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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
Rank 111 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 29 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 1.94% 1.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.93% 8.19% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 52
Median daily rate £356 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £325 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £492 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £37.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-51.00% +56.25%
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
588 757 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.70% 23.72% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 585 492
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 29
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £22.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 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
Gloucestershire 0 11 £375 -21.87% 1
Bristol -8 7 £375 -14.28% 3
Wiltshire -11 6 £265 -24.42% 2
Dorset - 4 £475 -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 West region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 37 (69.81%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (66.04%) SQL
3 34 (64.15%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (37.74%) Oracle
4 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
5 17 (32.08%) PL/SQL
5 17 (32.08%) Unix
6 16 (30.19%) Shell Script
6 16 (30.19%) ETL
6 16 (30.19%) Finance
6 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (26.42%) .NET
8 13 (24.53%) SAP
9 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
9 12 (22.64%) Teradata
9 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
10 10 (18.87%) Performance Management
10 10 (18.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
11 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
11 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Optimisation
11 9 (16.98%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (16.98%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (16.98%) Data Encryption
11 9 (16.98%) Clustering
11 9 (16.98%) SAN
11 9 (16.98%) Windows
11 9 (16.98%) Linux

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 8 (15.09%) SAS
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.89%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (64.15%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
3 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (18.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 9 (16.98%) Ingres
5 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
6 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (11.32%) OLAP
8 5 (9.43%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
8 5 (9.43%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (9.43%) Star Schema
9 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (5.66%) Big Data
10 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (3.77%) Cognos Impromptu
11 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Subversion
2 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.77%) ERwin
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) Toad
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.66%) Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) DBA
4 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (13.21%) SQL DBA
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Report Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle BI Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 2 (3.77%) SQL BI Developer
9 2 (3.77%) SSIS Developer
9 2 (3.77%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.98%) Clustering
3 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.32%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (9.43%) Data Structures
6 4 (7.55%) CMDB
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Unix
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (30.19%) ETL
3 10 (18.87%) Performance Management
4 9 (16.98%) Data Encryption
4 9 (16.98%) SQL Optimisation
5 8 (15.09%) Data Analysis
5 8 (15.09%) Data Management
6 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.21%) Change Management
6 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.32%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (11.32%) ITIL
7 6 (11.32%) Project Management
7 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
9 4 (7.55%) Analytics
9 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.55%) Data Entry
9 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.55%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) SQL
2 17 (32.08%) PL/SQL
3 16 (30.19%) Shell Script
4 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
5 7 (13.21%) VBA
6 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.89%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) HNC
4 4 (7.55%) HND
5 3 (5.66%) ISEB
5 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.66%) ISO 9000
4 2 (3.77%) QA
5 1 (1.89%) Basel II
5 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) SAP
3 12 (22.64%) Teradata
4 5 (9.43%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (7.55%) CA
5 4 (7.55%) Remedy
6 3 (5.66%) Cognos
7 2 (3.77%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) Apple
8 1 (1.89%) BT
8 1 (1.89%) ESRI
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
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