The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for BusinessObjects skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 91 92
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 17 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.94% 1.20% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.93% 8.33% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 13
Median daily rate £450 £385 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -19.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £504 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +14.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.53 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% -33.33%  

BusinessObjects is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 345 336 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.05% 14.45% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 188 219
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in Berkshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BusinessObjects in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Berkshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in Berkshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Berkshire

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Maidenhead - 6 £575 -
Reading +5 2 £475 +13.09% 2
Bracknell +3 1 - -
BusinessObjects
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (36.11%) SAP
6 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (27.78%) PMI
7 10 (27.78%) PMI Certification
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (27.78%) MS Visio
7 10 (27.78%) MS Project Server
8 9 (25.00%) Marketing
8 9 (25.00%) Finance
9 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (22.22%) Demand Management
9 8 (22.22%) Dependency Management
9 8 (22.22%) Gantt Chart
10 7 (19.44%) PMO
10 7 (19.44%) Analytics
11 6 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
11 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) Project Management
12 5 (13.89%) SAP HANA
12 5 (13.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 5 (13.89%) BusinessObjects Dashboards

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 10 (27.78%) MS Project Server
2 3 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Project
1 10 (27.78%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.89%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
2 5 (13.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (13.89%) SAP HANA
3 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.33%) Big Data
4 3 (8.33%) DB2
4 3 (8.33%) SAP BW
5 2 (5.56%) QlikView
6 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.78%) Lumira
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) XMLSpy
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
1 9 (25.00%) Marketing
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) PMO Planner
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Business Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Planner
4 3 (8.33%) Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) SAP Architect
4 3 (8.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) ERP Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Project Planner
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce Marketing Manager
6 1 (2.78%) PMO Coordinator
6 1 (2.78%) Product Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) SAP BI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) XML
1 4 (11.11%) XSD
2 1 (2.78%) EDI
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.78%) PMI
3 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Life Science
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
4 8 (22.22%) Demand Management
4 8 (22.22%) Dependency Management
4 8 (22.22%) Gantt Chart
4 8 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (19.44%) Analytics
6 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
7 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
8 4 (11.11%) ETL
8 4 (11.11%) Global Marketing
8 4 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) Service Management
9 3 (8.33%) ITSM
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.33%) COBOL
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) SAP
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) Thunderhead
5 3 (8.33%) Ab Initio
5 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 3 (8.33%) Teradata
6 2 (5.56%) Google
6 2 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) hybris
7 1 (2.78%) Informatica
7 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com