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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius
Rank 599 558 554
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -4
Contract jobs citing Xcelsius 15 20 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.038% 0.084%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.17% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 32
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£525 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £375 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £483 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
11923 11797 12188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.63% 22.38% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7536 7323 6964
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 £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 192 345
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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
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 15 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 23 September 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 -23 13 £525 +26.50% 5
London +15 10 £538 +34.37% 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £505 -
Yorkshire - 3 £505 -
City of London - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Xcelsius
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (79.41%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (58.82%) Business Objects
3 16 (47.06%) ETL
4 13 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (38.24%) SAP
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 13 (38.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 9 (26.47%) SAP BW
5 9 (26.47%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (26.47%) QlikView
6 8 (23.53%) Tableau
6 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
6 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 8 (23.53%) Banking
7 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (20.59%) Finance
7 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
8 6 (17.65%) VBA
8 6 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (17.65%) SAP BPC
8 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle
9 5 (14.71%) SAS
9 5 (14.71%) MS Access
10 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
10 4 (11.76%) SAP BI
10 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery

Xcelsius
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (14.71%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.94%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
1 13 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (38.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 9 (26.47%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (26.47%) SAP BW
2 9 (26.47%) QlikView
3 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (14.71%) MS Access
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (11.76%) Spotfire
7 4 (11.76%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (11.76%) SAP BI
7 4 (11.76%) OLAP
8 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (8.82%) Star Schema
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 8 (23.53%) Banking
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.76%) QlikView Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Business Objects Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Business Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Business Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) SAP BW Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Business Objects Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (47.06%) ETL
3 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
4 6 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.76%) Data Transformation
6 3 (8.82%) Data Reconciliation
6 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) Data Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.94%) Web Development
8 1 (2.94%) Workflow
8 1 (2.94%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (2.94%) Data Mapping
8 1 (2.94%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) VBA
3 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) HNC
2 2 (5.88%) HND
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Business Objects
2 13 (38.24%) SAP
3 8 (23.53%) Tableau
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.94%) Birst