The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 3 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.

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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.63% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £364
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.32 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -10.25%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
206 82 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.83% 44.32% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 41 37
Average daily rate £325 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Average hourly rate £17.23 £17.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £19.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Liverpool - 5 - - 1
Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos
2 3 (50.00%) Teradata
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Tableau
2 3 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Teradata Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Report Writer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos
1 3 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (50.00%) Teradata
1 3 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle