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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 83 96 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 35 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.50% 1.01% 2.20%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 2.00% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 16
Average daily rate
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£406 £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £341 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £423 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.82 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.32 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -10.25%
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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
1075 1199 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.08% 50.42% 48.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 551 365
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £207 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 96 81
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.30 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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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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
Warwickshire +3 8 £425 +25.00% 2
Coventry - 8 £450 - 1
Birmingham -1 7 £350 -17.64% 11
Shropshire +2 6 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £323 -
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England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 26 (38.81%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (37.31%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (37.31%) SAP
3 19 (28.36%) Data Modelling
4 17 (25.37%) Finance
5 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
5 14 (20.90%) SQL
6 13 (19.40%) Oracle
6 13 (19.40%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (17.91%) SAP BW
8 10 (14.93%) Informatica
8 10 (14.93%) ETL
8 10 (14.93%) MS Office
9 9 (13.43%) Data Analysis
10 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
10 8 (11.94%) SAP BI
11 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
11 7 (10.45%) VBA
11 7 (10.45%) Java
11 7 (10.45%) Cognos
11 7 (10.45%) UNIX
11 7 (10.45%) Data Mapping
11 7 (10.45%) Pega
11 7 (10.45%) Change Control
12 6 (8.96%) Open Source
12 6 (8.96%) SAP BPC
12 6 (8.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
12 6 (8.96%) J2EE
12 6 (8.96%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (5.97%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.97%) SAS
2 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.93%) MS Office
3 5 (7.46%) Open Workbench
4 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.49%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.99%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.49%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.49%) Northgate Housing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) GSM
1 4 (5.97%) 3G
1 4 (5.97%) 2G
1 4 (5.97%) 4G
2 3 (4.48%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (4.48%) HSPA
2 3 (4.48%) LTE
2 3 (4.48%) GPRS
2 3 (4.48%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.49%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.31%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (19.40%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (17.91%) SAP BW
4 8 (11.94%) SAP BI
4 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
5 6 (8.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.46%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.97%) MS Access
7 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
7 4 (5.97%) SAP HANA
8 3 (4.48%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.99%) Big Data
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Publishing
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Analyst
2 23 (34.33%) Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Business Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Business Objects Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.97%) SAP BW Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) VBA Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Excel VBA Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Excel Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) SAP Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (4.48%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) J2EE
2 2 (2.99%) Flash
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) HTML5
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.49%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) iPad
2 2 (2.99%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) Statistics
3 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Exalytics
3 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) UNIX
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (28.36%) Data Modelling
3 10 (14.93%) ETL
4 9 (13.43%) Data Analysis
5 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.45%) Data Mapping
5 7 (10.45%) Change Control
6 6 (8.96%) Open Source
6 6 (8.96%) Project Management
6 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Migration
7 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
7 5 (7.46%) Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
8 4 (5.97%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.97%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) VBA
2 7 (10.45%) Java
3 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) Perl
4 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.99%) ABAP
5 1 (1.49%) R
5 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) SAP
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle
3 10 (14.93%) Informatica
4 7 (10.45%) Cognos
4 7 (10.45%) Pega
5 6 (8.96%) webMethods
6 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.48%) Nortel
7 3 (4.48%) IBM
7 3 (4.48%) Ericsson
7 3 (4.48%) Mapinfo
7 3 (4.48%) Huawei
7 3 (4.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (2.99%) Northgate
8 2 (2.99%) Niku
8 2 (2.99%) BEA
9 1 (1.49%) Siemens
9 1 (1.49%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.49%) Amdocs
9 1 (1.49%) Netezza
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