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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 114 101 100
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.24% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.61% 1.11% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £445 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +34.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £429 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
434 450 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.33% 21.56% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 269 265
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.20 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 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
Birmingham -5 3 £375 -11.76% 10
Solihull - 2 £375 - 1
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) SAS
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) MS Access
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) ABAP
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) MS Access
2 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
3 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
3 1 (7.14%) BODI
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Business Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Objects Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Development Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Objects Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) VB
1 2 (14.29%) ABAP
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago