The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 110 96 100
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 26 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 1.00% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 2.19% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 21
Average daily rate £275 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £284 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +511.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £31.30 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-52.06% -11.53%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1389 1096 1501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.78% 45.51% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 500 681
Average daily rate £325 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 90 79
Average hourly rate £24.08 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.74% +8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.34 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 11 £210 -23.63% 11
Lancashire -14 9 £275 - 2
Merseyside - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 31 (52.54%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (42.37%) Oracle
3 17 (28.81%) SAP
3 17 (28.81%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (25.42%) SQL
5 13 (22.03%) Informatica
6 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (20.34%) Finance
7 11 (18.64%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (16.95%) QlikView
9 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
10 8 (13.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.86%) ETL
11 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
12 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (10.17%) SAP BI
12 6 (10.17%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
13 5 (8.47%) Windows
13 5 (8.47%) Data Mart
13 5 (8.47%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (6.78%) Analytics
14 4 (6.78%) SAP Data Services
14 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
14 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (6.78%) IronPort

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (3.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.39%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.69%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.69%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
1 4 (6.78%) SAN
1 4 (6.78%) LAN
1 4 (6.78%) WAN
2 1 (1.69%) Intranet
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (18.64%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (16.95%) QlikView
5 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
6 8 (13.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
7 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (10.17%) SAP BI
7 6 (10.17%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (8.47%) Data Mart
8 5 (8.47%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (6.78%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (6.78%) SAP BW
10 3 (5.08%) MS Access
10 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (5.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) LSMW
1 1 (1.69%) NWDS
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.39%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Consultant
3 7 (11.86%) Architect
3 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Designer
5 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Business Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) SAP BW Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 3 (5.08%) SAP Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Information Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Business Objects Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (5.08%) SAP BW Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) SAP BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) XSLT
3 1 (1.69%) ODBC
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) SAP BSP
3 1 (1.69%) WCF
3 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Wiki
1 4 (6.78%) Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) Life Science
4 1 (1.69%) CMDB
4 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.86%) ETL
2 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
3 4 (6.78%) Analytics
3 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.78%) Validation
3 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
4 3 (5.08%) Migration
4 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.08%) Data Validation
4 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.08%) Change Control
5 2 (3.39%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.39%) Logistics
5 2 (3.39%) Workflow
5 2 (3.39%) DSDM
5 2 (3.39%) ERP
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.08%) VBA
4 1 (1.69%) REXX
4 1 (1.69%) JCL
4 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.69%) ABAP
4 1 (1.69%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.69%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Oracle
2 17 (28.81%) SAP
3 13 (22.03%) Informatica
4 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.78%) IronPort
5 4 (6.78%) Open Text
5 4 (6.78%) VMware
5 4 (6.78%) Cognos
5 4 (6.78%) Siebel
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) Teradata
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.69%) CA
7 1 (1.69%) Primavera
7 1 (1.69%) Adobe
7 1 (1.69%) Northgate
7 1 (1.69%) Tableau
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