The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 89 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 11 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.78% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 1.74% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £177 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £362
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £15.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -39.39%
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
696 632 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.39% 44.95% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 291 170
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £463 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -2.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £33.74 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 April 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
Altrincham - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (76.92%) SQL
2 17 (65.38%) Finance
3 15 (57.69%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (57.69%) SAP
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 11 (42.31%) SAP BW
5 11 (42.31%) NetWeaver
5 11 (42.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (42.31%) SAP SRM
6 8 (30.77%) Data Governance
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) VBA
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) OO
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
9 3 (11.54%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.69%) ITIL
10 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
10 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
10 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.69%) Lombardi
10 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
10 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
10 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
10 2 (7.69%) BPMN
10 2 (7.69%) QA

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (42.31%) NetWeaver
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 11 (42.31%) SAP BW
3 11 (42.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.85%) MS Access
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
6 1 (3.85%) QlikView
6 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Lombardi
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) SAP BW Specialist
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) SAP Business Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Business Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Report Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.85%) Life Science
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Data Governance
2 3 (11.54%) OO
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.69%) BPMN
3 2 (7.69%) Service Management
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) OOP
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.85%) ETL
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) VBA
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) SAP
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec