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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 83 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.65% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.47% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £273 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.59% -14.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £356
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.62%
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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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
674 544 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.46% 43.91% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 268 162
Average daily rate £338 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) Finance
3 16 (59.26%) SAP
3 16 (59.26%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (55.56%) Oracle
5 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
6 12 (44.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 11 (40.74%) SAP SRM
7 11 (40.74%) SAP BW
7 11 (40.74%) NetWeaver
8 8 (29.63%) Data Governance
9 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.81%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
11 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.11%) Windows
11 3 (11.11%) OO
12 2 (7.41%) Migration
12 2 (7.41%) Service Management
12 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
12 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (7.41%) Apple
12 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
12 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (7.41%) OOP
12 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (7.41%) VBA
12 2 (7.41%) JavaScript

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (40.74%) NetWeaver
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (40.74%) SAP SRM
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
3 12 (44.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 11 (40.74%) SAP BW
5 4 (14.81%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (3.70%) QlikView
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
8 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.70%) SAP BI
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Lombardi
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) SAP BW Specialist
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Business Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
3 2 (7.41%) SAP Business Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Report Writer
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Developer
4 1 (3.70%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (3.70%) SAP BW Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Implementation Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.70%) Life Science
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Data Governance
2 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) OOP
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.41%) BPMN
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) Business Development
5 1 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VBA
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) SAP
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Teradata