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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 126 112 95
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 32 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.89% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.16% 3.78% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 28
Average daily rate £434 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £518 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.87%
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
769 768 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.29% 23.48% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 475 360
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 16 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £24.90 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £67.00 £168.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -12 22 £438 -7.89% 7
Merseyside - 2 £350 - 3
Cheshire -9 1 £400 +42.85% 3
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 24 (51.06%) SQL
1 24 (51.06%) SAP
2 18 (38.30%) Finance
3 15 (31.91%) SAP BW
4 14 (29.79%) Migration
5 12 (25.53%) Oracle
5 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
6 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (21.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 9 (19.15%) SAP Data Services
9 8 (17.02%) BusinessObjects XI
10 7 (14.89%) ABAP
11 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (12.77%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (12.77%) SAP BPC
12 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
12 5 (10.64%) OLAP
12 5 (10.64%) SAP BI
12 5 (10.64%) DBS Check
13 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (8.51%) ERP
13 4 (8.51%) Data Governance
14 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (6.38%) Retail
14 3 (6.38%) Sage
14 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
14 3 (6.38%) Java
14 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
15 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (4.26%) SAS
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SAP BPC
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.26%) Line 500
2 2 (4.26%) Sage 1000
2 2 (4.26%) Sage X3
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SAP BW
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
3 10 (21.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (19.15%) SAP Data Services
5 8 (17.02%) BusinessObjects XI
6 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (10.64%) OLAP
7 5 (10.64%) SAP BI
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.26%) BODI
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.13%) Big Data
10 1 (2.13%) DB2
10 1 (2.13%) Ingres
10 1 (2.13%) PowerCenter
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Consultant
3 12 (25.53%) Developer
4 10 (21.28%) SAP Consultant
5 9 (19.15%) Business Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Business Objects Developer
5 9 (19.15%) SAP BW Consultant
6 8 (17.02%) SAP Analyst
7 7 (14.89%) Business Objects Report Writer
7 7 (14.89%) Report Writer
8 6 (12.77%) Report Developer
8 6 (12.77%) SAP BW Analyst
9 5 (10.64%) SAP BPC Consultant
10 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
11 3 (6.38%) Business Objects Analyst
11 3 (6.38%) Data Migration Analyst
11 3 (6.38%) Migration Analyst
11 3 (6.38%) Sage Consultant
12 2 (4.26%) Business Objects Consultant
12 2 (4.26%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Spring
2 1 (2.13%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Life Science
2 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Unix
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Migration
2 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.77%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Data Governance
5 4 (8.51%) ERP
5 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.26%) Analytics
6 2 (4.26%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (4.26%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.26%) Information Management
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Defect Management
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) ABAP
3 3 (6.38%) Java
3 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.13%) AAT
2 1 (2.13%) ACCA
2 1 (2.13%) CIMA
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) SAP
2 12 (25.53%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Sage
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (4.26%) Teradata
5 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.13%) Cognos
5 1 (2.13%) Informatica
5 1 (2.13%) MEDITECH
5 1 (2.13%) Northgate
5 1 (2.13%) Sun
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