Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 46.52% 32.47% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 20
Average daily rate £375 £275 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £415 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.85% -10.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.80 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £16.40 £21.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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