The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 442 355 431
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +76
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 140 229 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.46% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.26% 2.13% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 116 81
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £343 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £401 £418
% change year-on-year
-9.03% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £90.00 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+373.68% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £13.40 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.00 £20.20 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £19.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+178.48% +23.43%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11119 10768 11675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 21.48% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6895 6501 6857
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 223 276
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.46 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%

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 11 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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 -71 128 £408 -4.05% 55
London -28 69 £450 +2.85% 23
South East -14 23 £425 - 13
North West +5 15 £350 -2.77% 7
Berkshire -2 6 £550 +15.78% 4
Reading +5 5 £625 - 4
Manchester +4 5 £394 -2.77% 4
South West -23 5 £300 -33.33% 1
West Midlands -31 5 £332 -21.53% 3
City of London -3 4 £401 +0.12% 8
Cheshire +2 3 £550 +40.12%
Surrey -2 3 £400 +3.22% 2
West Sussex -2 3 £375 -11.76% 1
East Midlands -9 3 £350 -3.44% 1
Hampshire - 3 £775 - 3
Birmingham -13 2 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £251 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 -
Nottinghamshire +9 1 £350 -15.15%
Nottingham +4 1 £350 -26.31%
Slough 0 1 £475 -
Middlesex -3 1 £501 +8.80% 1
Hertfordshire -4 1 £450 +5.88%
Scotland -9 1 - - 2
Wiltshire -9 1 £400 -11.11% 1
East of England -18 1 £450 +5.88% 3
Southampton - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Goole - - - -

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 293 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 272 (92.83%) SAP
3 148 (50.51%) Business Intelligence
4 86 (29.35%) SAP BW
5 83 (28.33%) Oracle
6 65 (22.18%) Data Warehouse
7 61 (20.82%) SQL
8 57 (19.45%) Finance
9 54 (18.43%) ETL
10 50 (17.06%) SQL Server
11 48 (16.38%) SAP BI
12 46 (15.70%) Cognos
13 40 (13.65%) Migration
14 39 (13.31%) Data Modelling
15 36 (12.29%) BusinessObjects XI
16 35 (11.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 35 (11.95%) SAP Data Services
17 34 (11.60%) Microsoft
18 29 (9.90%) ERP
19 26 (8.87%) Data Migration
20 25 (8.53%) Crystal Reports
21 24 (8.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 24 (8.19%) QlikView
22 22 (7.51%) SAP HANA
22 22 (7.51%) ABAP
23 21 (7.17%) MS Excel
24 20 (6.83%) IBM
24 20 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
25 19 (6.48%) Data Management
26 18 (6.14%) Informatica

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 12 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.73%) NetWeaver
3 6 (2.05%) SAS
4 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.34%) Apache
6 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.34%) Documentum
6 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.34%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 21 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.07%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.71%) MS Project
4 5 (1.71%) MS Office
5 2 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (5.80%) SAP BPC
2 11 (3.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (2.73%) SAP ERP
4 7 (2.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (2.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (1.71%) SAP CRM
6 5 (1.71%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (1.37%) Maximo
7 4 (1.37%) SAP FI
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (1.02%) SAP CO
8 3 (1.02%) SAP FSCM
8 3 (1.02%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (1.02%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.68%) Agresso
9 2 (0.68%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.68%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.68%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Taleo
1 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.02%) LDAP
2 2 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (29.35%) SAP BW
2 65 (22.18%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (17.06%) SQL Server
4 48 (16.38%) SAP BI
5 36 (12.29%) BusinessObjects XI
6 35 (11.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 35 (11.95%) SAP Data Services
7 25 (8.53%) Crystal Reports
8 24 (8.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (8.19%) QlikView
9 22 (7.51%) SAP HANA
10 18 (6.14%) Oracle Database
11 14 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (4.10%) Xcelsius
14 11 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (3.41%) MS Access
16 9 (3.07%) PowerCenter
16 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (4.10%) LSMW
2 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.68%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.68%) ERwin
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 57 (19.45%) Finance
2 14 (4.78%) Billing
3 10 (3.41%) Banking
3 10 (3.41%) Retail
3 10 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.05%) Dutch Language
5 3 (1.02%) French Language
5 3 (1.02%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.02%) Publishing
5 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Front Office
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (28.67%) Consultant
2 61 (20.82%) SAP Consultant
3 53 (18.09%) Analyst
4 52 (17.75%) Developer
5 29 (9.90%) Business Objects Developer
6 28 (9.56%) Business Objects Consultant
7 26 (8.87%) Business Consultant
7 26 (8.87%) Business Developer
8 22 (7.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 20 (6.83%) Architect
9 20 (6.83%) Data Consultant
10 17 (5.80%) Business Analyst
11 16 (5.46%) SAP Developer
11 16 (5.46%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 15 (5.12%) SAP BI Consultant
12 15 (5.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 15 (5.12%) SAP Business Consultant
13 14 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 14 (4.78%) SAP Data Consultant
13 14 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.78%) SAP XI
2 11 (3.75%) XML
3 9 (3.07%) MDX
4 7 (2.39%) SAP PI
5 6 (2.05%) HTML
6 5 (1.71%) .NET
7 3 (1.02%) SOAP
7 3 (1.02%) Web Services
7 3 (1.02%) REST
8 2 (0.68%) Middleware
8 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.68%) ODBC
9 1 (0.34%) JMS
9 1 (0.34%) SAML
9 1 (0.34%) COM
9 1 (0.34%) BAPI
9 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.34%) JSON
9 1 (0.34%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.73%) Data Integration
3 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.02%) AS400
4 3 (1.02%) Replication
4 3 (1.02%) E-Learning
4 3 (1.02%) FMCG
4 3 (1.02%) Open Source
4 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (0.68%) Wiki
5 2 (0.68%) Social Network
5 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.34%) Life Science
6 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.12%) Windows
2 11 (3.75%) UNIX
3 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.39%) Linux
5 6 (2.05%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.05%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.37%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (50.51%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (18.43%) ETL
3 40 (13.65%) Migration
4 39 (13.31%) Data Modelling
5 29 (9.90%) ERP
6 26 (8.87%) Data Migration
7 20 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (6.48%) Data Management
9 17 (5.80%) Project Management
10 16 (5.46%) Business Analysis
11 12 (4.10%) CRM
12 10 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.41%) Scrum
12 10 (3.41%) Data Cleansing
12 10 (3.41%) Analytics
13 9 (3.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (2.73%) Change Management
14 8 (2.73%) Master Data Management
15 7 (2.39%) Data Governance
15 7 (2.39%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.82%) SQL
2 22 (7.51%) ABAP
3 10 (3.41%) T-SQL
4 9 (3.07%) PL/SQL
5 8 (2.73%) Java
6 6 (2.05%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.05%) VBScript
6 6 (2.05%) VBA
6 6 (2.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.37%) VB
8 2 (0.68%) C#
8 2 (0.68%) VB6
9 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.34%) R
9 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (5.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.78%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.44%) Degree
4 4 (1.37%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.34%) PMP
5 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CIMA
5 1 (0.34%) MBA
5 1 (0.34%) HND
5 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.05%) VMware ESX
2 6 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (2.05%) AppDNA
2 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 293 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 272 (92.83%) SAP
3 83 (28.33%) Oracle
4 46 (15.70%) Cognos
5 34 (11.60%) Microsoft
6 20 (6.83%) IBM
7 18 (6.14%) Informatica
8 9 (3.07%) Tableau
9 6 (2.05%) VMware
9 6 (2.05%) Citrix
10 5 (1.71%) Sybase
10 5 (1.71%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.37%) Siebel
12 3 (1.02%) HP
12 3 (1.02%) JDA
12 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.02%) Teradata
12 3 (1.02%) Remedy
12 3 (1.02%) Primavera
13 2 (0.68%) JD Edwards
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
United Kingdom
Networkers Plc
Rate: Up to UKP 55000 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 13 days ago