The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 36 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.05% 0.58% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 4.89% 1.27% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£456 £275 £128
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.90% +115.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £135 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £415 £134
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Swindon region.

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
184 157 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 42.01% 45.91% 51.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 106 114
Average daily rate £450 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 8
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.71 £12.15 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £20.25
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 Swindon

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
4 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Data Management
4 5 (35.71%) CIMA
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (35.71%) ACCA
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (21.43%) SAP
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
7 2 (14.29%) MDX
7 2 (14.29%) QlikView
7 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) QlikView
3 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) OLAP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 10 (71.43%) Data Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Data Modeller
4 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Report Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate Data Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) MDX
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
1 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Data Management
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CIMA
1 5 (35.71%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Actuate
3 1 (7.14%) BMC