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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 38 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.34% - 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% - 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate
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£488 - £390
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.05 £17.50 £26.21
% change year-on-year
+100.28% -33.23%
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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
181 121 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 40.40% 42.01% 54.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 90 153
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £288 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 8
Average hourly rate £15.30 £15.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.05 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £173.50 £22.50 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 5 (50.00%) Data Quality
4 5 (50.00%) ACCA
4 5 (50.00%) CIMA
4 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 5 (50.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (10.00%) BMC
6 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
6 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (10.00%) Publishing
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) CMDB
6 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Data Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (60.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ACCA
1 5 (50.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) BMC