Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 2018 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
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 117 147
Rank change year-on-year -26 +30 -10
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 21 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.53% 1.08% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.03% 6.48% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 22
Berkshire median daily rate £434 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.15% +4.96% -21.40%
10th Percentile £354 £353 £288
90th Percentile £601 £489 £650
South East median daily rate £425 £383 £363
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.52% -11.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £12.67
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 £13.17
% change year-on-year - +70.91% -43.38%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 693 633 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.51% 16.70% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 327 433
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +0.61% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £284 £266
90th Percentile £588 £557 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £39.50 £9.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +315.79% -17.39% -66.18%
10th Percentile £11.35 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £58.88 £47.80 £15.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +135.29% -26.09% -23.33%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 6 £475 +15.15%
Maidenhead -5 3 - -
Newbury -16 3 - -
Slough -9 2 £355 +1.43% 3
Bracknell -5 1 £425 - 1
BusinessObjects
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
4 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
5 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 8 (38.10%) PMI
6 8 (38.10%) PMI Certification
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (38.10%) MS Project Server
6 8 (38.10%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (33.33%) Dependency Management
7 7 (33.33%) Project Planning
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
8 6 (28.57%) Project Management
8 6 (28.57%) Analytics
9 5 (23.81%) Gantt Chart
9 5 (23.81%) SAP
10 4 (19.05%) Oracle
10 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (19.05%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (19.05%) QlikView
11 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
11 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
11 3 (14.29%) Scorecard
11 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 3 (14.29%) Informatica

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 8 (38.10%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy AR System
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (9.52%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (19.05%) QlikView
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) Lumira
3 2 (9.52%) Power BI
3 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) MS Access
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Project Planner
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Designer
2 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Architect
4 1 (4.76%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SAP BW Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (38.10%) PMI
3 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (9.52%) CMDB
5 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
3 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (38.10%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (33.33%) Dependency Management
5 7 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 6 (28.57%) Analytics
6 6 (28.57%) Project Management
7 5 (23.81%) Gantt Chart
8 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
8 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 3 (14.29%) Scorecard
9 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
9 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
9 2 (9.52%) Data Management
9 2 (9.52%) ETL
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) ITSM
9 2 (9.52%) Service Management
9 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) SAP
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Informatica
5 2 (9.52%) BMC
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Remedy
5 2 (9.52%) Tableau