The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects XI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 520 479 388
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -91
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 51 80 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.48% 0.74% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 80
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£465 £415 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.11% +0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £358 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.88% -7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £23.65 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.00

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
10557 10780 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 6585 6288
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 204 239
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.67 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

BusinessObjects XI
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 January 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 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
England -48 41 £500 +19.04% 14
London -17 23 £550 +29.41% 9
City of London +7 11 £430 -0.28% 5
Scotland -1 10 £403 -
Edinburgh - 8 £403 -
East of England +5 6 £500 +81.81% 2
South East -12 6 £413 +7.14%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £500 - 2
Peterborough - 5 £500 - 1
Berkshire +3 2 £500 -
West Midlands 0 2 £275 -35.29%
Glasgow -4 1 - -
Yorkshire -8 1 - - 1
Hampshire -20 1 £275 -25.67%
South West -23 1 £355 +7.16% 2
Stirling - 1 - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Goole - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Solihull - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BusinessObjects XI 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 XI.

1 137 (90.13%) Business Objects
2 92 (60.53%) SQL
3 74 (48.68%) Finance
4 49 (32.24%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (31.58%) Oracle
6 46 (30.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 41 (26.97%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (25.00%) ETL
9 31 (20.39%) Banking
10 30 (19.74%) BusinessObjects
11 29 (19.08%) SQL Server
12 26 (17.11%) SAP
12 26 (17.11%) Data Modelling
13 25 (16.45%) Informatica
14 21 (13.82%) PL/SQL
15 20 (13.16%) Oracle Database
16 19 (12.50%) Relational Database
17 18 (11.84%) Business Analysis
18 16 (10.53%) Sybase
19 15 (9.87%) Linux
20 14 (9.21%) Crystal Reports
20 14 (9.21%) .NET
20 14 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
21 13 (8.55%) SAP XI
21 13 (8.55%) Tableau
22 12 (7.89%) Retail
22 12 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 12 (7.89%) UNIX
22 12 (7.89%) ISO 9001
23 11 (7.24%) VB

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BusinessObjects XI 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 XI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.29%) WebLogic
1 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.63%) AquaLogic
3 3 (1.97%) SAS
4 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) MS Office
3 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (7.24%) CODA-Financials
2 3 (1.97%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.66%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.66%) Summit
4 1 (0.66%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) DNS
2 2 (1.32%) 3G
2 2 (1.32%) 2G
2 2 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.32%) 4G
3 1 (0.66%) SAN
3 1 (0.66%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.24%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (30.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 30 (19.74%) BusinessObjects
4 29 (19.08%) SQL Server
5 20 (13.16%) Oracle Database
6 19 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 14 (9.21%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (7.24%) QlikView
10 9 (5.92%) RDBMS
10 9 (5.92%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (5.92%) Data Mart
10 9 (5.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (5.26%) Star Schema
12 7 (4.61%) DB2
12 7 (4.61%) PowerCenter
12 7 (4.61%) SAP BW
12 7 (4.61%) DB2 UDB
12 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (4.61%) BODI
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Toad
2 3 (1.97%) JIRA
3 2 (1.32%) ERwin
3 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 74 (48.68%) Finance
2 31 (20.39%) Banking
3 12 (7.89%) Retail
4 6 (3.95%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.66%) Billing
9 1 (0.66%) French Language
Job Titles
1 74 (48.68%) Developer
2 43 (28.29%) Analyst
3 39 (25.66%) Business Developer
4 34 (22.37%) Business Objects Developer
5 21 (13.82%) Consultant
6 16 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 11 (7.24%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.58%) Financial Analyst
8 10 (6.58%) Data Analyst
9 9 (5.92%) MI Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Data Consultant
10 8 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 8 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Applications Support
11 7 (4.61%) ETL Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Business Objects Consultant
11 7 (4.61%) Business Consultant
11 7 (4.61%) Report Developer
12 6 (3.95%) Business Objects Analyst
12 6 (3.95%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.21%) .NET
2 13 (8.55%) SAP XI
3 7 (4.61%) XML
4 4 (2.63%) Java EE
4 4 (2.63%) Middleware
5 2 (1.32%) MDX
6 1 (0.66%) HTML5
6 1 (0.66%) REST
6 1 (0.66%) Akka
6 1 (0.66%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.66%) Web Services
6 1 (0.66%) ODBC
6 1 (0.66%) J2EE
6 1 (0.66%) HTML
6 1 (0.66%) JMS
6 1 (0.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.95%) Derivative
3 6 (3.95%) Equities
3 6 (3.95%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.29%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (3.29%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.63%) Market Risk
5 4 (2.63%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.63%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.32%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.32%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.66%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.87%) Linux
2 12 (7.89%) UNIX
3 6 (3.95%) Windows
4 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.97%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (25.00%) ETL
3 26 (17.11%) Data Modelling
4 18 (11.84%) Business Analysis
5 14 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 7 (4.61%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (4.61%) Fund Management
8 6 (3.95%) Performance Management
8 6 (3.95%) Migration
8 6 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (3.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.29%) SOA
9 5 (3.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.63%) System Testing
10 4 (2.63%) Project Management
10 4 (2.63%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.63%) ITIL
10 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 92 (60.53%) SQL
2 21 (13.82%) PL/SQL
3 11 (7.24%) VB
3 11 (7.24%) Java
4 10 (6.58%) VB6
4 10 (6.58%) Perl
5 8 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.95%) VBA
7 5 (3.29%) C
8 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.66%) Scala
9 1 (0.66%) ABAP
9 1 (0.66%) VBScript
9 1 (0.66%) C#
9 1 (0.66%) C++
9 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.29%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) ISO 9001
2 7 (4.61%) SLA
3 5 (3.29%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.32%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.66%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.66%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) OpenView
2 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 137 (90.13%) Business Objects
2 48 (31.58%) Oracle
3 26 (17.11%) SAP
4 25 (16.45%) Informatica
5 16 (10.53%) Sybase
6 13 (8.55%) Tableau
7 11 (7.24%) CODA
8 9 (5.92%) Greenplum
9 7 (4.61%) Microsoft
9 7 (4.61%) Teradata
10 4 (2.63%) Altiris
10 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.63%) HP
11 3 (1.97%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (1.32%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.32%) Cognos
13 1 (0.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 1 (0.66%) Twitter
13 1 (0.66%) Siebel
13 1 (0.66%) IBM
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