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 31 July 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 70 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 3 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 1.51% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 6.42% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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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
182 187 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.63% 23.46% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 87 62
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.25 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) SAP
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) SAP BW
3 5 (35.71%) SAP BI
4 4 (28.57%) 3G
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Nortel
4 4 (28.57%) Ericsson
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) GPRS
4 4 (28.57%) GSM
4 4 (28.57%) WCDMA
4 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (28.57%) Mapinfo
4 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) 2G
4 4 (28.57%) Information Management
4 4 (28.57%) Network Design
4 4 (28.57%) eTOM
4 4 (28.57%) Huawei
4 4 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 4 (28.57%) HSPA
4 4 (28.57%) LTE
4 4 (28.57%) Xcelsius

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) GPRS
1 4 (28.57%) GSM
1 4 (28.57%) WCDMA
1 4 (28.57%) 3G
1 4 (28.57%) 2G
1 4 (28.57%) HSPA
1 4 (28.57%) LTE
1 4 (28.57%) 4G
1 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SAP BW
1 5 (35.71%) SAP BI
2 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Xcelsius
3 2 (14.29%) Data Mart
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) SAP BI Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) RAN Performance Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SAP BI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (7.14%) RF Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Information Management
2 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 4 (28.57%) eTOM
2 4 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 4 (28.57%) Network Management
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Security
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) ABAP
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) Nortel
2 4 (28.57%) Ericsson
2 4 (28.57%) Mapinfo
2 4 (28.57%) Huawei
2 4 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks