The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.32% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £19.88 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +13.73%
BusinessObjects
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 27.63% 37.89% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 2
Average daily rate £210 £313 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.80% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £462 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 £32.54 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Preston region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in Preston

BusinessObjects
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects Report Writer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Report Writer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP