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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 431 370 415
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +45
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 158 207 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 1.87% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 113 94
Average daily rate
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£408 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £332 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £90.00 £15.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+480.64% -60.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £12.70 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.00 £18.30 £41.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £19.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+189.47% -45.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11544 11043 11993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.13% 21.60% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7152 6738 7069
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 214 308
Average hourly rate £28.99 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 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 30 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 30 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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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 -66 143 £438 +2.94% 64
London +2 77 £453 +3.42% 21
South East -5 26 £425 +6.25% 12
North West +13 16 £438 +9.37% 10
South West -16 7 £300 -20.00% 2
Berkshire -3 6 £550 +46.66%
Reading +11 5 £625 -
Manchester -3 5 £394 -2.77% 6
Scotland -22 5 £363 -
West Midlands -31 5 £325 -22.61% 10
Middlesex -2 4 £501 +8.80% 1
Lancashire - 4 £291 -
Cheshire +4 3 £550 +37.50% 3
Surrey -3 3 £400 +3.22% 2
East Midlands -6 3 £350 -1.75% 1
City of London -14 3 £401 +0.12% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £475 -
West Sussex - 3 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire -7 2 £450 +5.88%
Wiltshire -8 2 £275 -26.66% 1
Birmingham -10 2 £325 -13.33% 9
East of England -24 2 £450 +5.88% 4
Oxford - 2 £475 -
Hampshire - 2 - - 7
Solihull - 2 £351 - 1
Nottinghamshire +11 1 £350 -
Slough +2 1 £475 -
Swindon -2 1 £150 -60.00% 1
North East -14 1 £450 -18.18% 2
Southampton - 1 - -

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 266 (92.36%) SAP
3 137 (47.57%) Business Intelligence
4 85 (29.51%) SAP BW
5 81 (28.13%) Oracle
6 65 (22.57%) Data Warehouse
7 61 (21.18%) SQL
8 60 (20.83%) Finance
9 58 (20.14%) ETL
10 49 (17.01%) SQL Server
11 42 (14.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 41 (14.24%) SAP Data Services
12 41 (14.24%) Migration
13 40 (13.89%) Cognos
14 38 (13.19%) SAP BI
15 36 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
16 35 (12.15%) Microsoft
17 32 (11.11%) Data Modelling
18 27 (9.38%) ERP
19 26 (9.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 24 (8.33%) ABAP
20 24 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
20 24 (8.33%) Data Migration
21 23 (7.99%) QlikView
21 23 (7.99%) SAP HANA
22 21 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
23 19 (6.60%) IBM
23 19 (6.60%) MS Excel
24 18 (6.25%) SAP BPC
25 17 (5.90%) Oracle Database

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (2.43%) NetWeaver
2 6 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.74%) SAS
4 3 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.69%) IIS
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.35%) Documentum
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (2.08%) MS Office
4 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.39%) MS Project
4 4 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (6.25%) SAP BPC
2 8 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (2.78%) SAP ERP
3 7 (2.43%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (1.74%) SAP CRM
5 5 (1.74%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (1.39%) Maximo
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (1.04%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (1.04%) SAP R/3
7 3 (1.04%) SAP FI
7 3 (1.04%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.69%) Agresso
8 2 (0.69%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.69%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.35%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (0.35%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.35%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.04%) LDAP
2 2 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (29.51%) SAP BW
2 65 (22.57%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (17.01%) SQL Server
4 42 (14.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 41 (14.24%) SAP Data Services
6 38 (13.19%) SAP BI
7 36 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
8 26 (9.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
10 23 (7.99%) QlikView
10 23 (7.99%) SAP HANA
11 17 (5.90%) Oracle Database
12 15 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (3.82%) Xcelsius
15 11 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (3.47%) MS Access
16 10 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (3.82%) LSMW
2 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.69%) ERwin
3 2 (0.69%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 60 (20.83%) Finance
2 12 (4.17%) Banking
2 12 (4.17%) Billing
3 11 (3.82%) Retail
4 10 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.08%) Dutch Language
6 5 (1.74%) Legal
6 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.04%) French Language
7 3 (1.04%) Marketing
7 3 (1.04%) Publishing
7 3 (1.04%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (30.56%) Consultant
2 70 (24.31%) SAP Consultant
3 57 (19.79%) Developer
4 49 (17.01%) Analyst
5 33 (11.46%) Business Objects Consultant
6 30 (10.42%) Business Consultant
7 29 (10.07%) Business Objects Developer
8 27 (9.38%) Business Developer
9 22 (7.64%) SAP Business Consultant
10 21 (7.29%) Data Consultant
11 20 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 19 (6.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 16 (5.56%) Business Analyst
13 16 (5.56%) SAP Data Consultant
14 15 (5.21%) Architect
14 15 (5.21%) SAP Developer
15 14 (4.86%) SAP BI Consultant
16 12 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
16 12 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
16 12 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.86%) SAP XI
2 11 (3.82%) XML
3 9 (3.13%) MDX
4 5 (1.74%) SAP PI
4 5 (1.74%) .NET
4 5 (1.74%) HTML
5 3 (1.04%) REST
5 3 (1.04%) SOAP
6 2 (0.69%) Middleware
6 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (0.35%) BAPI
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.35%) COM
7 1 (0.35%) Web Services
7 1 (0.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.86%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.04%) Open Source
3 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.04%) AS400
4 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.69%) Replication
4 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.69%) SWIFT
4 2 (0.69%) FMCG
4 2 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (0.69%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.69%) Wiki
4 2 (0.69%) Social Network
5 1 (0.35%) Informatics
5 1 (0.35%) Life Science
5 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.35%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.35%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.51%) Windows
2 11 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (2.43%) Windows 8
3 7 (2.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.08%) UNIX
5 3 (1.04%) Solaris
5 3 (1.04%) Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (47.57%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (20.14%) ETL
3 41 (14.24%) Migration
4 32 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 27 (9.38%) ERP
6 24 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 21 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (5.90%) Data Management
9 16 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 12 (4.17%) CRM
10 12 (4.17%) Project Management
11 10 (3.47%) Scrum
11 10 (3.47%) Data Cleansing
12 9 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (3.13%) Test Scripting
12 9 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (2.78%) Master Data Management
13 8 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 61 (21.18%) SQL
2 24 (8.33%) ABAP
3 13 (4.51%) PL/SQL
4 10 (3.47%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.43%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.43%) VBScript
6 6 (2.08%) Java
6 6 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.39%) VBA
7 4 (1.39%) VB
8 2 (0.69%) C#
8 2 (0.69%) VB6
9 1 (0.35%) R
9 1 (0.35%) C
9 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (4.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.51%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.82%) Degree
4 4 (1.39%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.35%) MBA
5 1 (0.35%) CIMA
5 1 (0.35%) HND
5 1 (0.35%) ISEB
5 1 (0.35%) PMP
5 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.47%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.04%) QA
3 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.43%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (2.43%) AppDNA
2 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 288 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 266 (92.36%) SAP
3 81 (28.13%) Oracle
4 40 (13.89%) Cognos
5 35 (12.15%) Microsoft
6 19 (6.60%) IBM
7 17 (5.90%) Informatica
8 12 (4.17%) Tableau
9 7 (2.43%) VMware
9 7 (2.43%) Citrix
10 5 (1.74%) Sybase
11 4 (1.39%) Siebel
12 3 (1.04%) Teradata
12 3 (1.04%) HP
12 3 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.04%) JDA
12 3 (1.04%) Primavera
13 2 (0.69%) Remedy
13 2 (0.69%) Apple
13 2 (0.69%) JD Edwards
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