The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 108 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.39% 1.69% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +76.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.50
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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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
432 472 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.08% 22.41% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 285 260
Average daily rate £330 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 14
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

BusinessObjects XI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

BusinessObjects XI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects XI
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BusinessObjects XI Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects XI
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Birmingham 0 6 £325 - 1
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
BusinessObjects XI
England

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BusinessObjects XI 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 XI.

1 8 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (37.50%) Data Mart
5 3 (37.50%) ETL
5 3 (37.50%) Toad
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) SAP
6 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
7 1 (12.50%) DTV
7 1 (12.50%) UNIX
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (12.50%) BODI
7 1 (12.50%) Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) Data Management
7 1 (12.50%) Information Management
7 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BusinessObjects XI 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 XI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (37.50%) Data Mart
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (12.50%) BODI
6 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Toad
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SAP