The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 174 190 170
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 10 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.17% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% 0.75% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 20
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£430 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1190 1326 1352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.17% 22.86% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 970 1051
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £30.12 £36.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.49% -30.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £29.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £151.75 £89.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

BusinessObjects XI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects XI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI across the City of London region.

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BusinessObjects XI
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI across the City of London region.

BusinessObjects XI Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BusinessObjects XI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BusinessObjects XI.

1 26 (89.66%) Business Objects
2 19 (65.52%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) CODA-Financials
3 10 (34.48%) VB
3 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 10 (34.48%) Sybase
3 10 (34.48%) CODA
3 10 (34.48%) VB6
4 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.24%) SAP
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
5 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Degree
7 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (10.34%) Altiris
7 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
7 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.34%) Windows

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BusinessObjects XI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BusinessObjects XI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 10 (34.48%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.45%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) QlikView
4 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Data Mart
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) OLAP
4 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.45%) SAP BI
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Support Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Financial Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Business Objects Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Business Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.34%) Business Objects Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Report Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
3 3 (10.34%) BCP
3 3 (10.34%) ETL
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
3 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
3 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) VB
1 10 (34.48%) VB6
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Business Objects
2 10 (34.48%) Sybase
2 10 (34.48%) CODA
3 5 (17.24%) SAP
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) Altiris
6 2 (6.90%) Tableau
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) Informatica