The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for BusinessObjects Dashboards skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects Dashboards over the 3 months to 27 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 Dashboards (formerly Xcelsius)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 132 123
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects Dashboards 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.17% 0.037%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.75% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £325
% change year-on-year -0.64% +18.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 -

BusinessObjects Dashboards 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 West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 471 671 626
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 22.00% 23.39% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 377 381
Median daily rate £388 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.24% +14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.93% -18.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.84% -  

BusinessObjects Dashboards
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing BusinessObjects Dashboards as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects Dashboards in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects Dashboards
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects Dashboards in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects Dashboards
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects Dashboards in the West Midlands