The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 451 407 425
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +18
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 161 181 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.35% 1.53% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 96 74
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£450 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £41.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11910 11800 11987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.68% 22.37% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7516 7332 6837
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 198 331
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK 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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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 -38 143 £450 +6.82% 72
London +29 86 £475 +11.76% 28
South East -16 21 £408 +1.87% 10
Scotland -7 10 £350 +66.66% 2
City of London +24 9 £438 +9.37% 11
East of England -14 9 £274 -35.58% 4
North West -7 7 £450 +12.50% 12
Hertfordshire -19 7 £266 -37.35%
Berkshire -9 6 £520 +46.99% 1
West Midlands -19 6 £350 -17.64% 8
Middlesex 0 5 - -
South West -43 5 £300 -32.58% 2
Cheshire +9 3 £488 +21.87% 1
Birmingham -3 3 £375 -6.25% 6
Bristol -12 3 £300 -31.81% 1
Reading +16 2 £625 +47.05% 1
West Sussex +2 2 £375 -11.76%
Surrey -5 2 £400 - 1
Wiltshire -8 2 £300 -33.33% 1
North East -31 2 £500 -9.09% 1
Swindon - 2 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £325 - 4
Warrington - 2 £525 - 1
Oxford -2 1 £500 +17.64%
Oxfordshire -4 1 £500 +17.64%
East Midlands -10 1 - - 2
Solihull - 1 £375 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Goole - - - -
Guildford - - - -

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 299 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 287 (95.99%) SAP
3 130 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
4 92 (30.77%) SAP BW
5 83 (27.76%) Oracle
6 72 (24.08%) Finance
7 71 (23.75%) SQL
8 62 (20.74%) ETL
9 53 (17.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 48 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
11 46 (15.38%) SAP Data Services
12 45 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (13.71%) SQL Server
14 38 (12.71%) Data Modelling
14 38 (12.71%) Microsoft
15 37 (12.37%) Migration
16 36 (12.04%) SAP BI
17 31 (10.37%) ERP
18 30 (10.03%) ABAP
19 29 (9.70%) SAP HANA
20 28 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
20 28 (9.36%) Cognos
21 24 (8.03%) BusinessObjects XI
22 23 (7.69%) Data Migration
22 23 (7.69%) MS Excel
23 22 (7.36%) Crystal Reports
23 22 (7.36%) SAP BPC
24 21 (7.02%) IBM
24 21 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
25 20 (6.69%) PL/SQL

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.35%) NetWeaver
2 5 (1.67%) SAS
3 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.67%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.33%) Documentum
5 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 23 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.01%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.01%) MS Project
4 6 (2.01%) MS Office
5 4 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (7.36%) SAP BPC
2 8 (2.68%) SAP ERP
2 8 (2.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (2.34%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (1.34%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (1.34%) Maximo
5 4 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.34%) SAP HR
6 3 (1.00%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.00%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.67%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.67%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.67%) Agresso
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) PaaS
1 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.34%) Internet
2 4 (1.34%) WAN
3 3 (1.00%) LDAP
3 3 (1.00%) SAN
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (30.77%) SAP BW
2 53 (17.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 48 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (15.38%) SAP Data Services
5 41 (13.71%) SQL Server
6 36 (12.04%) SAP BI
7 29 (9.70%) SAP HANA
8 24 (8.03%) BusinessObjects XI
9 22 (7.36%) Crystal Reports
10 16 (5.35%) MS Access
11 14 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (4.68%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (4.01%) QlikView
12 12 (4.01%) OLAP
13 10 (3.34%) Oracle Database
13 10 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (3.01%) Xcelsius
15 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (2.68%) BODI
Development Applications
1 12 (4.01%) LSMW
2 8 (2.68%) Toad
3 7 (2.34%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.67%) ERwin
5 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 72 (24.08%) Finance
2 16 (5.35%) Retail
3 14 (4.68%) Banking
4 9 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.34%) Billing
6 7 (2.34%) Publishing
6 7 (2.34%) Legal
7 6 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.34%) Marketing
9 3 (1.00%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.00%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (32.78%) Consultant
2 81 (27.09%) SAP Consultant
3 59 (19.73%) Developer
4 50 (16.72%) Analyst
5 40 (13.38%) Business Objects Consultant
6 31 (10.37%) Business Consultant
7 26 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 24 (8.03%) Business Objects Developer
9 21 (7.02%) SAP Business Consultant
9 21 (7.02%) Business Developer
9 21 (7.02%) Architect
10 19 (6.35%) SAP BI Consultant
11 18 (6.02%) Data Consultant
11 18 (6.02%) Business Analyst
12 16 (5.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 15 (5.02%) SAP Developer
13 15 (5.02%) SAP Data Consultant
14 13 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (3.68%) Migration Consultant
15 11 (3.68%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.01%) SAP XI
2 8 (2.68%) XML
3 5 (1.67%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.00%) .NET
4 3 (1.00%) MDX
5 2 (0.67%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.67%) REST
5 2 (0.67%) Middleware
5 2 (0.67%) SOAP
6 1 (0.33%) Web Services
6 1 (0.33%) HTML
6 1 (0.33%) SAML
6 1 (0.33%) BAPI
6 1 (0.33%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.68%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.67%) Data Conversion
6 4 (1.34%) FMCG
7 3 (1.00%) HACMP
7 3 (1.00%) AS400
8 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.67%) Open Source
8 2 (0.67%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.67%) Replication
9 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.33%) DTV
9 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.33%) Economics
9 1 (0.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.69%) Windows
2 12 (4.01%) UNIX
3 11 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.68%) Linux
5 7 (2.34%) Windows 8
5 7 (2.34%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.00%) AIX
6 3 (1.00%) Solaris
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (20.74%) ETL
3 38 (12.71%) Data Modelling
4 37 (12.37%) Migration
5 31 (10.37%) ERP
6 28 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 21 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (5.35%) Project Management
10 14 (4.68%) Dimensional Modelling
10 14 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (3.34%) Test Scripting
12 10 (3.34%) Data Management
13 9 (3.01%) Business Analysis
13 9 (3.01%) Workflow
13 9 (3.01%) Data Governance
13 9 (3.01%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (2.68%) Release Management
14 8 (2.68%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (23.75%) SQL
2 30 (10.03%) ABAP
3 20 (6.69%) PL/SQL
4 10 (3.34%) VB
5 8 (2.68%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.34%) VBScript
6 7 (2.34%) Java
6 7 (2.34%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.34%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.67%) VBA
9 1 (0.33%) C
9 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (4.68%) Degree
2 11 (3.68%) SC Cleared
2 11 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.67%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.33%) HND
4 1 (0.33%) PMP
4 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.34%) Data Quality
1 7 (2.34%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (3.34%) VMware ESX
2 9 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.00%) PowerHA
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (2.34%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 299 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 287 (95.99%) SAP
3 83 (27.76%) Oracle
4 38 (12.71%) Microsoft
5 28 (9.36%) Cognos
6 21 (7.02%) IBM
7 16 (5.35%) Informatica
8 13 (4.35%) Teradata
9 12 (4.01%) Tableau
10 10 (3.34%) VMware
11 8 (2.68%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (2.34%) Citrix
13 6 (2.01%) Remedy
14 5 (1.67%) Sybase
15 4 (1.34%) Siebel
16 3 (1.00%) Primavera
16 3 (1.00%) NetApp
16 3 (1.00%) JDA
16 3 (1.00%) EMC
17 2 (0.67%) Jaspersoft
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Rate: competitive
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