The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects 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 over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 107 109 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 11 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.34% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.88% 1.69% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£538 £540 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £680 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%
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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
584 472 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.82% 20.13% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 292 203
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -44.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £53.73 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
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 across the West Midlands region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
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 across the West Midlands region.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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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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
Warwickshire +3 5 £425 +6.25%
Worcestershire - 2 £650 -
Coventry - 2 - -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (52.94%) SAP BW
4 7 (41.18%) SAP BI
4 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
4 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (35.29%) SAP BPC
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Data Mapping
7 4 (23.53%) ETL
8 3 (17.65%) ERP
8 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) SAP HANA
9 2 (11.76%) Analytics
9 2 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (11.76%) Cash Management
9 2 (11.76%) SAP ERP
9 2 (11.76%) Legal
9 2 (11.76%) Publishing
9 2 (11.76%) Validation
9 2 (11.76%) Cognos
9 2 (11.76%) ABAP
9 2 (11.76%) IBM
10 1 (5.88%) Middleware
10 1 (5.88%) Oracle
10 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
10 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (5.88%) Migration
10 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) SAP BPC
2 2 (11.76%) SAP ERP
3 1 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SAP BW
2 7 (41.18%) SAP BI
2 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) SAP HANA
4 2 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Xcelsius
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SAP Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SAP BW Support
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Support
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Support Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP BW Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) Data Mapping
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) Cash Management
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) ABAP
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Cognos
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle