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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 135 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 16 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.97% 2.46% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £292 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £490 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £42.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-57.31% +115.18%
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
813 609 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.39% 20.17% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 328 295
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 10
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.15 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.54% -42.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.00 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 7 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 7 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 -10 8 £308 -21.90% 2
Cheshire 0 6 £375 -31.81%
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 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 27 (100.00%) SAP
1 27 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 16 (59.26%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (51.85%) Finance
4 13 (48.15%) SAP BW
5 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 11 (40.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 7 (25.93%) SAP BI
7 6 (22.22%) NetWeaver
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 6 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
8 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
8 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 5 (18.52%) Electronics
8 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
8 5 (18.52%) DTV
8 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (18.52%) Marketing
8 5 (18.52%) SAP SRM
8 5 (18.52%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (14.81%) Xcelsius
9 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (14.81%) Information Management
10 3 (11.11%) Data Governance
11 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
11 2 (7.41%) Data Mart
12 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (3.70%) ERP

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 6 (22.22%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (18.52%) SAP SRM
3 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SAP BW
2 11 (40.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 7 (25.93%) SAP BI
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (18.52%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (14.81%) Xcelsius
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.41%) Data Mart
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.70%) QlikView
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 5 (18.52%) Marketing
3 5 (18.52%) Electronics
3 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Consultant
1 9 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Report Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Business Objects Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Report Writer
4 4 (14.81%) SAP BI Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) SAP Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) SAP BW Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SAP BW Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SAP BW Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
2 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (14.81%) Information Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Governance
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Development
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) PLM
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) OpenText