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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 131 120 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 13 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.40% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 1.87% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
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£475 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £431
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
771 589 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.47% 21.54% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 330 320
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 19
Average hourly rate £46.09 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.66% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £16.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £121.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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
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 27 February 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
Manchester -3 13 £475 +11.76% 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - - 2
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 13 (72.22%) Finance
4 12 (66.67%) Oracle
4 12 (66.67%) SAP BW
5 11 (61.11%) NetWeaver
5 11 (61.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (61.11%) SAP SRM
6 8 (44.44%) Data Governance
7 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.11%) DTS
7 2 (11.11%) ETL
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (11.11%) PowerPivot
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) QlikView
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Security
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (5.56%) Life Science
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (61.11%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (61.11%) SAP SRM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP PS
2 1 (5.56%) SAP PM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) SAP BW
3 11 (61.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) QlikView
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) DTS
5 1 (5.56%) DB2
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) SAP BW Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Business Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SAP BW Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAP BW Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Data Governance
2 2 (11.11%) Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (11.11%) ETL
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Security
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft