The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 29 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAP Business Objects.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 60 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.85% 1.21% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 2.55% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate
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£319 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £466 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -50.00%
Business Objects
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
272 274 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.53% 47.40% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 152 120
Average daily rate £360 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.76 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Objects across the Wales region.

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Wales region.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -10 4 £319 -15.00% 1
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Business Objects 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 Business Objects.

1 8 (53.33%) SAP
1 8 (53.33%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (46.67%) SAP BW
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (33.33%) SAP BPC
4 5 (33.33%) Xcelsius
5 4 (26.67%) VB
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) Informatica
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) ETL
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (13.33%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (13.33%) Data Extraction
7 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (13.33%) Workflow
7 2 (13.33%) Toad

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Business Objects 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 Business Objects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SAP BPC
2 2 (13.33%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (46.67%) SAP BW
3 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (33.33%) Xcelsius
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (13.33%) Star Schema
7 2 (13.33%) DTS
7 2 (13.33%) MS Access
7 2 (13.33%) Cognos Powerplay
7 2 (13.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (13.33%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (13.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (13.33%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (13.33%) Toad
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Business Objects Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Excel Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) UML
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (13.33%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) RAD
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) VB
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) SAP
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Informatica
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft