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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 83 58 75
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 7 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 1.57% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 3.81% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £308 £222
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% +38.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.05 £16.25 £26.21
% change year-on-year
+115.69% -38.00%
Business Objects
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
631 472 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.27% 41.22% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 205 271
Average daily rate £340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £242 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 54
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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
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 23 October 2014. 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 - - - - 1
Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) SAP
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
5 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
5 3 (21.43%) ETL
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) Genesys
6 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (14.29%) VBA
6 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Avaya
6 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (14.29%) DataStage
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.14%) Agresso
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (14.29%) DataStage
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) DB2
5 1 (7.14%) OLAP
5 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (7.14%) QlikView
5 1 (7.14%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Objects Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) MI Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) MI Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Business Objects Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) ODBC
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) SAP XI
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Life Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) ETL
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Avaya
3 2 (14.29%) Genesys
3 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.14%) Kalido
4 1 (7.14%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (7.14%) Birst
4 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
4 1 (7.14%) Informatica
4 1 (7.14%) CODA
4 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
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Posted: 8 days ago