Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for BusinessObjects skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 85 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 +10
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.54% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.68% 1.77% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £388
90th Percentile £460 £335 £579
North West median daily rate £375 £610 £401
% change year-on-year -38.52% +52.31% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £20.50

BusinessObjects is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 261 282 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.15% 21.11% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 214 282
Cheshire median daily rate £390 £450 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +19.84% -6.13%
10th Percentile £280 £280 £263
90th Percentile £525 £625 £573
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.75 £25.50 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +71.60% -54.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £12.90
90th Percentile £47.50 £27.00 £20.34
North West median hourly rate £29.50 £42.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year -30.99% +19.58% -10.63%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in Cheshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BusinessObjects in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Cheshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in Cheshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in Cheshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Cheshire

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe -12 4 £325 +8.33%
Chester 0 3 £425 - 1
BusinessObjects
North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Statistics
3 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
3 4 (57.14%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (42.86%) Decision-Making
4 3 (42.86%) SAS
4 3 (42.86%) SMS
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Big Data
5 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
6 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (14.29%) Trello

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (42.86%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Slack
1 1 (14.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
3 3 (42.86%) Decision-Making
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (14.29%) Reference Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft