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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 416 434 343
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -91
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 186 136 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.63% 1.21% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 68 107
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£425 £450 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £435 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -8.42%
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 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
11399 11231 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.64% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7336 6967 6200
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 £280 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 184 207
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 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 27 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 +36 167 £425 -5.55% 74
London +4 56 £465 +3.33% 24
South East -33 38 £400 -11.11% 13
East of England +17 19 £425 -3.40% 1
South West +6 16 £350 +27.27% 8
Scotland +1 12 £425 +25.00% 1
North West -9 11 £475 +5.55% 8
City of London +17 9 £425 -5.55% 8
Surrey +7 9 £396 -12.00%
Glasgow +6 9 £425 -
West Midlands 0 9 £650 - 7
Berkshire -25 9 £500 +8.10%
Manchester -5 8 £475 +5.55% 4
Bristol - 8 £300 - 3
Essex +12 7 £475 +5.55%
Yorkshire -10 7 £400 - 10
Midlands - 6 £175 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £300 - 3
Middlesex - 6 £396 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £300 - 2
Slough 0 5 £500 -4.76%
Doncaster - 4 - -
Somerset - 4 £404 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Brentford -10 3 £340 -22.28%
Hertfordshire - 3 £355 -
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £475 +11.11% 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
Derbyshire +4 1 £475 +18.75%
Wiltshire +4 1 £450 +63.63% 1

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 348 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 335 (96.26%) SAP
3 156 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
4 122 (35.06%) SAP BW
5 107 (30.75%) SQL
6 87 (25.00%) Oracle
7 80 (22.99%) Finance
8 78 (22.41%) SAP Data Services
9 74 (21.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 68 (19.54%) ETL
11 59 (16.95%) Data Warehouse
12 52 (14.94%) SQL Server
13 50 (14.37%) Microsoft
14 49 (14.08%) ABAP
15 48 (13.79%) SAP BI
16 43 (12.36%) MS Excel
16 43 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
17 40 (11.49%) Data Modelling
17 40 (11.49%) BusinessObjects XI
18 38 (10.92%) Migration
19 36 (10.34%) SAP HANA
20 33 (9.48%) NetWeaver
21 31 (8.91%) Crystal Reports
22 30 (8.62%) SAP SRM
23 27 (7.76%) Degree
24 26 (7.47%) MS Office
25 25 (7.18%) Java
26 24 (6.90%) ERP
26 24 (6.90%) Project Management
26 24 (6.90%) QlikView

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 33 (9.48%) NetWeaver
2 18 (5.17%) SAS
3 11 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.30%) CMS
5 7 (2.01%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.72%) WildFly
7 3 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.29%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) SAP EP
Applications
1 43 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.47%) MS Office
3 7 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.86%) SPSS
5 2 (0.57%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.29%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (8.62%) SAP SRM
2 17 (4.89%) SAP BPC
3 12 (3.45%) SAP ERP
4 8 (2.30%) SAP HR
5 5 (1.44%) SAP CRM
5 5 (1.44%) ResourceLink
6 4 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (1.15%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.86%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.57%) Maximo
8 2 (0.57%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.57%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.57%) SAP ECC
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Utilities
9 1 (0.29%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.15%) SaaS
2 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.72%) WAN
2 3 (0.86%) DNS
2 3 (0.86%) SAN
2 3 (0.86%) Internet
2 3 (0.86%) Firewall
2 3 (0.86%) LAN
3 2 (0.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (35.06%) SAP BW
2 78 (22.41%) SAP Data Services
3 74 (21.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 59 (16.95%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (14.94%) SQL Server
6 48 (13.79%) SAP BI
7 40 (11.49%) BusinessObjects XI
8 36 (10.34%) SAP HANA
9 31 (8.91%) Crystal Reports
10 24 (6.90%) QlikView
11 23 (6.61%) BODI
12 20 (5.75%) Oracle Database
13 18 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (4.31%) Relational Database
14 15 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (3.74%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (3.74%) Sybase IQ
17 11 (3.16%) DB2
17 11 (3.16%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.86%) Toad
4 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.57%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.57%) ERwin
6 1 (0.29%) LSMW
6 1 (0.29%) JIRA
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.29%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 80 (22.99%) Finance
2 14 (4.02%) Retail
3 7 (2.01%) Banking
3 7 (2.01%) Marketing
3 7 (2.01%) Legal
4 6 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.44%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.86%) Advertising
7 3 (0.86%) Publishing
8 2 (0.57%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 84 (24.14%) Developer
2 79 (22.70%) Consultant
3 68 (19.54%) Analyst
4 64 (18.39%) SAP Consultant
5 42 (12.07%) Business Developer
6 38 (10.92%) Business Objects Developer
7 34 (9.77%) SAP Developer
7 34 (9.77%) Architect
8 29 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 19 (5.46%) Business Objects Consultant
10 18 (5.17%) Business Consultant
10 18 (5.17%) Business Analyst
11 17 (4.89%) Data Analyst
12 16 (4.60%) SAP BW Consultant
13 14 (4.02%) Project Manager
13 14 (4.02%) SAP Manager
14 13 (3.74%) SAP Business Consultant
14 13 (3.74%) SAP Architect
15 12 (3.45%) Technical Architect
16 11 (3.16%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.75%) SAP XI
2 14 (4.02%) Web Services
3 8 (2.30%) XML
3 8 (2.30%) SAP Basis
3 8 (2.30%) Middleware
4 6 (1.72%) .NET
4 6 (1.72%) JMS
4 6 (1.72%) JSON
4 6 (1.72%) SAP PI
5 5 (1.44%) HTML
5 5 (1.44%) SAP ALE
6 4 (1.15%) BAPI
7 3 (0.86%) Web Dynpro
7 3 (0.86%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (0.86%) Flash
7 3 (0.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (0.86%) HTML5
8 2 (0.57%) MDX
8 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.02%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.74%) Data Integration
4 10 (2.87%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.59%) Data Extraction
6 6 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (1.44%) NHS
7 5 (1.44%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.15%) Statistics
9 3 (0.86%) Clustering
9 3 (0.86%) Life Science
9 3 (0.86%) HACMP
9 3 (0.86%) Replication
9 3 (0.86%) DataPower
9 3 (0.86%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.57%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.57%) Social Media
10 2 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.32%) Windows
2 18 (5.17%) UNIX
3 12 (3.45%) AIX
3 12 (3.45%) Linux
4 11 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.59%) Solaris
6 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (19.54%) ETL
3 40 (11.49%) Data Modelling
4 38 (10.92%) Migration
5 24 (6.90%) Project Management
5 24 (6.90%) ERP
6 22 (6.32%) Data Migration
6 22 (6.32%) Data Governance
7 20 (5.75%) Change Management
8 19 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (5.46%) Procure-to-pay
9 18 (5.17%) Analytics
10 17 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (4.89%) Dimensional Modelling
10 17 (4.89%) Kimball Methodology
10 17 (4.89%) Data Analysis
11 15 (4.31%) Data Management
12 14 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (3.74%) SAP Implementation
14 12 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (30.75%) SQL
2 49 (14.08%) ABAP
3 25 (7.18%) Java
4 21 (6.03%) PL/SQL
5 15 (4.31%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.87%) VBA
7 8 (2.30%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.44%) VB
9 4 (1.15%) Python
9 4 (1.15%) SAPscript
10 3 (0.86%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.86%) C#
10 3 (0.86%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.86%) Ruby
10 3 (0.86%) R
11 2 (0.57%) Clojure
12 1 (0.29%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (7.76%) Degree
2 14 (4.02%) MBA
3 9 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.44%) CIPD
4 5 (1.44%) ISEB
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 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.29%) HNC
8 1 (0.29%) CIMA
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.74%) QA
2 8 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.86%) SLA
5 2 (0.57%) COREP
6 1 (0.29%) CRD IV
System Software
1 5 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.86%) PowerHA
2 3 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.86%) Graphite
3 2 (0.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 348 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 335 (96.26%) SAP
3 87 (25.00%) Oracle
4 50 (14.37%) Microsoft
5 19 (5.46%) Ariba
6 17 (4.89%) Tableau
7 16 (4.60%) Informatica
8 15 (4.31%) Sybase
8 15 (4.31%) IBM
9 13 (3.74%) Cognos
10 9 (2.59%) VMware
11 8 (2.30%) HP
12 5 (1.44%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.86%) EMC
13 3 (0.86%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.86%) Altiris
14 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
14 2 (0.57%) Splunk
14 2 (0.57%) Twitter
14 2 (0.57%) NetApp
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