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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 134 128 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 21 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.74% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% 3.23% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 13
Median daily rate £325 £313 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £33.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.87% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.17 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-41.48% +28.57%
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
797 868 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.44% 22.92% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 566 370
Median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £33.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.87% +42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 9 £450 +42.85% 5
Lancashire +9 5 £319 -57.50% 2
Merseyside -2 4 £313 +20.19%
Cheshire -16 1 £263 -22.22%
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 25 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (44.00%) SAP
3 18 (36.00%) SQL
4 16 (32.00%) SAP BW
5 11 (22.00%) Finance
5 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (16.00%) BusinessObjects XI
7 7 (14.00%) Analytics
7 7 (14.00%) SAP BI
8 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.00%) Oracle
8 6 (12.00%) OLAP
8 6 (12.00%) SAP BPC
8 6 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.00%) Tableau
9 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 5 (10.00%) CRM
9 5 (10.00%) ETL
9 5 (10.00%) Migration
10 4 (8.00%) SAP CRM
10 4 (8.00%) NHS
10 4 (8.00%) Star Schema
10 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (8.00%) MS Office
10 4 (8.00%) hybris
10 4 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (8.00%) ERD

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) SAS
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SAP BPC
2 4 (8.00%) SAP CRM
2 4 (8.00%) SAP hybris
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) ATM
1 1 (2.00%) BGP
1 1 (2.00%) GSM
1 1 (2.00%) IPv4
1 1 (2.00%) LTE
1 1 (2.00%) MegaStream
1 1 (2.00%) MPLS
1 1 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (2.00%) SDH
1 1 (2.00%) UMTS
1 1 (2.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SAP BW
2 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (16.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 7 (14.00%) SAP BI
5 6 (12.00%) OLAP
6 4 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (8.00%) QlikView
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (8.00%) Star Schema
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (2.00%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (2.00%) SAS EBI
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Business Developer
3 12 (24.00%) Business Objects Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Consultant
5 8 (16.00%) Business Objects Report Writer
5 8 (16.00%) Report Writer
6 7 (14.00%) Report Developer
6 7 (14.00%) SAP BW Consultant
6 7 (14.00%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Business Objects Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Information Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
9 3 (6.00%) QlikView Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Report Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.00%) Analytics
3 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (10.00%) CRM
4 5 (10.00%) ETL
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (8.00%) ERD
5 4 (8.00%) Inmon Methodology
5 4 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (8.00%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.00%) Data Governance
7 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Information Management
7 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) ABAP
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) AAT
1 1 (2.00%) ACCA
1 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.00%) CIMA
1 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) SAP
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) Tableau
4 4 (8.00%) hybris
5 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.00%) CODA
5 2 (4.00%) Cognos
5 2 (4.00%) Concur
5 2 (4.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) Maconomy
5 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.00%) Talend
5 2 (4.00%) Teradata
6 1 (2.00%) BT
6 1 (2.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.00%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.00%) Tellabs
6 1 (2.00%) Virgin Media