The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
England / South West
Rank 126 101 102
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 14 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 1.50% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.60% 6.54% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 37 39
Median daily rate £363 £405 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% +5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £454 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +8.17%

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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
538 688 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.15% 22.92% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 511 544
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +1 5 £325 -16.66% 1
Wiltshire -14 4 - -
Gloucestershire -3 2 £400 -5.88%
Somerset +2 1 £400 +23.07%
Devon - 1 £450 -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 29 (65.91%) SQL
2 26 (59.09%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (56.82%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (34.09%) Finance
5 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 14 (31.82%) Unix
6 13 (29.55%) Oracle
6 13 (29.55%) Shell Script
7 12 (27.27%) PL/SQL
7 12 (27.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
8 10 (22.73%) .NET
9 9 (20.45%) Teradata
9 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
10 8 (18.18%) SAP
10 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
11 7 (15.91%) ETL
11 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (15.91%) Performance Management
11 7 (15.91%) Dimensional Modelling
11 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.64%) Data Quality
12 6 (13.64%) Freedom of Information
12 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.64%) VBA
13 5 (11.36%) Windows
13 5 (11.36%) Linux
13 5 (11.36%) SAS

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (11.36%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Primavera
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 12 (27.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
5 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (11.36%) Ingres
6 5 (11.36%) QlikView
7 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (6.82%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (4.55%) OLAP
8 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
9 1 (2.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
2 3 (6.82%) ERwin
2 3 (6.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) DBA
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Data Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Report Developer
6 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Business Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle BI Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (6.82%) QlikView Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) Kafka
3 1 (2.27%) MDX
3 1 (2.27%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.64%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (11.36%) Clustering
4 5 (11.36%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Unix
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (15.91%) Dimensional Modelling
2 7 (15.91%) ETL
2 7 (15.91%) Performance Management
3 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.36%) Data Encryption
4 5 (11.36%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Optimisation
5 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Data Management
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) SDLC
6 3 (6.82%) Test Management
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) Shell Script
3 12 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.64%) VBA
5 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.82%) Java
6 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) ISEB
3 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) Data Quality
2 4 (9.09%) ISO 9000
3 2 (4.55%) Basel II
3 2 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) Teradata
3 8 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.27%) Apple
5 1 (2.27%) BMC
5 1 (2.27%) Cognos
5 1 (2.27%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.27%) Remedy