The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 169 144 134
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -10
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 102 106 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 1.15% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.53% 5.87% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 63 65
Median daily rate £345 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £530 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.83 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-42.97% +28.57%
BusinessObjects
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1844 1807 1786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.23% 19.64% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1117 1007
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 42
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £17.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey 0 27 £344 -5.62% 1
Berkshire -9 22 £378 -26.87% 12
Hampshire -3 18 £320 -3.03% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 13 £328 +4.80% 2
Kent -13 7 £328 +24.76% 3
West Sussex -28 7 £375 -16.66% 1
Middlesex -10 3 £440 +26.43%
Oxfordshire 0 1 £350 -26.31% 2
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 98 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
2 88 (41.90%) SAP
3 65 (30.95%) Oracle
4 49 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (22.38%) Finance
6 46 (21.90%) Microsoft
7 45 (21.43%) SQL
8 37 (17.62%) MS Excel
9 33 (15.71%) Security Cleared
10 30 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 29 (13.81%) SAP BW
11 29 (13.81%) SC Cleared
11 29 (13.81%) QlikView
12 28 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (11.43%) Oracle BI EE
13 24 (11.43%) Tableau
13 24 (11.43%) Data Modelling
14 23 (10.95%) Informatica
15 22 (10.48%) SAP BI
15 22 (10.48%) Analytics
16 21 (10.00%) SAP HANA
17 20 (9.52%) Project Management
17 20 (9.52%) SAS
17 20 (9.52%) Management Information System
18 17 (8.10%) ETL
18 17 (8.10%) MS Office
18 17 (8.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
19 16 (7.62%) Data Quality
19 16 (7.62%) Windows
19 16 (7.62%) Citrix

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (9.52%) SAS
2 8 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.33%) Apache
4 6 (2.86%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.38%) IIS
5 5 (2.38%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.90%) CMS
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.48%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 37 (17.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.10%) MS Office
3 11 (5.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.43%) SPSS
6 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Maximo
2 7 (3.33%) SAP SRM
3 6 (2.86%) ResourceLink
4 5 (2.38%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.95%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.48%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.48%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.48%) SAP CCM
6 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.48%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.29%) Firewall
2 5 (2.38%) DNS
2 5 (2.38%) LAN
2 5 (2.38%) WAN
3 4 (1.90%) NetScaler
3 4 (1.90%) SAN
3 4 (1.90%) SSL
4 2 (0.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) 2G
5 1 (0.48%) 3G
5 1 (0.48%) 4G
5 1 (0.48%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) GPRS
5 1 (0.48%) GSM
5 1 (0.48%) Intranet
5 1 (0.48%) LTE
5 1 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.48%) UMTS
5 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 29 (13.81%) QlikView
3 29 (13.81%) SAP BW
4 24 (11.43%) Oracle BI EE
5 22 (10.48%) SAP BI
6 21 (10.00%) SAP HANA
7 17 (8.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 15 (7.14%) Oracle Database
9 13 (6.19%) Hadoop
10 12 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (4.76%) Big Data
11 10 (4.76%) PowerCenter
12 9 (4.29%) MS Access
12 9 (4.29%) Qlik Sense
13 8 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (3.81%) Oracle Discoverer
13 8 (3.81%) Oracle OWB
13 8 (3.81%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.95%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 47 (22.38%) Finance
2 13 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.29%) Banking
4 7 (3.33%) Military
4 7 (3.33%) Retail
5 5 (2.38%) Marketing
5 5 (2.38%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.90%) Legal
7 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.95%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 60 (28.57%) Analyst
2 31 (14.76%) Developer
3 30 (14.29%) Consultant
4 19 (9.05%) Business Objects Developer
5 18 (8.57%) Architect
5 18 (8.57%) Data Analyst
6 17 (8.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 17 (8.10%) SAP Consultant
7 16 (7.62%) Business Analyst
7 16 (7.62%) Business Developer
8 12 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 11 (5.24%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 10 (4.76%) Administrator
10 10 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 10 (4.76%) Report Analyst
10 10 (4.76%) SAP BI Consultant
11 9 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 9 (4.29%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.29%) SAP Analyst
12 8 (3.81%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.33%) .NET
2 4 (1.90%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.90%) XML
3 3 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.43%) SAP Basis
3 3 (1.43%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 2 (0.95%) WCF
5 1 (0.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.19%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.33%) Clustering
5 6 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.90%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.90%) Wiki
8 3 (1.43%) Statistics
9 2 (0.95%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.95%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.48%) FMCG
10 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.62%) Windows
2 13 (6.19%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.24%) Linux
3 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.38%) AIX
5 5 (2.38%) Unix
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.43%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Solaris
9 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (11.43%) Data Modelling
3 22 (10.48%) Analytics
4 20 (9.52%) Project Management
5 17 (8.10%) ETL
6 16 (7.62%) Change Management
7 15 (7.14%) Data Management
8 11 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.24%) Business Analysis
9 10 (4.76%) Data Architecture
9 10 (4.76%) ERP
9 10 (4.76%) Procure-to-Pay
10 9 (4.29%) ITIL
10 9 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.81%) Data Analytics
12 7 (3.33%) Data Analysis
12 7 (3.33%) Information Architecture
12 7 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (3.33%) Migration
12 7 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.43%) SQL
2 11 (5.24%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.33%) VB
5 6 (2.86%) ABAP
6 4 (1.90%) VBA
7 3 (1.43%) C#
7 3 (1.43%) C++
7 3 (1.43%) Java
7 3 (1.43%) Perl
7 3 (1.43%) Python
8 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.95%) VB6
9 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.38%) Degree
4 2 (0.95%) CCA
4 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) ISEB
5 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.62%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.90%) QA
3 3 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.33%) vSphere
3 7 (3.33%) XenApp
3 7 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 7 (3.33%) XenServer
4 5 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.90%) SCCM
3 3 (1.43%) Control-M
3 3 (1.43%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.43%) SCOM
3 3 (1.43%) SCOrch
3 3 (1.43%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.95%) Netcool
5 1 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 88 (41.90%) SAP
2 65 (30.95%) Oracle
3 46 (21.90%) Microsoft
4 24 (11.43%) Tableau
5 23 (10.95%) Informatica
6 16 (7.62%) Citrix
7 15 (7.14%) VMware
8 14 (6.67%) Cognos
9 7 (3.33%) Ariba
9 7 (3.33%) HP
10 6 (2.86%) Teradata
11 5 (2.38%) Embarcadero
11 5 (2.38%) hybris
11 5 (2.38%) Siebel
12 4 (1.90%) IronPort
13 3 (1.43%) Greenplum
13 3 (1.43%) Sybase
13 3 (1.43%) webMethods
14 2 (0.95%) Ab Initio
14 2 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
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