The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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 / Manchester
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 92 90
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.42% 0.33% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.80% 2.06% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £390 £253 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.45% -27.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £227 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £279 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
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 Manchester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 334 291 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.46% 16.02% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 173 177
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.47% +1.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £17.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £17.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £425 -
BusinessObjects
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 8 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (50.00%) QlikView
2 8 (50.00%) Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) Tableau
4 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (18.75%) SAP
7 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) SAP BW
7 3 (18.75%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (18.75%) Power BI
8 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (12.50%) FMCG
8 2 (12.50%) ETL
8 2 (12.50%) SAS
9 1 (6.25%) Project Management
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (6.25%) Python
9 1 (6.25%) Cognos
9 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
9 1 (6.25%) OLAP
9 1 (6.25%) VBA

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) QlikView
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) Power BI
3 3 (18.75%) SAP BW
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) OLAP
5 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Report Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Analytics
1 8 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Data Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) R
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Tableau
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) Jaspersoft