The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Objects Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BusinessObjects Analyst
Rank 615 601 561
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Business Objects Analyst 16 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.020% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.021% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 16
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £207 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £410 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Business Objects Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Objects Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Objects Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Objects Analyst within the UK.

Business Objects Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Objects Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Business Objects Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Objects Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects Analyst within the UK.

Business Objects Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Objects Analyst
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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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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
England -25 16 £331 -5.35% 1
London +3 5 £445 +27.14%
South East -30 4 £375 -6.25%
North West - 4 £308 -
Manchester - 4 £308 -
Milton Keynes -7 2 £338 +87.50%
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £338 +87.50%
City of London -4 1 £550 +69.23%
Yorkshire -30 1 £270 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £280 -
Birmingham - 1 £280 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
Hampshire - 1 £475 -

Business Objects Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Objects Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Objects Analyst in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) SAP
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (22.22%) Marketing
6 6 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (18.52%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
7 5 (18.52%) Banking
7 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
7 5 (18.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) Electronics
7 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
7 5 (18.52%) DTV
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (11.11%) ETL
9 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.11%) Java
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle
10 2 (7.41%) CRM

Business Objects Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Objects Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Objects Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) SPSS
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.70%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 6 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (7.41%) Xcelsius
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (3.70%) QlikView
8 1 (3.70%) SAP BI
8 1 (3.70%) BODI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Marketing
3 5 (18.52%) Electronics
3 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 5 (18.52%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) DTV
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
2 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.70%) Data Governance
5 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau