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 3 months to 25 April 2017 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 91 71
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 0 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.18% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.82% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £331 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £15.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +90.16% -32.22%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 132 244 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 23.24% 22.16% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 170 188
Median daily rate £388 £400 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.54 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% -8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £17.00 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.50 £32.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.91% -6.15%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) SAP MDG
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ABAP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation

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 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MDG
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) DRM
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle