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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 127 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 24 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.74% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 1.72% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £352 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.55% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £198 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £420 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £55.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +223.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.39%
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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
1631 1340 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.14% 43.14% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 663 474
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 114 93
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.49 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 May 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 29 May 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
Cheshire -1 9 £375 - 2
Manchester -7 6 £315 +15.59% 6
Merseyside - 3 £260 - 1
Lancashire 0 1 £750 +105.47% 2
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (45.00%) SAP
1 27 (45.00%) BusinessObjects
2 26 (43.33%) Oracle
3 24 (40.00%) SQL
4 21 (35.00%) Finance
5 18 (30.00%) SAP BW
6 17 (28.33%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
7 16 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (26.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 13 (21.67%) ETL
9 12 (20.00%) NetWeaver
10 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
10 11 (18.33%) Windows
10 11 (18.33%) Migration
10 11 (18.33%) SAP SRM
11 10 (16.67%) Web Services
11 10 (16.67%) Informatica
11 10 (16.67%) SAS
12 9 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
12 9 (15.00%) Data Structures
13 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
13 8 (13.33%) Data Governance
13 8 (13.33%) Solaris
13 8 (13.33%) Linux
13 8 (13.33%) RDBMS
13 8 (13.33%) Data Security
14 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
14 7 (11.67%) SAP BI

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (20.00%) NetWeaver
2 10 (16.67%) SAS
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.67%) SPSS
4 1 (1.67%) MS Project
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (18.33%) SAP SRM
2 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) 2G
1 5 (8.33%) 3G
1 5 (8.33%) GSM
1 5 (8.33%) 4G
2 4 (6.67%) HSPA
2 4 (6.67%) LTE
2 4 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (6.67%) WCDMA
2 4 (6.67%) GPRS
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.67%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.00%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (30.00%) SAP BW
3 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
4 16 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (26.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 9 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
6 8 (13.33%) RDBMS
7 7 (11.67%) SAP BI
8 6 (10.00%) QlikView
9 4 (6.67%) Xcelsius
9 4 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (5.00%) Big Data
10 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Consultant
3 8 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 5 (8.33%) SAP BW Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) SAP BI Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) SAP Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) SAP BW Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Business Objects Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Report Writer
8 2 (3.33%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) XSLT
2 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) DTV
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) Life Science
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Solaris
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (21.67%) ETL
3 11 (18.33%) Migration
4 8 (13.33%) Data Governance
4 8 (13.33%) Data Security
5 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
5 7 (11.67%) Performance Management
6 6 (10.00%) Open Source
6 6 (10.00%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) Service Management
7 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) eTOM
8 4 (6.67%) Resource Management
8 4 (6.67%) Network Management
8 4 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.67%) Information Management
8 4 (6.67%) Network Design
9 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.33%) VBA
3 1 (1.67%) ABAP
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) SAP
2 26 (43.33%) Oracle
3 10 (16.67%) Informatica
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.67%) Huawei
5 4 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (6.67%) Nortel
5 4 (6.67%) Mapinfo
5 4 (6.67%) Ericsson
6 2 (3.33%) Apple
7 1 (1.67%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.67%) Teradata
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Symantec
7 1 (1.67%) Tableau
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