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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 445 392 427
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +35
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 150 187 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 1.60% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 105 80
Average daily rate
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£444 £420 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.65% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £334 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -11.11%
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
11973 11668 12148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 21.89% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7383 7211 7091
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 £265 £251 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 198 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £27.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +10.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -57 132 £450 +5.88% 71
London +16 76 £460 +5.14% 25
South East -10 23 £433 +8.12% 12
North West +5 12 £450 +12.50% 12
Berkshire +1 7 £475 +28.37% 1
City of London +16 6 £456 +14.06% 6
Scotland -10 6 £363 -
Reading +18 5 £625 +47.05%
Hertfordshire -16 5 £200 -52.94% 2
East of England -30 5 £200 -52.94% 5
Surrey +1 4 £400 +6.66% 1
South West -33 4 £356 -20.83% 1
Cheshire -3 3 £538 +34.37% 1
West Midlands -28 3 £319 -24.10% 9
Lancashire - 3 £291 -
Oxfordshire +5 2 £475 +11.76%
West Sussex +3 2 £375 -11.76%
Oxford 0 2 £475 +11.76%
Birmingham 0 2 £325 -14.75% 8
Manchester -6 2 £400 -1.23% 10
Wiltshire -10 2 £275 -38.88% 1
Warrington - 2 £525 - 1
Slough -1 1 £475 - 1
Swindon -5 1 £150 -66.66% 1
East Midlands -9 1 £350 -7.89% 1
North East -19 1 £450 -18.18%
Hampshire - 1 - - 6
Glasgow - 1 - -
Goole - - - -
Guildford - - - -

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 282 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 262 (92.91%) SAP
3 126 (44.68%) Business Intelligence
4 86 (30.50%) SAP BW
5 85 (30.14%) Oracle
6 67 (23.76%) Finance
7 64 (22.70%) ETL
8 60 (21.28%) SQL
9 56 (19.86%) Data Warehouse
10 49 (17.38%) SQL Server
11 47 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 40 (14.18%) SAP Data Services
13 37 (13.12%) Microsoft
14 36 (12.77%) Data Modelling
15 35 (12.41%) Migration
16 34 (12.06%) BusinessObjects XI
17 31 (10.99%) SAP BI
18 29 (10.28%) Cognos
19 28 (9.93%) ERP
20 26 (9.22%) SAP HANA
21 25 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
22 24 (8.51%) SAP BPC
22 24 (8.51%) ABAP
23 22 (7.80%) Crystal Reports
23 22 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 21 (7.45%) Informatica
25 20 (7.09%) IBM
25 20 (7.09%) Data Migration
26 19 (6.74%) Oracle Database
26 19 (6.74%) MS Excel

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.26%) NetWeaver
2 5 (1.77%) SAS
3 4 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.71%) IIS
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) Documentum
6 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 19 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.13%) MS Project
3 6 (2.13%) MS Office
4 5 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.71%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (8.51%) SAP BPC
2 9 (3.19%) SAP ERP
3 8 (2.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (2.48%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (1.77%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (1.42%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (1.42%) Maximo
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (1.06%) SAP CRM
8 3 (1.06%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.71%) Agresso
9 2 (0.71%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.71%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.35%) SAP PM
10 1 (0.35%) ENOVIA
10 1 (0.35%) SAP SEM
10 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (1.06%) LDAP
2 2 (0.71%) SAN
2 2 (0.71%) WAN
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (30.50%) SAP BW
2 56 (19.86%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (17.38%) SQL Server
4 47 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 40 (14.18%) SAP Data Services
6 34 (12.06%) BusinessObjects XI
7 31 (10.99%) SAP BI
8 26 (9.22%) SAP HANA
9 22 (7.80%) Crystal Reports
9 22 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (6.74%) Oracle Database
11 16 (5.67%) QlikView
12 15 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (4.61%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (4.61%) MS Access
13 13 (4.61%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (3.90%) OLAP
14 11 (3.90%) Xcelsius
15 10 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (3.55%) LSMW
2 5 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.06%) Toad
3 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.71%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.71%) ERwin
General
1 67 (23.76%) Finance
2 12 (4.26%) Banking
3 11 (3.90%) Retail
4 10 (3.55%) Billing
5 7 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.13%) Legal
7 4 (1.42%) Dutch Language
7 4 (1.42%) Publishing
8 3 (1.06%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.06%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 86 (30.50%) Consultant
2 72 (25.53%) SAP Consultant
3 56 (19.86%) Developer
4 40 (14.18%) Analyst
5 32 (11.35%) Business Objects Consultant
6 26 (9.22%) Business Consultant
6 26 (9.22%) Business Objects Developer
7 24 (8.51%) Business Developer
8 20 (7.09%) SAP Business Consultant
9 19 (6.74%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 18 (6.38%) Architect
11 17 (6.03%) Data Consultant
12 15 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 15 (5.32%) SAP Developer
12 15 (5.32%) SAP BI Consultant
13 13 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (4.61%) SAP Data Consultant
14 12 (4.26%) Business Analyst
15 11 (3.90%) Analyst Developer
16 10 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.96%) SAP XI
1 14 (4.96%) XML
2 7 (2.48%) MDX
3 4 (1.42%) .NET
4 3 (1.06%) SOAP
4 3 (1.06%) HTML
4 3 (1.06%) REST
5 2 (0.71%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.71%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) BAPI
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.35%) Web Services
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) SAML
6 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.96%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.90%) Data Integration
3 6 (2.13%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.06%) AS400
4 3 (1.06%) Open Source
5 2 (0.71%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.71%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.71%) FMCG
5 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.71%) HACMP
5 2 (0.71%) Replication
6 1 (0.35%) Economics
6 1 (0.35%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.35%) Clustering
6 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.03%) Windows
2 11 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.84%) UNIX
4 7 (2.48%) Windows 8
4 7 (2.48%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.77%) Linux
6 3 (1.06%) Solaris
7 2 (0.71%) AIX
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (44.68%) Business Intelligence
2 64 (22.70%) ETL
3 36 (12.77%) Data Modelling
4 35 (12.41%) Migration
5 28 (9.93%) ERP
6 25 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (7.09%) Data Migration
8 17 (6.03%) Data Management
9 15 (5.32%) Project Management
10 10 (3.55%) Data Cleansing
10 10 (3.55%) Scrum
11 9 (3.19%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.19%) Workflow
11 9 (3.19%) CRM
11 9 (3.19%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (3.19%) Test Scripting
12 8 (2.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (2.84%) Release Management
12 8 (2.84%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (21.28%) SQL
2 24 (8.51%) ABAP
3 16 (5.67%) PL/SQL
4 7 (2.48%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.48%) VBScript
4 7 (2.48%) VB
4 7 (2.48%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.13%) Java
6 5 (1.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.71%) VBA
8 1 (0.35%) VB6
8 1 (0.35%) C
8 1 (0.35%) C#
8 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (3.90%) Security Cleared
1 11 (3.90%) Degree
2 10 (3.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.77%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.35%) HND
4 1 (0.35%) PMP
4 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.26%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.42%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.19%) VMware ESX
1 9 (3.19%) Active Directory
1 9 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.71%) PowerHA
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (2.48%) AppDNA
2 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 282 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 262 (92.91%) SAP
3 85 (30.14%) Oracle
4 37 (13.12%) Microsoft
5 29 (10.28%) Cognos
6 21 (7.45%) Informatica
7 20 (7.09%) IBM
8 10 (3.55%) Tableau
9 9 (3.19%) VMware
9 9 (3.19%) Teradata
10 7 (2.48%) Citrix
11 5 (1.77%) Sybase
12 4 (1.42%) Siebel
13 3 (1.06%) Primavera
13 3 (1.06%) Remedy
13 3 (1.06%) JDA
13 3 (1.06%) HP
13 3 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.71%) Jaspersoft
14 2 (0.71%) NetApp
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Midlands
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £9 - £999 per day + QUOTE
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago