The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 78 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 35 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.54% 1.49% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 3.07% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.13 £17.48 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.48 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.58% -12.62%
Business Objects
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1171 1076 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.68% 48.69% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 508 340
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 61 108
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £77.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Shropshire -3 10 £565 +36.96%
Birmingham -6 6 £300 -28.99% 3
Coventry +2 5 £260 +15.55%
Warwickshire -5 1 £225 -14.28% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £650 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 23 (36.51%) SQL
2 22 (34.92%) Data Modelling
3 16 (25.40%) Oracle
4 15 (23.81%) SAP
4 15 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (23.81%) Finance
5 12 (19.05%) Migration
5 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 8 (12.70%) Informatica
8 8 (12.70%) UNIX
8 8 (12.70%) OO
8 8 (12.70%) Java
8 8 (12.70%) Pega
9 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 7 (11.11%) WebSphere
9 7 (11.11%) J2EE
9 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (11.11%) ETL
9 7 (11.11%) webMethods
10 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
10 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
10 6 (9.52%) Perl
10 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
10 6 (9.52%) MS Office
10 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.35%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) CICS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Office
3 5 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.59%) Open Workbench
5 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.59%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) GPRS
1 3 (4.76%) GSM
1 3 (4.76%) WCDMA
1 3 (4.76%) 3G
1 3 (4.76%) 2G
1 3 (4.76%) HSPA
1 3 (4.76%) LTE
1 3 (4.76%) 4G
1 3 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) SSL
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (6.35%) MS Access
5 4 (6.35%) SAP BW
6 3 (4.76%) SAP BI
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.17%) BODI
7 2 (3.17%) DataStage
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.59%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Lombardi
2 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Welsh Language
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.17%) Publishing
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Automotive
6 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Analyst
2 21 (33.33%) Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Data Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Data Modeller
7 3 (4.76%) Business Objects Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Report Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.76%) MI Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Architect
8 2 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Data Migration Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) J2EE
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
2 3 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) SAX
4 1 (1.59%) Middleware
4 1 (1.59%) HTML5
4 1 (1.59%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Data Extraction
1 3 (4.76%) Smart Meter
1 3 (4.76%) Open Source
1 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.59%) iPad
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) PMI
3 1 (1.59%) HACMP
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) UNIX
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Data Modelling
2 15 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (19.05%) Migration
4 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 8 (12.70%) OO
7 7 (11.11%) ETL
7 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.94%) RUP
9 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.35%) BPMN
10 4 (6.35%) Resource Management
10 4 (6.35%) OOP
11 3 (4.76%) ITIL
11 3 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) Java
3 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.52%) Perl
3 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.76%) VB
5 2 (3.17%) VBA
5 2 (3.17%) Korn
6 1 (1.59%) JCL
6 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) VCP4
2 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Oracle
2 15 (23.81%) SAP
3 8 (12.70%) Informatica
3 8 (12.70%) Pega
4 7 (11.11%) webMethods
5 4 (6.35%) BEA
6 3 (4.76%) Ericsson
6 3 (4.76%) IBM
6 3 (4.76%) Nortel
6 3 (4.76%) Mapinfo
6 3 (4.76%) Huawei
6 3 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (3.17%) Northgate
7 2 (3.17%) Metastorm
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.59%) Cognos
8 1 (1.59%) Siemens
8 1 (1.59%) Thunderhead
8 1 (1.59%) Niku
8 1 (1.59%) Tableau
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