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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 95 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 54 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.60% 1.48% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.25% 7.67% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.20 £30.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.39% +71.57%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
745 626 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.03% 19.32% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 407 355
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 12
Average hourly rate £43.43 £20.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.15% -51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.40 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £175.00 £78.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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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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
Gloucestershire +9 28 £400 -3.03% 3
Wiltshire -5 13 £413 -9.58% 1
Bristol -13 6 £438 +16.66% 9
Somerset - 5 £450 -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing BusinessObjects 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.

1 65 (69.15%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (65.96%) SQL
3 61 (64.89%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (62.77%) Finance
5 33 (35.11%) SAS
6 30 (31.91%) Oracle
7 27 (28.72%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
8 24 (25.53%) Banking
9 19 (20.21%) Data Analysis
9 19 (20.21%) BusinessObjects XI
10 17 (18.09%) Data Modelling
11 16 (17.02%) UNIX
11 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (15.96%) ETL
13 14 (14.89%) Teradata
13 14 (14.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 14 (14.89%) PL/SQL
14 13 (13.83%) SAP
15 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
15 12 (12.77%) Dimensional Modelling
16 11 (11.70%) VBA
16 11 (11.70%) Kimball Methodology
16 11 (11.70%) Relational Database
17 10 (10.64%) .NET
17 10 (10.64%) VB.NET
17 10 (10.64%) Shell Script
17 10 (10.64%) Data Management
18 9 (9.57%) Degree
18 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing BusinessObjects 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (35.11%) SAS
2 1 (1.06%) Confluence
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Project
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
2 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Summit
2 1 (1.06%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) 3G
1 1 (1.06%) 4G
1 1 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (64.89%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
3 19 (20.21%) BusinessObjects XI
4 14 (14.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (11.70%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (7.45%) QlikView
7 6 (6.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 6 (6.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (6.38%) Pentaho
7 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
8 5 (5.32%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (5.32%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (4.26%) MS Access
10 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.19%) SAP BW
10 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.19%) Xcelsius
11 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.13%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) ERwin
2 5 (5.32%) Toad
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 59 (62.77%) Finance
2 24 (25.53%) Banking
3 7 (7.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (42.55%) Developer
2 33 (35.11%) Analyst
3 24 (25.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 18 (19.15%) Business Analyst
5 15 (15.96%) Data Analyst
6 14 (14.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 11 (11.70%) Business Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Business Data Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Business Objects Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
11 5 (5.32%) Consultant
11 5 (5.32%) Data Manager
12 4 (4.26%) SAS Analyst
12 4 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
12 4 (4.26%) Business Consultant
12 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 3 (3.19%) Designer
13 3 (3.19%) Quality Analyst
13 3 (3.19%) Oracle BI Developer
13 3 (3.19%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) .NET
2 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.26%) XML
5 3 (3.19%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.06%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.26%) Statistics
3 4 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.19%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.15%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (20.21%) Data Analysis
3 17 (18.09%) Data Modelling
4 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (15.96%) ETL
6 12 (12.77%) Dimensional Modelling
7 11 (11.70%) Kimball Methodology
8 10 (10.64%) Data Management
9 8 (8.51%) Business Analysis
9 8 (8.51%) SDLC
10 7 (7.45%) Web Development
10 7 (7.45%) Migration
11 6 (6.38%) Project Management
11 6 (6.38%) Data Governance
11 6 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (5.32%) Time Management
12 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (5.32%) Data Migration
12 5 (5.32%) Project Planning
12 5 (5.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 62 (65.96%) SQL
2 14 (14.89%) PL/SQL
3 11 (11.70%) VBA
4 10 (10.64%) Shell Script
4 10 (10.64%) VB.NET
5 8 (8.51%) C#
6 7 (7.45%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.26%) VB
8 2 (2.13%) COBOL
9 1 (1.06%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) HNC
2 4 (4.26%) HND
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.32%) Basel II
3 4 (4.26%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.19%) ISO 14001
5 2 (2.13%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (31.91%) Oracle
2 14 (14.89%) Teradata
3 13 (13.83%) SAP
4 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.45%) Tableau
6 6 (6.38%) Birst
6 6 (6.38%) Cognos
7 3 (3.19%) Actuate
8 1 (1.06%) Informatica
8 1 (1.06%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.06%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.06%) Greenplum
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