The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City 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 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 7 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 8.16% 13.51% 4.44%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 22.73% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£143 £305 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.27% +22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £265 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £392 £250
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%
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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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Vendors Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 48.98% 59.46% 62.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 10
Average daily rate £231 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.01% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £143 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £446 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Data Mart
2 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (45.45%) System Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
2 5 (45.45%) Informatics
2 5 (45.45%) Visualisation
2 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Orchard
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (9.09%) GxP
5 1 (9.09%) MS Project
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) TrackWise
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
2 5 (45.45%) Data Mart
2 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Business Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Business Objects Developer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modeller
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Informatics
1 5 (45.45%) Visualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) System Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GxP
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Orchard
3 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy