The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 22 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 63 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.97% 0.67% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.83% 2.65% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £466 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
183 151 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.28% 25.21% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 109 85
Average daily rate £369 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.51% -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in Wales

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 8 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (87.50%) SAP BW
3 5 (62.50%) Xcelsius
3 5 (62.50%) SAP BPC
4 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (25.00%) MS Access
6 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) Toad
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Workflow
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
6 2 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (25.00%) Data Management
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (12.50%) Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (12.50%) R
7 1 (12.50%) Billing
7 1 (12.50%) SAP XI

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SAP BPC
2 2 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SAP BW
2 5 (62.50%) Xcelsius
3 2 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Toad
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Excel Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy