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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
England / South West
Rank 122 98 99
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 13 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 1.59% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.36% 6.95% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 38 40
Median daily rate £363 £408 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% +5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £453 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £21.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+19.76% +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
552 676 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.57% 22.91% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 500 537
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -2.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.13 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -

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 20 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 20 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 -3 5 £325 -19.75% 1
Wiltshire -19 3 - -
Gloucestershire -1 2 £400 -5.88%
Somerset 0 1 £400 +23.07%
Devon - 1 £450 -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 33 (70.21%) SQL
2 30 (63.83%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (61.70%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
4 18 (38.30%) Unix
5 17 (36.17%) Shell Script
6 15 (31.91%) Finance
7 14 (29.79%) .NET
8 13 (27.66%) Oracle
9 12 (25.53%) PL/SQL
9 12 (25.53%) SAP
9 12 (25.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (23.40%) ETL
11 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
12 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
12 9 (19.15%) Clustering
12 9 (19.15%) Teradata
12 9 (19.15%) Ingres
12 9 (19.15%) Windows
12 9 (19.15%) Linux
12 9 (19.15%) SAN
12 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
12 9 (19.15%) SQL Optimisation
12 9 (19.15%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (19.15%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (19.15%) Data Encryption
13 8 (17.02%) Management Information System

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 (10.64%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Primavera
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
3 12 (25.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (19.15%) Ingres
5 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
6 5 (10.64%) QlikView
7 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (6.38%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (4.26%) OLAP
8 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Subversion
2 3 (6.38%) ERwin
2 3 (6.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) DBA
4 7 (14.89%) SQL DBA
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Data Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Report Developer
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Business Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle BI Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (6.38%) QlikView Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) Kafka
3 1 (2.13%) MDX
3 1 (2.13%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Clustering
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (12.77%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Unix
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (23.40%) ETL
3 9 (19.15%) Data Encryption
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Optimisation
4 7 (14.89%) Data Management
4 7 (14.89%) Dimensional Modelling
4 7 (14.89%) Performance Management
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.64%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.51%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 3 (6.38%) SDLC
8 3 (6.38%) Test Management
9 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Front End Development
9 2 (4.26%) Information Management
9 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) Shell Script
3 12 (25.53%) PL/SQL
4 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.77%) VBA
6 3 (6.38%) Java
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) ISEB
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
2 4 (8.51%) ISO 9000
3 2 (4.26%) Basel II
3 2 (4.26%) QA
3 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) SAP
3 9 (19.15%) Teradata
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.13%) Apple
5 1 (2.13%) Cognos
5 1 (2.13%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy