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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 106 114
Rank change year-on-year +30 +8  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 19 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.05% 0.61% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.04% 4.44% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 23
Median daily rate £396 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £358 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £430 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £396
% change year-on-year -3.12% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year +70.58% -14.46%  

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 270 338 373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.86% 13.73% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 219 214
Median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 6
Median hourly rate £9.50 £11.56 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.83% -79.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

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 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 28 March 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
Reading +15 5 £413 -2.94%
Bracknell +6 5 £425 -
Slough +7 3 £359 +8.30%
BusinessObjects
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 27 (71.05%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) SAP
4 12 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (23.68%) Marketing
5 9 (23.68%) Oracle
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
6 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.42%) Analytics
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
7 7 (18.42%) Finance
8 6 (15.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
9 5 (13.16%) Service Management
9 5 (13.16%) ITIL
9 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
9 5 (13.16%) SAS
10 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
10 4 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (10.53%) XML
10 4 (10.53%) XSD
10 4 (10.53%) Thunderhead
10 4 (10.53%) Teradata
10 4 (10.53%) Global Marketing
10 4 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.89%) Information Governance
11 3 (7.89%) Information Management

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 5 (13.16%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP GRC
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
5 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
6 4 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) Big Data
7 2 (5.26%) DB2
7 2 (5.26%) QlikView
7 2 (5.26%) SAP BW
7 2 (5.26%) SAP HANA
8 1 (2.63%) CloverETL
8 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.63%) Lumira
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.63%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (23.68%) Marketing
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Business Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Business Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) SSIS Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Business Data Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Information Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) XML
1 4 (10.53%) XSD
2 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) CSS3
2 1 (2.63%) DOM
2 1 (2.63%) Handlebars
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) LESS
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Analytics
4 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Service Management
5 4 (10.53%) Global Marketing
6 3 (7.89%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) ETL
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Information Governance
6 3 (7.89%) Information Management
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Data Management
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.26%) COBOL
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) SAP
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (10.53%) Teradata
3 4 (10.53%) Thunderhead
4 2 (5.26%) Ab Initio
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) Talend