Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 174 178
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -32
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 37 44 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.64% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.88% 2.56% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 46
North West median daily rate £610 £400 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.40% -8.25% +2.65%
10th Percentile £379 £325 £250
90th Percentile £755 £565 £500
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
North West median hourly rate - £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.88% -8.33%
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.19 £21.63
% change year-on-year -0.98% -11.27% -15.20%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1285 1721 1889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.51% 25.09% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 1138 1197
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £622 £544 £531
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 41
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +45.45%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.25
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.39% +13.84%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Manchester +12 11 £475 +11.76% 2
Lancashire +23 8 £610 +103.33% 3
Cumbria -6 7 £425 -13.49%
Cheshire +9 5 £300 -33.33%
Merseyside +3 1 £500 +47.06%
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 22 (59.46%) SAP
2 17 (45.95%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (40.54%) SAP HANA
4 14 (37.84%) Data Modelling
5 12 (32.43%) SAP BW
5 12 (32.43%) Oracle
6 11 (29.73%) Finance
6 11 (29.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 10 (27.03%) SQL
7 10 (27.03%) SAS
8 9 (24.32%) Data Management
8 9 (24.32%) Big Data
8 9 (24.32%) Data Architecture
8 9 (24.32%) Data Quality
9 7 (18.92%) Migration
9 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
9 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
9 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) Data Integration
10 6 (16.22%) Information Assurance
10 6 (16.22%) Reverse Engineering
10 6 (16.22%) Pentaho
10 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (16.22%) QA
10 6 (16.22%) Analytics
10 6 (16.22%) HBase
10 6 (16.22%) Metadata Management
10 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (27.03%) SAS
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (5.41%) SAP GRC
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.70%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Slack
1 3 (8.11%) Trello
2 2 (5.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) 2G
1 1 (2.70%) 3G
1 1 (2.70%) 4G
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SAP HANA
2 12 (32.43%) SAP BW
3 11 (29.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (24.32%) Big Data
5 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (16.22%) Apache Hive
6 6 (16.22%) Data Lake
6 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
6 6 (16.22%) HBase
6 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
6 6 (16.22%) Pentaho
6 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (16.22%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
9 3 (8.11%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) ERwin
2 1 (2.70%) eCATT
2 1 (2.70%) LSMW
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Data Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Lead Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Lead Data Architect
4 6 (16.22%) SAP Business Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Business Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Data Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 4 (10.81%) SAP Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (37.84%) Data Modelling
3 9 (24.32%) Data Architecture
3 9 (24.32%) Data Management
4 7 (18.92%) Migration
5 6 (16.22%) Analytics
5 6 (16.22%) Data Governance
5 6 (16.22%) Data Integration
5 6 (16.22%) Data Security
5 6 (16.22%) Data Strategy
5 6 (16.22%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (16.22%) Information Assurance
5 6 (16.22%) Metadata Management
5 6 (16.22%) Open Source
5 6 (16.22%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) SFIA
5 6 (16.22%) Visualisation
6 5 (13.51%) ERP
6 5 (13.51%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) ABAP
4 2 (5.41%) C
5 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) Data Quality
2 6 (16.22%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) SAP
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) CA
3 6 (16.22%) Informatica
3 6 (16.22%) Tableau
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Cognos
5 2 (5.41%) Concur
6 1 (2.70%) Ariba
6 1 (2.70%) Mapinfo