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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 79 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 28 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 1.87% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 3.88% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.19% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.71 £17.48 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -11.51%
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
1057 1005 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.87% 48.22% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 484 347
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 58 110
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.94 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Birmingham -7 9 £306 -27.08% 6
Shropshire -11 5 £600 +45.45% 1
Coventry -1 1 - -
Warwickshire -6 1 £225 -15.09% 3
Worcestershire - 1 £650 - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) Data Modelling
3 18 (30.51%) Finance
3 18 (30.51%) Oracle
4 14 (23.73%) SAP
4 14 (23.73%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (20.34%) Migration
7 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
9 8 (13.56%) Informatica
9 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
10 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
10 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
10 7 (11.86%) ETL
10 7 (11.86%) UNIX
10 7 (11.86%) OO
11 6 (10.17%) SAS
11 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
11 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
12 5 (8.47%) Retail
12 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
12 5 (8.47%) Java
12 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
12 5 (8.47%) Perl
12 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (8.47%) BusinessObjects XI

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (11.86%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.17%) SAS
3 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.69%) CICS
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.39%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.39%) e-Work
3 1 (1.69%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) SSL
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
4 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (8.47%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (8.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (6.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (6.78%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (6.78%) SAP BW
7 3 (5.08%) SAP BI
7 3 (5.08%) Data Mart
7 3 (5.08%) MS Access
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.08%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (3.39%) Base SAS
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.39%) DataStage
8 2 (3.39%) BODI
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Lombardi
2 3 (5.08%) Toad
2 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Welsh Language
4 3 (5.08%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Publishing
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Automotive
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Analyst
2 19 (32.20%) Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Business Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Data Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Data Modeller
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Report Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Data Migration Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) SAP Architect
8 2 (3.39%) MI Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Business Objects Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
1 4 (6.78%) J2EE
2 2 (3.39%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) SAX
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Data Extraction
1 3 (5.08%) Smart Meter
1 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.69%) HACMP
2 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.69%) PMI
2 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.69%) Open Source
2 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) zOS
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) HPUX
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Data Modelling
2 13 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.34%) Migration
4 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
5 7 (11.86%) ETL
5 7 (11.86%) OO
6 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
6 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.78%) Data Mapping
7 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.78%) BPMN
7 4 (6.78%) OOP
7 4 (6.78%) Data Management
7 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.08%) RUP
8 3 (5.08%) ERP
8 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
2 5 (8.47%) Java
2 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.47%) Perl
3 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.08%) VB
5 2 (3.39%) Korn
6 1 (1.69%) JCL
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) VBA
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
1 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Oracle
2 14 (23.73%) SAP
3 8 (13.56%) Informatica
4 4 (6.78%) Pega
4 4 (6.78%) webMethods
5 3 (5.08%) BEA
5 3 (5.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) Metastorm
7 1 (1.69%) Thunderhead
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) Cognos
7 1 (1.69%) Tableau
7 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
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