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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 108 96 105
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.42% 0.63% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£413 £445 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £429 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £469 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
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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
422 475 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.13% 22.27% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 269 244
Average daily rate £350 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 17
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.48 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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
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 19 December 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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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
Solihull - 3 £420 -
Birmingham - 2 £413 - 1
Coventry - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) SAS
4 3 (25.00%) VB
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) MS Access
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) MS Access
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Development Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Objects Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BW Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (8.33%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos