The first table below looks at the demand for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cheshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 63 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% 0.39% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 2.10% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £19.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+189.47% -45.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
185 143 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.04% 18.64% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 60 133
Average daily rate £350 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £26.25 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.89 £20.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
BusinessObjects
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BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

BusinessObjects
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 3 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) SAP BPC
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA
2 2 (66.67%) ABAP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) BODI
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) IBM

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (33.33%) BODI
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) IBM