The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects 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 over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 144 130 106
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 10 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.23% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.15% 1.19% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £456 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £451 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%
BusinessObjects
England

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
873 590 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.51% 19.12% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 343 274
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BusinessObjects
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 across the North West region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

BusinessObjects
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 across the North West region.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

BusinessObjects
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 BusinessObjects within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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 - 5 £375 -
Manchester -7 3 £450 -1.36% 2
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing BusinessObjects 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.

1 24 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (62.50%) SAP BW
3 14 (58.33%) Finance
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
4 13 (54.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 12 (50.00%) NetWeaver
6 11 (45.83%) Oracle
6 11 (45.83%) SAP SRM
7 8 (33.33%) Data Governance
8 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (16.67%) SAP BI
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 2 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (8.33%) Xcelsius
11 2 (8.33%) PowerPivot
11 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
11 2 (8.33%) QlikView
11 2 (8.33%) Data Mart
11 2 (8.33%) Information Management
11 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (8.33%) ETL
11 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (8.33%) DTS
11 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (8.33%) T-SQL

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing BusinessObjects 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (45.83%) SAP SRM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SAP BW
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) SAP BI
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) Data Mart
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.33%) QlikView
4 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.33%) DTS
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Xcelsius
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) SAP BW Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) SAP Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SAP BI Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Business Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) SAP BW Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) SAP BW Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Business Objects Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Information Management
3 2 (8.33%) Analytics
3 2 (8.33%) ETL
3 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.17%) Business Development
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft