The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects XI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 594 571 531
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -40
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 27 73 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.24% 0.58% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 44 63
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £535 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11184 12695 12123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.47% 22.99% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7428 8473 8056
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 191 182
Median hourly rate £38.00 £24.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.53% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

BusinessObjects XI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects XI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the UK.

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the UK.

BusinessObjects XI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the UK over the 3 months to 8 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
England -19 26 £425 +13.33% 6
London -4 16 £475 -13.63% 5
South East +22 5 £313 -3.84% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 3 £313 -6.57%
South West +4 3 £275 -38.88%
Gloucestershire 0 3 £275 -45.00%
Gloucester -1 3 £275 -45.00%
Milton Keynes +11 2 £313 -13.07%
West Midlands - 2 £264 -
Scotland +12 1 £375 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £288 -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £240 -
Warwick - 1 £288 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £375 -
Crawley - 1 - -

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI.

1 32 (61.54%) BusinessObjects
2 26 (50.00%) Oracle
3 22 (42.31%) SQL
4 19 (36.54%) Finance
5 17 (32.69%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (32.69%) ETL
6 14 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 12 (23.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
10 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (17.31%) Use Case
10 9 (17.31%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
11 8 (15.38%) SAP
11 8 (15.38%) Data Mart
11 8 (15.38%) Retail
12 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (11.54%) Banking
13 6 (11.54%) Unix
13 6 (11.54%) SAS
13 6 (11.54%) Dimensional Modelling
13 6 (11.54%) Reference Data
13 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (9.62%) QlikView
14 5 (9.62%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
14 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
14 5 (9.62%) Informatica

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (11.54%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (5.77%) Northgate Housing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) LAN
2 3 (5.77%) RFID
2 3 (5.77%) SAN
2 3 (5.77%) WAN
3 1 (1.92%) 2G
3 1 (1.92%) 3G
3 1 (1.92%) DHCP
3 1 (1.92%) LTE
3 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.92%) SNMP
3 1 (1.92%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (61.54%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (23.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
5 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (15.38%) Data Mart
7 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (9.62%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (9.62%) QlikView
9 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
10 3 (5.77%) DB2
11 2 (3.85%) OLAP
11 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (3.85%) PowerCenter
11 2 (3.85%) Sybase IQ
12 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Subversion
1 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Business Developer
3 9 (17.31%) DBA
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (15.38%) Designer
4 8 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Systems Support
8 3 (5.77%) ICT Officer
8 3 (5.77%) ICT Support
8 3 (5.77%) ICT Support Officer
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Report Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) SAP XI
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Reference Data
2 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) ETL
2 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
2 9 (17.31%) Use Case
3 6 (11.54%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (7.69%) SDLC
5 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) Data Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Data Governance
6 3 (5.77%) Data Management
6 3 (5.77%) Network Design
6 3 (5.77%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (5.77%) Test Management
6 3 (5.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) ISEB
1 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) Basel II
3 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) Informatica
4 3 (5.77%) IBM
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) Northgate
4 3 (5.77%) Splunk
4 3 (5.77%) Teradata
4 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) webMethods
5 2 (3.85%) Cognos
5 2 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (1.92%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.92%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.92%) Huawei
6 1 (1.92%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (1.92%) Nortel
6 1 (1.92%) Orchard
6 1 (1.92%) Samsung
6 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow