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 27 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.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 140 117
Rank change year-on-year +29 -23  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 21 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.47% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.35% 2.29% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 25
Median daily rate £356 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £278 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £410 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £396
% change year-on-year -3.12% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year +70.58% -14.46%  

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 627 786 835
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.28% 20.48% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 499 484
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £17.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.83 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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
Manchester +17 10 £350 -4.76% 6
Lancashire +19 4 £300 -17.24%
Merseyside +3 4 £363 +3.57%
Cheshire +28 1 £450 +12.50%
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (35.00%) SAP
4 13 (32.50%) Data Modelling
5 12 (30.00%) Finance
6 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (25.00%) Tableau
7 10 (25.00%) Retail
7 10 (25.00%) QlikView
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (22.50%) SAP BW
8 9 (22.50%) Analytics
9 8 (20.00%) Oracle
10 6 (15.00%) SAS
10 6 (15.00%) Project Management
10 6 (15.00%) SAP HANA
10 6 (15.00%) SAP Data Services
10 6 (15.00%) Dashboard Development
10 6 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 5 (12.50%) ETL
11 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (12.50%) Data Management
12 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
13 3 (7.50%) SPSS
13 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
13 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
13 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
13 3 (7.50%) Data Protection

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 6 (15.00%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.50%) SPSS
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.50%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.50%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.50%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.50%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) QlikView
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SAP BW
3 6 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.00%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (15.00%) SAP HANA
4 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.50%) Power BI
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
7 2 (5.00%) DB2
7 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.50%) MySQL
8 1 (2.50%) OLAP
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.50%) PowerCenter
8 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) GitLab
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Insight Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Research Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) SAP BI Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) SAP BW Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.00%) FMCG
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (32.50%) Data Modelling
3 9 (22.50%) Analytics
4 6 (15.00%) Dashboard Development
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) Data Management
5 5 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.50%) Case Management
7 3 (7.50%) Customer Insight
7 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.00%) Actionable Insight
8 2 (5.00%) Campaign Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Market Research
8 2 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (5.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) ABAP
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) R
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
1 1 (2.50%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) SAP
2 10 (25.00%) Tableau
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Cognos
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.50%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Informatica
6 1 (2.50%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Sybase
6 1 (2.50%) Teradata
6 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
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