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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 109 115 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 28 37 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 1.12% 1.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 4.98% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 58
Median daily rate £375 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 £30.03
% change year-on-year
-15.51% -51.70%
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
615 743 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.43% 22.44% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 545 457
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 11
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +93.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £91.31 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -5 12 £375 -14.28%
Wiltshire +5 6 £257 -36.08% 1
Bristol +2 6 £313 -30.55% 5
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 33 (76.74%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (72.09%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (72.09%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) Oracle
3 16 (37.21%) ETL
4 15 (34.88%) Finance
5 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
5 13 (30.23%) PL/SQL
6 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (27.91%) Data Analysis
6 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (25.58%) Unix
8 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
8 10 (23.26%) Teradata
9 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
10 8 (18.60%) .NET
10 8 (18.60%) SAP
10 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
11 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
11 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (16.28%) SAS
11 7 (16.28%) Change Management
11 7 (16.28%) Data Management
12 6 (13.95%) Clustering
12 6 (13.95%) Degree
12 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (13.95%) Performance Management
12 6 (13.95%) Ingres
12 6 (13.95%) SAN
12 6 (13.95%) Windows

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 7 (16.28%) SAS
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (13.95%) Ingres
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (11.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (11.63%) OLAP
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
5 5 (11.63%) Star Schema
5 5 (11.63%) Xcelsius
6 3 (6.98%) Big Data
6 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (4.65%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Toad
2 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) DBA
4 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Data Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Business Data Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) SQL DBA
7 4 (9.30%) Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Report Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (4.65%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (4.65%) Business Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Programmer
9 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Clustering
4 4 (9.30%) CMDB
5 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.98%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.33%) NHS
6 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Unix
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (37.21%) ETL
3 12 (27.91%) Data Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) Data Management
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Management
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Optimisation
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
7 4 (9.30%) Analytics
7 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
7 4 (9.30%) Data Entry
7 4 (9.30%) Service Management
7 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) PL/SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
4 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.98%) VBA
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) HNC
4 4 (9.30%) HND
5 1 (2.33%) ISEB
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Teradata
3 8 (18.60%) SAP
4 5 (11.63%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (9.30%) CA
5 4 (9.30%) Cognos
5 4 (9.30%) Remedy
6 2 (4.65%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) BT
7 1 (2.33%) ESRI
7 1 (2.33%) Tableau
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