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 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius
Rank 599 559 546
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -13
Contract jobs citing Xcelsius 13 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.031% 0.061%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 18
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£538 £418 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.74% +10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £400 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £470 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate - £420 £350
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
11961 11783 11416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 22.83% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7819 7247 6647
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 169 234 298
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 £13.14 £14.00 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.82%

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 23 October 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 18 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 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 -34 13 £538 +28.74% 3
London +7 12 £538 +31.90% 2
Berkshire +10 1 - -
South East -26 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -

Xcelsius
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 34 (80.95%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (59.52%) Business Objects
3 19 (45.24%) ETL
4 18 (42.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 17 (40.48%) SAP
5 17 (40.48%) SQL
6 15 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 13 (30.95%) Data Modelling
9 12 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (28.57%) QlikView
10 10 (23.81%) Banking
11 9 (21.43%) SAP BW
11 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 9 (21.43%) Degree
11 9 (21.43%) Tableau
12 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
12 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (16.67%) Finance
13 7 (16.67%) VBA
13 7 (16.67%) Visualisation
13 7 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
14 6 (14.29%) SAP BPC
14 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (14.29%) HTML
14 6 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
15 5 (11.90%) MS Access
15 5 (11.90%) SAS
15 5 (11.90%) Oracle

Xcelsius
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (11.90%) SAS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.38%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 15 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 12 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (28.57%) QlikView
5 9 (21.43%) SAP BW
6 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
6 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (11.90%) MS Access
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (11.90%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (9.52%) SAP HANA
9 4 (9.52%) Spotfire
9 4 (9.52%) OLAP
9 4 (9.52%) SAP BI
10 3 (7.14%) Star Schema
General
1 10 (23.81%) Banking
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Business Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Business Objects Developer
5 6 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Architect
6 5 (11.90%) QlikView Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Business Objects Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Business Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) SAP BW Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Information Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) SAP Business Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Excel Developer
9 2 (4.76%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) jQuery
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (45.24%) ETL
3 13 (30.95%) Data Modelling
4 7 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (11.90%) Data Transformation
5 5 (11.90%) Analytics
6 4 (9.52%) Data Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Data Management
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Web Development
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Workflow
8 2 (4.76%) Workflow Management
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) VBA
3 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.52%) ABAP
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) HNC
2 2 (4.76%) HND
3 1 (2.38%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Business Objects
2 17 (40.48%) SAP
3 9 (21.43%) Tableau
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.38%) Birst