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 20 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects Consultant
Rank 592 549 540
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Objects Consultant 37 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.061% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.065% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 20
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£431 £463 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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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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 -27 33 £431 -6.75% 5
London +20 23 £350 -24.32% 1
North West -8 5 £450 -5.26%
City of London +20 2 £475 +13.09%
Berkshire +11 1 £330 -42.60%
East Midlands +6 1 £325 - 3
South East -17 1 £330 -28.64%
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 - 2
Northampton - 1 £325 -
Slough - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Egham - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East of England - - - -

Business Objects Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 56 (88.89%) Business Objects
2 46 (73.02%) SAP
3 39 (61.90%) BusinessObjects
4 31 (49.21%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (30.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 14 (22.22%) SAP BW
7 13 (20.63%) Oracle
8 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 12 (19.05%) ETL
8 12 (19.05%) SAP BI
9 11 (17.46%) SQL
9 11 (17.46%) SAP Data Services
10 8 (12.70%) BODI
10 8 (12.70%) Finance
11 7 (11.11%) ABAP
11 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
12 6 (9.52%) SAP HANA
12 6 (9.52%) SAP BPC
13 4 (6.35%) Xcelsius
13 4 (6.35%) Informatica
13 4 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (6.35%) Windows
13 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (6.35%) Banking
14 3 (4.76%) Retail
14 3 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
14 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (4.76%) Linux
14 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports

Business Objects Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (1.59%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.59%) SAS
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.59%) Agresso
2 1 (1.59%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (61.90%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (30.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 14 (22.22%) SAP BW
4 12 (19.05%) SAP BI
4 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 11 (17.46%) SAP Data Services
6 8 (12.70%) BODI
7 7 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
7 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (9.52%) SAP HANA
9 4 (6.35%) Xcelsius
9 4 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (4.76%) DB2
11 2 (3.17%) OLAP
11 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Data Integration
1 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) FMCG
3 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (19.05%) ETL
3 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (4.76%) ERP
4 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.17%) SAP Security
5 2 (3.17%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (3.17%) CRM
5 2 (3.17%) Scrum
5 2 (3.17%) Data Management
5 2 (3.17%) Information Management
6 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.59%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.59%) Time Management
6 1 (1.59%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) ABAP
3 3 (4.76%) C
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 56 (88.89%) Business Objects
2 46 (73.02%) SAP
3 13 (20.63%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) Informatica
5 2 (3.17%) Tableau
5 2 (3.17%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (3.17%) Birst
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase
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