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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 85 89 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 34 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.05% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 2.92% 2.12% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 12
Average daily rate
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£438 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £340 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £578 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.82 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.25%
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
1163 1130 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.84% 49.50% 50.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 522 341
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 85 86
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.43 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.90% -20.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.10 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 June 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 June 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
Coventry - 10 £450 - 1
Warwickshire +3 6 £425 +25.00% 1
Shropshire 0 6 - -
Birmingham -6 3 £413 -2.94% 4
Walsall +3 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £650 - 1
Solihull 0 1 £225 -35.80%
Herefordshire - 1 £323 -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 24 (35.82%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (34.33%) Data Modelling
3 20 (29.85%) BusinessObjects
3 20 (29.85%) SAP
4 17 (25.37%) Finance
5 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
6 15 (22.39%) SQL
7 13 (19.40%) Oracle
8 12 (17.91%) MS Office
8 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (16.42%) Informatica
10 10 (14.93%) ETL
10 10 (14.93%) Data Analysis
11 9 (13.43%) SAP BW
12 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
12 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.94%) VBA
13 7 (10.45%) Java
13 7 (10.45%) Cognos
13 7 (10.45%) UNIX
13 7 (10.45%) webMethods
13 7 (10.45%) SAP BI
13 7 (10.45%) Pega
13 7 (10.45%) Open Source
14 6 (8.96%) SAP BPC
14 6 (8.96%) Change Control
14 6 (8.96%) Data Mapping
14 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
14 6 (8.96%) Project Management
14 6 (8.96%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.97%) SAS
3 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.91%) MS Office
3 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.46%) Open Workbench
4 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.49%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.99%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.49%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.49%) Northgate Housing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) 2G
1 3 (4.48%) GPRS
1 3 (4.48%) GSM
1 3 (4.48%) WCDMA
1 3 (4.48%) 3G
1 3 (4.48%) HSPA
1 3 (4.48%) LTE
1 3 (4.48%) 4G
1 3 (4.48%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (13.43%) SAP BW
4 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
5 7 (10.45%) SAP BI
6 5 (7.46%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (5.97%) MS Access
7 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
8 3 (4.48%) SAP HANA
8 3 (4.48%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.99%) Big Data
9 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (2.99%) BODI
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.49%) MOLAP
10 1 (1.49%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Lombardi
2 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%) Welsh Language
4 2 (2.99%) Publishing
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Analyst
2 23 (34.33%) Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Excel VBA Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Excel Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Business Objects Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Business Developer
6 4 (5.97%) VBA Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) MI Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) SAP Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) J2EE
2 2 (2.99%) HTML5
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) Flash
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.49%) SAX
3 1 (1.49%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.99%) iPad
2 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.49%) Clustering
2 1 (1.49%) NHS
2 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Exalytics
2 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) UNIX
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (34.33%) Data Modelling
3 10 (14.93%) ETL
3 10 (14.93%) Data Analysis
4 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.45%) Open Source
6 6 (8.96%) Change Control
6 6 (8.96%) Data Mapping
6 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) Project Management
6 6 (8.96%) OO
6 6 (8.96%) Migration
7 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
7 5 (7.46%) Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.97%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) VBA
3 7 (10.45%) Java
4 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.48%) Perl
6 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.99%) ABAP
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) SAP
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle
3 11 (16.42%) Informatica
4 7 (10.45%) Cognos
4 7 (10.45%) webMethods
4 7 (10.45%) Pega
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.48%) Nortel
6 3 (4.48%) IBM
6 3 (4.48%) Mapinfo
6 3 (4.48%) BEA
6 3 (4.48%) Ericsson
6 3 (4.48%) Huawei
6 3 (4.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (2.99%) Northgate
7 2 (2.99%) Niku
8 1 (1.49%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.49%) Siemens
8 1 (1.49%) Netezza
8 1 (1.49%) Tableau
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