The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Objects Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects Consultant
Rank 565 573 514
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Business Objects Consultant 21 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.037% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.040% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 16
Average daily rate
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£441 £407 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £345 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £590 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
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
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Business Objects Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Objects Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Objects Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Business Objects Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Objects Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Business Objects Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Objects Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Business Objects Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Objects Consultant
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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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 -10 17 £445 +9.47% 3
London +7 11 £445 -1.11% 1
City of London +19 3 £434 -21.13%
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
East Midlands -5 1 £325 -18.75%
South East - 1 £500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Goole - - - -
Kettering - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1

Business Objects Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Objects Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 33 (80.49%) Business Objects
2 27 (65.85%) SAP
3 19 (46.34%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (36.59%) SAP BW
5 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (24.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 9 (21.95%) SQL
7 7 (17.07%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle
8 6 (14.63%) SAP BI
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
10 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.76%) ABAP
11 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.32%) SAP XI
11 3 (7.32%) Migration
12 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.88%) SAP HANA
12 2 (4.88%) Analytics
12 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
12 2 (4.88%) Degree
12 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
12 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (4.88%) Data Management
12 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
12 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
12 2 (4.88%) ETL
12 2 (4.88%) ERP

Business Objects Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Objects Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (36.59%) SAP BW
3 10 (24.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 7 (17.07%) SAP Data Services
5 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects XI
5 6 (14.63%) SAP BI
6 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.88%) SAP HANA
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (2.44%) Xcelsius
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.44%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
1 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.44%) FMCG
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
3 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Analytics
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.88%) Data Management
4 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) ETL
4 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) Logistics
5 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.44%) TDD
5 1 (2.44%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) ABAP
3 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) Business Objects
2 27 (65.85%) SAP
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) Google