The first table below looks at the demand for BusinessObjects XI skills 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 BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 23 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 of the Database & Business Intelligence category 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 122 114 133
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 8 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.45% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.24% 2.09% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
644 574 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.42% 21.55% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 314 465
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £17.40 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
BusinessObjects XI
England

BusinessObjects XI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects XI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

BusinessObjects XI
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

BusinessObjects XI Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing BusinessObjects XI 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 BusinessObjects XI.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Informatica
2 6 (54.55%) PowerCenter
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 6 (54.55%) Workflow
2 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (54.55%) Velocity
2 6 (54.55%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing BusinessObjects XI 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 BusinessObjects XI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (54.55%) PowerCenter
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (9.09%) DataStage
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (9.09%) WhereScape RED
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Informatica Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Report Writer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Velocity
2 1 (9.09%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Workflow
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
1 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
1 6 (54.55%) Customer Engagement
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Informatica
3 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (9.09%) Kalido
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos
5 1 (9.09%) IBM