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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 448 381 409
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +28
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 166 206 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.39% 1.72% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 103 75
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £317 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £41.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -54.72%
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
11965 11995 11409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.50% 22.87% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7822 7372 6646
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 241 298
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £14.50 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -75 143 £423 -0.58% 45
London -32 74 £450 +5.88% 16
South East -37 29 £355 -11.36% 10
East of England -3 14 £425 +6.25% 2
Scotland +4 13 £350 +37.25%
City of London +5 11 £435 +5.45% 5
West Midlands -12 9 £375 -15.73% 3
Berkshire -6 8 £353 +6.01% 4
Hertfordshire -19 7 £266 -33.43%
Cambridgeshire - 7 £425 - 2
Surrey -6 6 £391 -
South West -36 6 £300 -31.81% 5
Buckinghamshire - 6 £260 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £260 - 1
Middlesex 0 5 £461 -19.91%
Reading +8 4 £350 -6.66% 4
Solihull - 4 £398 -
Birmingham -3 3 £375 - 3
North West -15 3 £488 +9.85% 3
East Midlands -7 2 £325 -18.75% 2
Oxfordshire -8 2 £500 +17.64% 1
Oxford -13 2 £500 +17.64% 1
Bristol -24 2 £288 -31.54%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £488 - 1
Brentford 0 1 £525 -4.54% 1
Staines -3 1 - -
Northamptonshire -5 1 £325 -68.29% 1
Wiltshire -12 1 £450 - 3
North East -39 1 £550 -

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 321 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 305 (95.02%) SAP
3 138 (42.99%) Business Intelligence
4 101 (31.46%) SAP BW
5 81 (25.23%) SQL
6 79 (24.61%) Finance
7 78 (24.30%) Oracle
8 65 (20.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 64 (19.94%) ETL
10 56 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
11 52 (16.20%) SAP Data Services
12 49 (15.26%) Data Modelling
13 48 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
14 46 (14.33%) Migration
15 42 (13.08%) SQL Server
16 38 (11.84%) ABAP
16 38 (11.84%) Microsoft
17 37 (11.53%) SAP BI
18 34 (10.59%) SAP HANA
19 32 (9.97%) BusinessObjects XI
20 30 (9.35%) ERP
21 28 (8.72%) MS Excel
22 26 (8.10%) Crystal Reports
22 26 (8.10%) Data Migration
23 25 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
24 22 (6.85%) PL/SQL
24 22 (6.85%) IBM
25 21 (6.54%) Degree
25 21 (6.54%) Windows
25 21 (6.54%) Agile Software Development

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (6.23%) NetWeaver
2 10 (3.12%) SAS
3 9 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.87%) CMS
5 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.62%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.31%) Documentum
7 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.31%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 28 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.43%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (3.12%) MS Office
4 9 (2.80%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.56%) MS Project
6 3 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (6.23%) SAP BPC
2 8 (2.49%) SAP ERP
3 7 (2.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (2.18%) SAP SRM
4 6 (1.87%) SAP IS-U
5 5 (1.56%) SAP CRM
6 4 (1.25%) SAP HR
6 4 (1.25%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.93%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.93%) Maximo
7 3 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.93%) SAP ECC
8 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.62%) Agresso
8 2 (0.62%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.31%) ENOVIA
9 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.31%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.18%) WAN
2 6 (1.87%) SAN
3 5 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.25%) Internet
5 2 (0.62%) DNS
5 2 (0.62%) LDAP
6 1 (0.31%) LAN
6 1 (0.31%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (31.46%) SAP BW
2 65 (20.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 52 (16.20%) SAP Data Services
4 48 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (13.08%) SQL Server
6 37 (11.53%) SAP BI
7 34 (10.59%) SAP HANA
8 32 (9.97%) BusinessObjects XI
9 26 (8.10%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (5.61%) MS Access
11 13 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (3.74%) OLAP
12 12 (3.74%) Xcelsius
13 11 (3.43%) Oracle Database
14 10 (3.12%) Relational Database
14 10 (3.12%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (3.12%) QlikView
14 10 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (2.80%) BODI
16 8 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (3.43%) LSMW
2 9 (2.80%) Toad
3 8 (2.49%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.62%) ERwin
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 79 (24.61%) Finance
2 17 (5.30%) Retail
3 10 (3.12%) Banking
4 9 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (2.49%) Marketing
6 7 (2.18%) Billing
6 7 (2.18%) Legal
6 7 (2.18%) Publishing
7 5 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.93%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 100 (31.15%) Consultant
2 81 (25.23%) SAP Consultant
3 72 (22.43%) Developer
4 64 (19.94%) Analyst
5 40 (12.46%) Business Objects Consultant
6 32 (9.97%) Business Consultant
7 28 (8.72%) Business Objects Developer
8 26 (8.10%) Business Developer
9 25 (7.79%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 24 (7.48%) Business Analyst
11 22 (6.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 21 (6.54%) SAP Business Consultant
13 20 (6.23%) SAP BI Consultant
14 18 (5.61%) Data Consultant
14 18 (5.61%) SAP Developer
15 16 (4.98%) Architect
15 16 (4.98%) Data Analyst
16 13 (4.05%) SAP Data Consultant
17 12 (3.74%) MI Analyst
18 10 (3.12%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.67%) XML
2 11 (3.43%) SAP XI
3 6 (1.87%) .NET
4 5 (1.56%) SAP Basis
5 4 (1.25%) MDX
6 3 (0.93%) SAP PI
6 3 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.93%) HTML
6 3 (0.93%) Web Services
7 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.62%) SOAP
7 2 (0.62%) Middleware
7 2 (0.62%) REST
7 2 (0.62%) SAP ALE
7 2 (0.62%) SAP MI
8 1 (0.31%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.31%) BAPI
8 1 (0.31%) ODBC
8 1 (0.31%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.30%) Data Structures
2 17 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.36%) Data Integration
4 11 (3.43%) Data Extraction
5 6 (1.87%) HACMP
6 5 (1.56%) FMCG
6 5 (1.56%) Data Conversion
6 5 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (0.93%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.93%) Learning Management System
7 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.62%) Open Source
8 2 (0.62%) Replication
8 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.31%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.31%) Economics
9 1 (0.31%) Statistics
9 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.54%) Windows
2 11 (3.43%) Linux
3 10 (3.12%) UNIX
4 9 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.87%) AIX
5 6 (1.87%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.87%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (42.99%) Business Intelligence
2 64 (19.94%) ETL
3 49 (15.26%) Data Modelling
4 46 (14.33%) Migration
5 30 (9.35%) ERP
6 26 (8.10%) Data Migration
7 25 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (5.30%) Project Management
10 17 (5.30%) Dimensional Modelling
11 16 (4.98%) Kimball Methodology
12 13 (4.05%) Data Management
12 13 (4.05%) Business Analysis
12 13 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (3.74%) Test Scripting
13 12 (3.74%) CRM
14 11 (3.43%) Requirements Analysis
14 11 (3.43%) Data Governance
15 10 (3.12%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (25.23%) SQL
2 38 (11.84%) ABAP
3 22 (6.85%) PL/SQL
4 12 (3.74%) VB
5 11 (3.43%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.12%) Java
7 6 (1.87%) VBScript
7 6 (1.87%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.25%) VBA
8 4 (1.25%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.93%) C#
10 2 (0.62%) C
11 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (6.54%) Degree
2 9 (2.80%) SC Cleared
2 9 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.56%) ISEB
3 5 (1.56%) SAP Certification
4 4 (1.25%) MBA
5 2 (0.62%) PMP
5 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.05%) QA
2 7 (2.18%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.56%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.62%) SLA
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (3.74%) VMware ESX
1 12 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.87%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (1.87%) AppDNA
2 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 321 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 305 (95.02%) SAP
3 78 (24.30%) Oracle
4 38 (11.84%) Microsoft
5 22 (6.85%) IBM
6 19 (5.92%) Informatica
7 17 (5.30%) Cognos
7 17 (5.30%) Tableau
8 13 (4.05%) Teradata
9 12 (3.74%) VMware
10 8 (2.49%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.87%) Remedy
11 6 (1.87%) EMC
11 6 (1.87%) Citrix
12 5 (1.56%) Ariba
12 5 (1.56%) Sybase
12 5 (1.56%) Siebel
12 5 (1.56%) NetApp
13 3 (0.93%) Primavera
14 2 (0.62%) JD Edwards
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