The first table below looks at the demand for BusinessObjects XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 365 340 310
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -30
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 34 78 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.64% 1.42% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 56 61
Average daily rate
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£438 £430 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.75
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5324 5479 5374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.64% 22.58% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 3715 3611
Average daily rate £438 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 56
Average hourly rate £29.48 £28.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.40 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £52.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
BusinessObjects XI
England

BusinessObjects XI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

BusinessObjects XI Jobs Demand Trend in London

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Trend in London

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Histogram in London

BusinessObjects XI
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

BusinessObjects XI Hourly Rate Trend in London

BusinessObjects XI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 11 £448 +5.29% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
BusinessObjects XI
England

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 70 (89.74%) Business Objects
2 56 (71.79%) SQL
3 43 (55.13%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (42.31%) Oracle
5 30 (38.46%) Finance
6 28 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (32.05%) PL/SQL
8 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 20 (25.64%) ETL
10 19 (24.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 19 (24.36%) Oracle Database
11 17 (21.79%) Banking
12 15 (19.23%) Relational Database
12 15 (19.23%) Analytics
13 14 (17.95%) RDBMS
14 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
15 12 (15.38%) Data Modelling
15 12 (15.38%) Data Analysis
16 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (14.10%) Incident Management
16 11 (14.10%) Validation
16 11 (14.10%) Hyperion
16 11 (14.10%) Informatica
16 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (14.10%) Data Validation
16 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
18 8 (10.26%) T-SQL
18 8 (10.26%) XML

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS Project
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP SD
1 2 (2.56%) SAP BPC
1 2 (2.56%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.28%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (1.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 19 (24.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 19 (24.36%) Oracle Database
4 15 (19.23%) Relational Database
5 14 (17.95%) RDBMS
6 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (8.97%) PowerCenter
7 7 (8.97%) MS Access
8 6 (7.69%) Star Schema
8 6 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (7.69%) Big Data
9 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (6.41%) QlikView
9 5 (6.41%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (5.13%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.56%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (38.46%) Finance
2 17 (21.79%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Back Office
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (55.13%) Developer
2 26 (33.33%) Business Developer
3 19 (24.36%) Analyst
4 17 (21.79%) Business Objects Developer
4 17 (21.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (8.97%) ETL Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Integration Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Business Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Business Objects Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Informatica Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) XML
2 7 (8.97%) SAP XI
3 5 (6.41%) .NET
4 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.28%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.28%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.56%) SWIFT
2 2 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.56%) Statistics
2 2 (2.56%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.28%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.28%) Economics
3 1 (1.28%) Derivative
3 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.28%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) UNIX
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
1 2 (2.56%) Linux
1 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (25.64%) ETL
3 15 (19.23%) Analytics
4 12 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 12 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 11 (14.10%) Validation
5 11 (14.10%) Incident Management
5 11 (14.10%) Data Validation
6 8 (10.26%) Data Architecture
7 7 (8.97%) Fund Management
7 7 (8.97%) Release Management
8 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.69%) Scrum
8 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.69%) Inmon Methodology
8 6 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (6.41%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (71.79%) SQL
2 25 (32.05%) PL/SQL
3 8 (10.26%) T-SQL
4 7 (8.97%) VBA
5 3 (3.85%) C#
6 2 (2.56%) Perl
6 2 (2.56%) ABAP
7 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 70 (89.74%) Business Objects
2 33 (42.31%) Oracle
3 11 (14.10%) Hyperion
3 11 (14.10%) Informatica
4 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.97%) SAP
6 3 (3.85%) Charles River
7 2 (2.56%) Teradata
7 2 (2.56%) Northgate
7 2 (2.56%) Cognos
7 2 (2.56%) Siebel
8 1 (1.28%) IBM
8 1 (1.28%) Sun
8 1 (1.28%) Dell
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.28%) Greenplum