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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 100 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 50 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.05% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.11% 4.83% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 10
Average daily rate
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£430 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 £55.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +201.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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
818 663 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.16% 21.83% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 370 310
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £472 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 13
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.69% -18.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £10.08 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +8 33 £430 +22.85% 3
Merseyside - 9 £260 - 1
Cheshire -10 3 £375 -11.76%
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (54.22%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (44.58%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (36.14%) SQL
4 29 (34.94%) SAP
5 24 (28.92%) ETL
6 19 (22.89%) Oracle
7 15 (18.07%) Finance
8 14 (16.87%) Migration
8 14 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (14.46%) SAP BW
10 11 (13.25%) Informatica
10 11 (13.25%) Windows
10 11 (13.25%) QA
11 10 (12.05%) Performance Management
11 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
11 10 (12.05%) Web Services
11 10 (12.05%) SAS
12 9 (10.84%) SAP BI
12 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
12 9 (10.84%) Teradata
12 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
12 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
12 9 (10.84%) Data Structures
13 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (9.64%) Data Security
13 8 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (9.64%) RDBMS
13 8 (9.64%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (9.64%) Solaris
13 8 (9.64%) Linux

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (12.05%) SAS
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.61%) MS Office
4 2 (2.41%) MS Project
4 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) GSM
1 5 (6.02%) 3G
1 5 (6.02%) 2G
1 5 (6.02%) 4G
2 4 (4.82%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (4.82%) GPRS
2 4 (4.82%) HSPA
2 4 (4.82%) LTE
2 4 (4.82%) WCDMA
3 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.20%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.58%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (14.46%) SAP BW
3 9 (10.84%) SAP BI
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.64%) RDBMS
4 8 (9.64%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (8.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (7.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (7.23%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (6.02%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (4.82%) Xcelsius
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.82%) QlikView
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.61%) SAP HANA
10 2 (2.41%) Big Data
10 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.20%) ERwin
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.02%) Electronics
4 5 (6.02%) Marketing
5 4 (4.82%) Retail
6 3 (3.61%) Local Government
7 2 (2.41%) Legal
8 1 (1.20%) Banking
8 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Consultant
2 19 (22.89%) Analyst
3 15 (18.07%) SAP Consultant
4 14 (16.87%) Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Report Writer
6 7 (8.43%) Support Manager
6 7 (8.43%) Applications Support Manager
6 7 (8.43%) Applications Manager
6 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 7 (8.43%) Applications Support
6 7 (8.43%) Business Objects Report Writer
7 6 (7.23%) Teradata Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) SAP BI Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) Business Objects Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Report Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) SAP BW Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) XSLT
2 1 (1.20%) MDX
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Data Structures
2 6 (7.23%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.02%) DTV
4 4 (4.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.20%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Solaris
2 8 (9.64%) Linux
3 6 (7.23%) UNIX
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.22%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (28.92%) ETL
3 14 (16.87%) Migration
3 14 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.05%) Performance Management
5 8 (9.64%) Data Security
5 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
7 6 (7.23%) Open Source
7 6 (7.23%) System Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Data Transformation
7 6 (7.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (7.23%) Service Management
7 6 (7.23%) ITIL
8 5 (6.02%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.02%) Information Management
8 5 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (4.82%) eTOM
9 4 (4.82%) Resource Management
9 4 (4.82%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.41%) ABAP
3 2 (2.41%) VBA
4 1 (1.20%) C
4 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) ISEB
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.20%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 29 (34.94%) SAP
2 19 (22.89%) Oracle
3 11 (13.25%) Informatica
4 9 (10.84%) Teradata
5 7 (8.43%) Cognos
6 6 (7.23%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (7.23%) Tableau
7 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.82%) Nortel
8 4 (4.82%) Ericsson
8 4 (4.82%) Huawei
8 4 (4.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (4.82%) Mapinfo
9 2 (2.41%) OpenText
9 2 (2.41%) Apple
10 1 (1.20%) HP
10 1 (1.20%) IBM
10 1 (1.20%) Amdocs
10 1 (1.20%) Symantec
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