The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 27 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.39% 1.56% 6.10%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 2.41% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £345 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £30.89
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -47.39%
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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 Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
80 83 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 55.56% 64.84% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 11
Average daily rate £388 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £437 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £55.68 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.16% +406.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Business Objects
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Implementation
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Data Conversion
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Data Services

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Data Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Implementation
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Validation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP