The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius
Rank 602 587 524
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -63
Contract jobs citing Xcelsius 10 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.060%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.081% 0.060% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 16
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £241 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -9.37%
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
12326 11710 10100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.08% 21.77% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8040 7446 6050
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £265 £263
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 149 196 212
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.50 £15.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £55.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 6 May 2015.

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 11 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 6 May 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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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 -16 8 £325 +30.00% 2
Cheshire - 3 £275 -
North West - 3 £275 -
South West +12 2 £325 -23.52%
Wiltshire - 2 £325 -
Salisbury - 2 £325 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £400 -
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Xcelsius
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Business Objects
2 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (84.62%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (84.62%) SAP
3 10 (76.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 8 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (53.85%) SAP BW
6 5 (38.46%) SAP BI
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Information Management
8 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
9 2 (15.38%) MS Office
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (15.38%) VBA
9 2 (15.38%) RAD
9 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 2 (15.38%) CRM
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
10 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (7.69%) Migration

Xcelsius
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (76.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 8 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (53.85%) SAP BW
5 5 (38.46%) SAP BI
6 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Designer
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SAP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SAP BW Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Designer
5 2 (15.38%) Business Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SAP BI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SAP BW Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Architect
6 1 (7.69%) SAP BI Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Information Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) RAD
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VBA
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Business Objects
2 11 (84.62%) SAP
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos