The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 June 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)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 139 113
Rank change year-on-year +22 -26  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 25 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 0.69% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.00% 3.18% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 23
Median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £265 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +14.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.53 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% -33.33%  

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 the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 625 817 863
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.20% 21.78% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 517 553
Median daily rate £386 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in the North West

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the North West

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in the North West

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Manchester +10 8 £405 -10.00% 6
Cumbria - 8 £500 -
Merseyside -5 3 £434 +38.88% 1
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North West region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 28 (59.57%) SAP
2 24 (51.06%) SAP BW
3 19 (40.43%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (34.04%) Finance
5 14 (29.79%) Data Modelling
6 13 (27.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 11 (23.40%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (23.40%) SQL
8 10 (21.28%) Oracle
8 10 (21.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 10 (21.28%) SAP HANA
9 9 (19.15%) Retail
9 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
10 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
11 7 (14.89%) QlikView
11 7 (14.89%) Analytics
12 6 (12.77%) FMCG
12 6 (12.77%) SAP Data Services
12 6 (12.77%) DB2
13 5 (10.64%) C
13 5 (10.64%) SAS
13 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (8.51%) Dashboard Development
14 4 (8.51%) ETL
14 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
15 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
15 3 (6.38%) Migration
15 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (10.64%) SAS
2 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (2.13%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.13%) SAP MDM
1 1 (2.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) SAP BW
2 13 (27.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 11 (23.40%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (21.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 10 (21.28%) SAP HANA
5 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
6 7 (14.89%) QlikView
7 6 (12.77%) DB2
7 6 (12.77%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (6.38%) Power BI
8 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.13%) Big Data
9 1 (2.13%) Lumira
9 1 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.13%) Spotfire
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) GitLab
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Consultant
2 20 (42.55%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (29.79%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
4 12 (25.53%) Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) SAP BW Consultant
6 6 (12.77%) Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) SAP HANA Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) SAP Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Business Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Report Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) SAP Business Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 2 (4.26%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) REST
2 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) FMCG
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (29.79%) Data Modelling
3 7 (14.89%) Analytics
4 4 (8.51%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (8.51%) ETL
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Business Transformation
6 2 (4.26%) Data Management
6 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (4.26%) Facilities Management
6 2 (4.26%) Master Data Management
6 2 (4.26%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.26%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.13%) Business Process Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) C
3 2 (4.26%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) R
4 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) SAP
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Tableau
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos
4 1 (2.13%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Informatica
4 1 (2.13%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
4 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
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