The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 104 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 43 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 0.86% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 2.03% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £297 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £364
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 £55.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +201.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.32 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -10.25%
Business Objects
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1671 1280 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.96% 42.50% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 647 488
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 87 92
Average hourly rate £19.82 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 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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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
Manchester +7 27 £425 +21.42% 5
Cheshire 0 7 £375 -31.81% 2
Merseyside - 6 £260 - 1
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 36 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (42.50%) SQL
3 33 (41.25%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (33.75%) SAP
4 27 (33.75%) BusinessObjects
5 26 (32.50%) Oracle
6 22 (27.50%) ETL
7 21 (26.25%) Finance
8 14 (17.50%) Migration
9 13 (16.25%) SAP BW
10 12 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 11 (13.75%) Informatica
11 11 (13.75%) Windows
12 10 (12.50%) Web Services
12 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.50%) SAS
12 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
13 9 (11.25%) Data Structures
13 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
13 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
14 8 (10.00%) Data Security
14 8 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (10.00%) RDBMS
14 8 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (10.00%) Solaris
14 8 (10.00%) Linux
14 8 (10.00%) Performance Management
14 8 (10.00%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 10 (12.50%) SAS
2 6 (7.50%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.50%) MS Office
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) SPSS
4 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (6.25%) SAP SRM
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) GSM
1 5 (6.25%) 3G
1 5 (6.25%) 2G
1 5 (6.25%) 4G
2 4 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (5.00%) GPRS
2 4 (5.00%) HSPA
2 4 (5.00%) LTE
2 4 (5.00%) WCDMA
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.25%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.25%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (33.75%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (16.25%) SAP BW
4 12 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
7 8 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (8.75%) SAP BI
9 6 (7.50%) Oracle OWB
9 6 (7.50%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (6.25%) QlikView
11 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (5.00%) Xcelsius
12 3 (3.75%) Big Data
12 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.25%) Electronics
4 5 (6.25%) Marketing
5 4 (5.00%) Retail
6 3 (3.75%) Local Government
7 2 (2.50%) Legal
8 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Analyst
2 16 (20.00%) Consultant
3 9 (11.25%) Business Analyst
3 9 (11.25%) SAP Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Report Writer
5 6 (7.50%) Architect
5 6 (7.50%) Business Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 5 (6.25%) Report Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Business Objects Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Applications Support Manager
7 4 (5.00%) SAP Developer
7 4 (5.00%) SAP BI Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Applications Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) XML
2 1 (1.25%) XSLT
2 1 (1.25%) MDX
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Data Structures
2 6 (7.50%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.25%) DTV
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Statistics
6 1 (1.25%) Life Science
6 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.25%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Windows
2 8 (10.00%) Solaris
2 8 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) UNIX
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (27.50%) ETL
3 14 (17.50%) Migration
4 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.00%) Data Security
5 8 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 6 (7.50%) Open Source
6 6 (7.50%) Service Management
6 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.50%) ITIL
6 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.00%) Information Management
8 4 (5.00%) Network Design
8 4 (5.00%) Resource Management
8 4 (5.00%) eTOM
8 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (42.50%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.50%) VBA
4 1 (1.25%) R
4 1 (1.25%) ABAP
4 1 (1.25%) C
4 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) ISEB
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.25%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) SAP
2 26 (32.50%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) Informatica
4 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.25%) Teradata
5 4 (5.00%) Huawei
5 4 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (5.00%) Tableau
5 4 (5.00%) Mapinfo
5 4 (5.00%) Cognos
5 4 (5.00%) Nortel
5 4 (5.00%) Ericsson
6 3 (3.75%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (1.25%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) Symantec
8 1 (1.25%) OpenText
8 1 (1.25%) Amdocs
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Connectus
Rate: £500 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £425 - 500 per day
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