The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank - 7 -
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - 5.56% -
As % of the Vendors category - 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -50.00%
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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 Stockport region.

Vendors Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 24.14% 44.44% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate £355 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.75 £10.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -56.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £17.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Business Objects
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 3 (100.00%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VBA