The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.23% 0.59% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.06% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £398
% change year-on-year -3.12% +0.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +70.58% -12.82%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 66 120 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 20.37% 35.40% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 85 37
Median daily rate £375 £413 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Merseyside

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Merseyside

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Liverpool +6 4 £363 +3.57%
BusinessObjects
North West

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Facilities Management
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Case Management
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) QlikView
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Case Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Facilities Management
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase