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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 408 407 319
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -88
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 174 159 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.56% 1.43% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 71 114
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £280 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £431
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
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
11144 11132 10284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.21% 21.98% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7173 6795 6175
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 £275 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 189 224
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £27.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £13.56 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 157 £450 - 55
London -11 52 £458 +1.66% 29
South East -31 41 £400 -16.23% 2
East of England +17 17 £425 -5.55%
Berkshire -4 13 £500 -4.76%
Manchester -9 13 £475 +8.57% 2
North West -13 13 £475 +8.57% 6
South West 0 11 £300 +4.34% 7
Surrey -4 9 £396 -12.00% 1
Scotland -4 8 £350 +2.94% 2
Bristol - 8 £300 - 1
Essex +15 7 £475 +5.55%
City of London +13 7 £465 +9.41% 5
Slough 0 6 £500 -4.76%
West Midlands -7 6 £340 -24.44% 2
Midlands +9 5 £175 - 1
Middlesex +8 5 £396 -13.91%
East Midlands +6 5 £538 +34.37% 3
Yorkshire -15 5 £475 - 4
Brentford - 5 £450 -
Reading +4 4 £550 +17.33%
South Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Doncaster - 4 - - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £363 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £306 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £306 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £475 -
Glasgow - 3 £315 -
Northamptonshire - 3 - - 1
Somerset - 3 £420 - 1

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 347 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 332 (95.68%) SAP
3 153 (44.09%) Business Intelligence
4 119 (34.29%) SQL
5 114 (32.85%) SAP BW
6 93 (26.80%) Oracle
7 84 (24.21%) Finance
8 76 (21.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 75 (21.61%) ETL
10 72 (20.75%) SAP Data Services
11 61 (17.58%) Data Warehouse
12 50 (14.41%) SQL Server
12 50 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
13 47 (13.54%) MS Excel
13 47 (13.54%) Microsoft
14 46 (13.26%) ABAP
15 40 (11.53%) SAP BI
15 40 (11.53%) Migration
15 40 (11.53%) BusinessObjects XI
16 39 (11.24%) Data Modelling
17 31 (8.93%) SAP HANA
18 30 (8.65%) NetWeaver
18 30 (8.65%) Crystal Reports
19 28 (8.07%) ERP
20 27 (7.78%) SAP SRM
21 26 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
22 25 (7.20%) Degree
23 24 (6.92%) PL/SQL
24 23 (6.63%) MS Office
24 23 (6.63%) Project Management

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 30 (8.65%) NetWeaver
2 16 (4.61%) SAS
3 11 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.31%) CMS
5 6 (1.73%) WildFly
5 6 (1.73%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.73%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.29%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.63%) MS Office
3 7 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.86%) SPSS
4 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (7.78%) SAP SRM
2 15 (4.32%) SAP BPC
3 11 (3.17%) SAP HR
3 11 (3.17%) SAP ERP
4 6 (1.73%) SAP IS-U
5 5 (1.44%) SAP CRM
5 5 (1.44%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.44%) ResourceLink
5 5 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.86%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.86%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.58%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Utilities
7 2 (0.58%) SAP ECC
7 2 (0.58%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.29%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.15%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.31%) WAN
2 4 (1.15%) LAN
2 4 (1.15%) DNS
2 4 (1.15%) SAN
2 4 (1.15%) Internet
3 3 (0.86%) Firewall
4 2 (0.58%) LDAP
5 1 (0.29%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (32.85%) SAP BW
2 76 (21.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 72 (20.75%) SAP Data Services
4 61 (17.58%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (14.41%) SQL Server
6 40 (11.53%) SAP BI
6 40 (11.53%) BusinessObjects XI
7 31 (8.93%) SAP HANA
8 30 (8.65%) Crystal Reports
9 22 (6.34%) QlikView
10 21 (6.05%) BODI
11 20 (5.76%) Oracle Database
12 19 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (4.32%) Relational Database
14 13 (3.75%) OLAP
14 13 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (3.46%) DB2
15 12 (3.46%) Sybase IQ
15 12 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (3.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Toad
2 6 (1.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.73%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.15%) LSMW
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.58%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.58%) ERwin
6 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.29%) JIRA
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 84 (24.21%) Finance
2 17 (4.90%) Retail
3 8 (2.31%) Marketing
3 8 (2.31%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.02%) Banking
4 7 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.73%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.44%) Legal
7 4 (1.15%) Publishing
7 4 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.86%) Advertising
8 3 (0.86%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 79 (22.77%) Consultant
2 78 (22.48%) Developer
3 75 (21.61%) Analyst
4 61 (17.58%) SAP Consultant
5 36 (10.37%) Business Developer
6 35 (10.09%) Architect
7 26 (7.49%) SAP Developer
7 26 (7.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 25 (7.20%) Business Objects Developer
8 25 (7.20%) Business Objects Consultant
9 23 (6.63%) Business Consultant
10 22 (6.34%) Business Analyst
11 17 (4.90%) Data Analyst
12 15 (4.32%) SAP Architect
13 14 (4.03%) SAP Business Consultant
13 14 (4.03%) Project Manager
13 14 (4.03%) SAP BW Consultant
14 13 (3.75%) SAP Manager
15 12 (3.46%) MI Analyst
15 12 (3.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.48%) SAP XI
2 13 (3.75%) Web Services
3 10 (2.88%) XML
4 7 (2.02%) Middleware
5 6 (1.73%) SAP PI
5 6 (1.73%) JSON
5 6 (1.73%) JMS
5 6 (1.73%) SAP Basis
6 5 (1.44%) .NET
6 5 (1.44%) HTML
6 5 (1.44%) SAP ALE
7 4 (1.15%) BAPI
8 3 (0.86%) SAP Smart Forms
8 3 (0.86%) Web Dynpro
8 3 (0.86%) Flash
8 3 (0.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (0.86%) HTML5
9 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.58%) MDX
9 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.32%) Data Integration
3 14 (4.03%) Data Structures
4 12 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.02%) Data Extraction
6 6 (1.73%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (1.44%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.15%) FMCG
8 4 (1.15%) Statistics
8 4 (1.15%) NHS
8 4 (1.15%) HACMP
9 3 (0.86%) Replication
9 3 (0.86%) AS400
9 3 (0.86%) Life Science
9 3 (0.86%) DataPower
9 3 (0.86%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.86%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.05%) UNIX
1 21 (6.05%) Windows
2 15 (4.32%) Linux
3 13 (3.75%) AIX
4 9 (2.59%) Solaris
5 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (44.09%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (21.61%) ETL
3 40 (11.53%) Migration
4 39 (11.24%) Data Modelling
5 28 (8.07%) ERP
6 26 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (6.63%) Project Management
8 22 (6.34%) Data Migration
9 21 (6.05%) Data Governance
9 21 (6.05%) Kimball Methodology
9 21 (6.05%) Analytics
9 21 (6.05%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (6.05%) Change Management
10 20 (5.76%) Dimensional Modelling
11 18 (5.19%) Data Analysis
12 17 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (4.90%) Procure-to-pay
13 14 (4.03%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.46%) Data Management
15 11 (3.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 119 (34.29%) SQL
2 46 (13.26%) ABAP
3 24 (6.92%) PL/SQL
4 20 (5.76%) Java
5 17 (4.90%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.17%) VBA
7 10 (2.88%) VB
8 6 (1.73%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.15%) SAPscript
10 3 (0.86%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.86%) C#
11 2 (0.58%) Clojure
11 2 (0.58%) R
11 2 (0.58%) Ruby
11 2 (0.58%) Python
11 2 (0.58%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.29%) C
12 1 (0.29%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 25 (7.20%) Degree
2 13 (3.75%) MBA
3 8 (2.31%) VCP4
4 5 (1.44%) ISEB
4 5 (1.44%) CIPD
4 5 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.15%) PMP
5 4 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CIMA
8 1 (0.29%) HNC
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.90%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.73%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.86%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.15%) PowerHA
2 4 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.58%) Graphite
2 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 347 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 332 (95.68%) SAP
3 93 (26.80%) Oracle
4 47 (13.54%) Microsoft
5 19 (5.48%) Informatica
6 18 (5.19%) IBM
7 17 (4.90%) Tableau
8 16 (4.61%) Cognos
8 16 (4.61%) Ariba
9 14 (4.03%) Sybase
10 10 (2.88%) VMware
11 8 (2.31%) HP
12 5 (1.44%) Teradata
12 5 (1.44%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (1.44%) Hyperion
13 4 (1.15%) EMC
13 4 (1.15%) Altiris
14 3 (0.86%) Ab Initio
14 3 (0.86%) Remedy
14 3 (0.86%) NetApp
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