The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 53 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.18% 2.49% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 4.80% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.48 £22.42
% change year-on-year
+43.06% -22.05%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
260 125 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.43% 51.87% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 63 54
Average daily rate £360 £278 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% -14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £437 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
4 4 (44.44%) SOA
4 4 (44.44%) OpenView
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (44.44%) Middleware
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) AquaLogic
4 4 (44.44%) Java EE
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) HPUX
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) Informatica
5 3 (33.33%) Workflow
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
1 4 (44.44%) AquaLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
1 4 (44.44%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) OpenView
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Informatica