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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 52 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.35% 0.53% 2.65%
As % of the Vendors category 3.15% 1.06% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£163 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 - £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £213 - £260
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 £25.00 £17.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -48.14%
Business Objects
North East

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
222 94 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.77% 50.00% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 39 79
Average daily rate £347 £333 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% +30.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £170 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £493 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 18
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.20 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.74 £11.24 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 7 £163 - 1
Business Objects
North East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Informatica
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (60.00%) Workflow
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) AIX
6 3 (30.00%) HPUX
6 3 (30.00%) LDAP
6 3 (30.00%) Siebel
6 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 3 (30.00%) IBM
6 3 (30.00%) Sun
6 3 (30.00%) OpenView
6 3 (30.00%) JBoss
6 3 (30.00%) SSL
6 3 (30.00%) Middleware
6 3 (30.00%) FileNet
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (30.00%) FileNet
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (30.00%) AquaLogic
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (30.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) HPUX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Informatica
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Siebel
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Sun
4 3 (30.00%) JBoss
5 2 (20.00%) Axway