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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 180 185 174
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 20 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 1.35% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 23
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1271 1699 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.53% 24.99% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1282 1104
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £41.53 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.76% +84.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £34.15 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £151.85 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 24 (92.31%) Business Objects
2 17 (65.38%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) .NET
4 9 (34.62%) VB
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) Sybase
4 9 (34.62%) CODA
4 9 (34.62%) CODA-Financials
4 9 (34.62%) VB6
5 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
7 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (15.38%) ETL
7 4 (15.38%) SAP
7 4 (15.38%) Banking
8 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (11.54%) Windows
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.54%) DNS
8 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
8 3 (11.54%) Altiris
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (3.85%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (19.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) QlikView
5 2 (7.69%) Data Mart
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.69%) Star Schema
5 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.85%) OLAP
6 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Financial Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Business Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Business Objects Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.85%) ETL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Scrum
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) E-business
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) UML
4 1 (3.85%) RUP
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) VB
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
1 9 (34.62%) VB6
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Business Objects
2 9 (34.62%) Sybase
2 9 (34.62%) CODA
3 4 (15.38%) SAP
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Altiris
5 2 (7.69%) Informatica
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Tableau