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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 120 125 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 12 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.64% 1.34% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £573
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -30.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £310 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £455 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
733 596 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.04% 20.77% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 316 482
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +62.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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 +4 3 £538 +34.37% 1
Lancashire - 3 £291 -
Manchester -10 2 £400 -1.23% 10
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (38.10%) ETL
3 8 (38.10%) SAP Data Services
4 7 (33.33%) IBM
5 6 (28.57%) Cognos
5 6 (28.57%) ERP
5 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (23.81%) DSDM
6 5 (23.81%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (23.81%) BODI
7 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) ABAP
8 3 (14.29%) MS Project
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) SAP Certification
8 3 (14.29%) SAP BW
8 3 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 3 (14.29%) SAP BPC
8 3 (14.29%) SAP HANA
9 2 (9.52%) ERwin
9 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects XI

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) SAP BPC
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (4.76%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (23.81%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (23.81%) BODI
3 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (14.29%) SAP BW
4 3 (14.29%) SAP HANA
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) WhereScape RED
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.76%) QlikView
6 1 (4.76%) DataStage
6 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) ERwin
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Consultant
3 7 (33.33%) Data Consultant
4 6 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (28.57%) Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Business Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Business Objects Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) SAP Business Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) SAP Data Consultant
6 4 (19.05%) Business Objects Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (14.29%) TM1 Developer
7 3 (14.29%) TM1 Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) Cognos Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Data Integration Consultant
9 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Consultant
9 1 (4.76%) Designer
9 1 (4.76%) Data Steward
9 1 (4.76%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Conversion
1 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) ETL
3 6 (28.57%) ERP
4 5 (23.81%) DSDM
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Management
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (4.76%) Data Validation
7 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) ABAP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SAP Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
6 1 (4.76%) Informatica
6 1 (4.76%) CODA
6 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.76%) Kalido
6 1 (4.76%) Jaspersoft