The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wales region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 69 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 6 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.78% 1.30% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 2.67% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £466 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -17.85%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
316 262 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.09% 48.79% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 145 134
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £161 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.58 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Business Objects
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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 28 July 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 -22 6 £300 -20.00%
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (54.55%) SAP
1 6 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (45.45%) SAP BW
2 5 (45.45%) Xcelsius
2 5 (45.45%) SAP BPC
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Informatica
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (18.18%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) R
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) SAP XI
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SAP BPC
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (45.45%) SAP BW
2 5 (45.45%) Xcelsius
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Business Objects Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Excel Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) R
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Informatica