The first table below looks at the demand for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Manchester region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 73 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.41% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.01% 0.88% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£394 £405 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £481 £592
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £19.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+178.48% +23.43%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
249 228 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.19% 20.73% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 129 199
Average daily rate £325 £310 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +8.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.75 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -46.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.15 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £16.35 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
BusinessObjects
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BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Billing
4 2 (28.57%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (28.57%) SAP BI
5 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) SAP XI
5 1 (14.29%) Kalido
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) PMP
5 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
5 1 (14.29%) CODA
5 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
5 1 (14.29%) Agresso
5 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
5 1 (14.29%) DataStage
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (14.29%) Agresso
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) SAP BI
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
2 1 (14.29%) DataStage
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) WhereScape RED
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) SAP BI Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Data Steward
4 1 (14.29%) Validation Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Kalido
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
3 1 (14.29%) CODA
3 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) Jaspersoft