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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius
Rank 595 582 546
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -36
Contract jobs citing Xcelsius 25 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.053% 0.065%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 26
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£350 £503 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.34% +25.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £529 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
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
12658 11687 11165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 21.38% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7232 6823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 185 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.99 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -3.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.31 £67.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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 31 July 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 17 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 31 July 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 -21 23 £350 -30.69% 2
South East +3 14 £338 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £350 -
Hampshire -4 4 £328 -
Yorkshire -24 4 £350 -30.69%
West Yorkshire -25 4 £350 -30.69%
Leeds - 4 £350 -
Hook - 3 £328 -
London -7 2 £394 -25.88%
North West - 2 £375 -
Cheshire - 2 £375 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
High Wycombe - 2 - -
South West -11 1 £325 -31.57%
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
Salisbury - 1 £325 -

Xcelsius
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (85.29%) BusinessObjects
2 28 (82.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 24 (70.59%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (58.82%) SAP
5 9 (26.47%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (23.53%) SAP BW
6 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle
7 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) SAP BI
8 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) Migration
9 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
10 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (11.76%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (11.76%) Inmon Methodology
10 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (11.76%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (11.76%) Office Automation
10 4 (11.76%) Lumira
10 4 (11.76%) MVC
10 4 (11.76%) Information Management
10 4 (11.76%) LAN
10 4 (11.76%) WAN
10 4 (11.76%) Intranet
10 4 (11.76%) Windows XP

Xcelsius
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) LAN
1 4 (11.76%) WAN
1 4 (11.76%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (85.29%) BusinessObjects
2 28 (82.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 9 (26.47%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (23.53%) SAP BW
5 7 (20.59%) SAP BI
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.76%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (11.76%) Lumira
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Business Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Business Objects Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Designer
3 5 (14.71%) SAP Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Business Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Business Objects Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 3 (8.82%) SAP BI Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Objects Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SAP BI Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) SAP BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 4 (11.76%) XML
1 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (8.82%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (14.71%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Information Management
5 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 4 (11.76%) Dashboard Development
5 4 (11.76%) Office Automation
5 4 (11.76%) Inmon Methodology
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (8.82%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) ITSM
7 2 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) SAP
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos
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