The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 118 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 11 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.42% 1.00% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 2.36% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £150 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.65 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+37.33% -11.51%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1020 974 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.98% 42.40% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 511 441
Average daily rate £363 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 68 66
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £10.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
South Yorkshire +2 5 £238 -25.19% 1
West Yorkshire -29 4 £425 -5.55% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (43.33%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (33.33%) ETL
5 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (23.33%) VBA
6 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (20.00%) MS Access
7 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (20.00%) Migration
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (16.67%) NHS
8 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (16.67%) UNIX
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (13.33%) .NET
9 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
9 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
9 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.33%) Data Management
9 4 (13.33%) Data Mart
9 4 (13.33%) BODI
9 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 3 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) SPSS
2 1 (3.33%) Stata
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) PBX
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (20.00%) MS Access
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (13.33%) Data Mart
6 4 (13.33%) BODI
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Xcelsius
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (6.67%) QlikView
8 2 (6.67%) DB2
8 2 (6.67%) DataStage
9 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Toad
1 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) DBA
4 4 (13.33%) Business Developer
4 4 (13.33%) SQL DBA
5 3 (10.00%) Business Objects Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Business Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ETL
2 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Data Management
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Logistics
7 1 (3.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) VBA
3 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) Korn
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.33%) PMP
1 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.00%) Cognos
4 2 (6.67%) Teradata
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica