The first table below looks at the demand for Xcelsius skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcelsius 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 Xcelsius
Rank 559 530 512
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -18
Contract jobs citing Xcelsius 29 33 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.065% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 0.30% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 48
Average daily rate
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£503 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £501 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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% -

Xcelsius
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xcelsius within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Xcelsius Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xcelsius
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xcelsius within the UK.

Xcelsius Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Xcelsius
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xcelsius within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Xcelsius Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Xcelsius
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xcelsius within the UK.

Xcelsius Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Xcelsius
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcelsius 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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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 -38 19 £505 +26.25% 2
London +1 7 £531 +32.81%
Yorkshire +10 5 £505 +83.63%
West Yorkshire - 5 £505 -
South West -17 4 £475 +63.79% 1
City of London +2 1 £538 +34.37%
Docklands, London - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Xcelsius
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Xcelsius 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 Xcelsius.

1 26 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (58.33%) Business Objects
3 16 (44.44%) SAP
4 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 14 (38.89%) SQL
6 13 (36.11%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (33.33%) ETL
7 12 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 11 (30.56%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (25.00%) SAP BW
10 8 (22.22%) Finance
10 8 (22.22%) Tableau
10 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (22.22%) QlikView
10 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
11 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
12 6 (16.67%) Banking
12 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (16.67%) SAP BPC
12 6 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
12 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (13.89%) MS Access
13 5 (13.89%) VBA
13 5 (13.89%) Oracle
13 5 (13.89%) SAP BI
14 4 (11.11%) OLAP
14 4 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
14 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Xcelsius
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Xcelsius 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 Xcelsius. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.78%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 11 (30.56%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (25.00%) SAP BW
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (22.22%) QlikView
6 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (13.89%) MS Access
8 5 (13.89%) SAP BI
9 4 (11.11%) OLAP
9 4 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (11.11%) Spotfire
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (8.33%) Star Schema
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Report Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) SAP BW Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Business Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Business Objects Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Excel Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Business Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (33.33%) ETL
3 6 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
5 3 (8.33%) Data Management
5 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Information Management
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Data Transformation
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Data Mapping
7 1 (2.78%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) VBA
3 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) HNC
1 2 (5.56%) HND
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Business Objects
2 16 (44.44%) SAP
3 8 (22.22%) Tableau
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Jaspersoft