The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 69 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.83% 2.40% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £400 £280 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £21.75 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +24.46%
BusinessObjects
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
120 167 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.99% 22.15% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 106 109
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £36.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.91% +109.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £36.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.00 £66.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington -11 1 £400 - 1
BusinessObjects
North West

BusinessObjects
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Sage
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (50.00%) Line 500
1 2 (50.00%) Sage 1000
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (50.00%) Line 500
1 2 (50.00%) Sage 1000
1 2 (50.00%) Sage X3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BI Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BW Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sage
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata