The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 14 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 2.67% 0.98% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 3.70% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -28.49%
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
28 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 37.33% 26.47% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 9
Median daily rate £325 £450 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £370 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £600 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 2
Median hourly rate £28.18 £40.00 £24.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.55% +65.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.83 £41.41 £31.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Preston region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (60.00%) VB
3 3 (60.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) CODA
4 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (40.00%) Concur
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Maconomy
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos
5 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) IPv4
5 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (20.00%) Nokia
5 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) GSM
1 1 (20.00%) IPv4
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
1 1 (20.00%) MegaStream
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (20.00%) SDH
1 1 (20.00%) UMTS
1 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (60.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) CODA
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Concur
2 2 (40.00%) Maconomy
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Tellabs
3 1 (20.00%) Virgin Media