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 29 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 99 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 32 16 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.59% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 1.26% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £18.25 £75.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.36% -75.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -17.85%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1340 1267 1595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.46% 46.75% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 546 735
Average daily rate £325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 97 119
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.51 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Cheshire +7 10 £425 +6.25% 4
Lancashire -4 9 £365 -
Manchester -1 8 £350 -13.58% 10
Merseyside - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (49.12%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (38.60%) Oracle
3 20 (35.09%) SQL
3 20 (35.09%) SAP
3 20 (35.09%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (31.58%) ETL
5 17 (29.82%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
6 11 (19.30%) Informatica
6 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
7 10 (17.54%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
7 10 (17.54%) Data Analysis
8 9 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (15.79%) Analytics
8 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (15.79%) QlikView
8 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
9 8 (14.04%) BODI
9 8 (14.04%) Finance
10 7 (12.28%) ERwin
10 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.28%) Cognos
10 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
10 7 (12.28%) IBM
11 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (10.53%) CA
11 6 (10.53%) ERP
11 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (7.02%) IIS
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.51%) MS Project
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.51%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.75%) Agresso
4 1 (1.75%) Academy Housing
4 1 (1.75%) arcHouse
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) LAN
1 4 (7.02%) WAN
1 4 (7.02%) SAN
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (29.82%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
4 10 (17.54%) SAP Data Services
4 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
5 9 (15.79%) QlikView
5 9 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (14.04%) BODI
7 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
8 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (8.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (5.26%) MS Access
11 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
12 2 (3.51%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) ERwin
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Local Government
2 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (21.05%) Consultant
3 11 (19.30%) Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Business Consultant
5 7 (12.28%) Data Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Business Objects Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Business Objects Developer
7 5 (8.77%) SAP Business Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) SAP Data Consultant
8 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Business Manager
9 3 (5.26%) MI Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Information Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Data Modeller
9 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 2 (3.51%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Data Integration
2 4 (7.02%) Wiki
2 4 (7.02%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) Life Science
4 1 (1.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
1 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (31.58%) ETL
3 10 (17.54%) Data Analysis
4 9 (15.79%) Analytics
5 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.53%) ERP
7 5 (8.77%) DSDM
7 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) EAI
8 4 (7.02%) Data Architecture
8 4 (7.02%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (5.26%) Change Control
9 3 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.51%) Validation
10 2 (3.51%) Migration
10 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.26%) VBA
5 2 (3.51%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) ABAP
6 1 (1.75%) REXX
6 1 (1.75%) JCL
6 1 (1.75%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) SAP Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) VMware ESX
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Oracle
2 20 (35.09%) SAP
3 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.30%) Informatica
4 7 (12.28%) Cognos
4 7 (12.28%) IBM
5 6 (10.53%) CA
6 4 (7.02%) HP
6 4 (7.02%) Citrix
6 4 (7.02%) Siebel
6 4 (7.02%) Open Text
6 4 (7.02%) VMware
6 4 (7.02%) IronPort
6 4 (7.02%) Tableau
7 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.51%) Teradata
9 1 (1.75%) Kalido
9 1 (1.75%) Northgate
9 1 (1.75%) Capita
9 1 (1.75%) Orchard
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