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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 126 109 120
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 42 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.88% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.30% 3.73% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 10
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£440 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.20 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.49% +21.42%
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
977 724 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.59% 23.47% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 415 316
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £14.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £41.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 August 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 August 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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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 30 £430 +22.85% 9
Merseyside - 8 £425 - 1
Lancashire -12 1 £450 +56.52%
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (65.22%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (42.03%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (42.03%) SAP
3 27 (39.13%) SQL
4 16 (23.19%) ETL
5 14 (20.29%) Finance
5 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (17.39%) SAP BW
6 12 (17.39%) Oracle
7 10 (14.49%) Teradata
7 10 (14.49%) QA
8 9 (13.04%) SAP BI
9 7 (10.14%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (10.14%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (10.14%) UNIX
9 7 (10.14%) Cognos
9 7 (10.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 7 (10.14%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (8.70%) Data Transformation
10 6 (8.70%) System Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Performance Management
10 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.70%) Tableau
10 6 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
10 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
10 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
10 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.70%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (4.35%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.45%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.45%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) GSM
1 1 (1.45%) UMTS
1 1 (1.45%) 3G
1 1 (1.45%) 2G
1 1 (1.45%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.03%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (17.39%) SAP BW
3 9 (13.04%) SAP BI
4 7 (10.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 7 (10.14%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (5.80%) Xcelsius
6 4 (5.80%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (4.35%) SAP HANA
7 3 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.35%) QlikView
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.90%) Data Mart
8 2 (2.90%) Big Data
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) ERwin
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.25%) Marketing
3 5 (7.25%) Electronics
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
5 3 (4.35%) Local Government
6 2 (2.90%) Legal
7 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Analyst
2 19 (27.54%) Consultant
3 15 (21.74%) SAP Consultant
4 14 (20.29%) Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Business Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Report Writer
7 7 (10.14%) Applications Manager
7 7 (10.14%) Business Objects Report Writer
7 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 7 (10.14%) Applications Support
7 7 (10.14%) Support Manager
7 7 (10.14%) Applications Support Manager
8 6 (8.70%) Teradata Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) SAP BI Consultant
9 5 (7.25%) Business Objects Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) SAP BW Consultant
9 5 (7.25%) Business Objects Consultant
9 5 (7.25%) Report Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
1 1 (1.45%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) DTV
2 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Statistics
4 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) UNIX
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (65.22%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (23.19%) ETL
3 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (8.70%) System Testing
4 6 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
4 6 (8.70%) Data Transformation
5 5 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (7.25%) Information Management
5 5 (7.25%) Migration
5 5 (7.25%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.35%) Analytics
6 3 (4.35%) Validation
6 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.90%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.90%) ABAP
4 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) ISEB
3 2 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) SAP
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle
3 10 (14.49%) Teradata
4 7 (10.14%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (10.14%) Cognos
5 6 (8.70%) Tableau
6 4 (5.80%) Informatica
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.90%) OpenText
9 1 (1.45%) Amdocs
9 1 (1.45%) Northgate
9 1 (1.45%) Netezza
9 1 (1.45%) IBM
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