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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 130 123 132
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 7 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.96% 1.47% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £561
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -28.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £418 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
727 613 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.86% 20.72% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 327 428
Average daily rate £335 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 32
Average hourly rate £67.00 £29.53 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.90% +34.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 +9 3 £488 +21.87% 1
Lancashire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 10
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) SAP
1 21 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (38.10%) ETL
4 7 (33.33%) IBM
4 7 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
5 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Cognos
5 6 (28.57%) ERP
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) BODI
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (23.81%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (23.81%) DSDM
7 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
7 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 3 (14.29%) SAP BPC
8 3 (14.29%) SAP HANA
8 3 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (14.29%) MS Project
8 3 (14.29%) ABAP
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) SAP BW
8 3 (14.29%) SAP Certification
9 2 (9.52%) ERwin
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) SAP BPC
2 3 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (4.76%) Agresso
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (23.81%) BODI
2 5 (23.81%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (14.29%) SAP HANA
4 3 (14.29%) SAP BW
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%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.76%) QlikView
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.76%) DataStage
6 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) ERwin
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Business Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Business Objects Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Data Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) SAP Business Consultant
4 5 (23.81%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Business Objects Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SAP Data Consultant
6 3 (14.29%) TM1 Developer
6 3 (14.29%) TM1 Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Cognos Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Data Integration Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Data Steward
8 1 (4.76%) Designer
8 1 (4.76%) Validation Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SAP XI
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.76%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) ETL
3 6 (28.57%) ERP
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) DSDM
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Data Validation
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Security
6 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
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%) SAP
1 21 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Birst
5 1 (4.76%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (4.76%) Kalido
5 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.76%) Informatica
5 1 (4.76%) CODA
5 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards