The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 70 52
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 5 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.62% 0.22% 2.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.91% 0.98% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 19
Median daily rate £325 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.06% -22.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £322 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £396
% change year-on-year -3.12% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Bristol with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 128 204 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.76% 22.34% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 160 184
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £454 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Bristol

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) SAP
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) QlikView
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Optimisation
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (25.00%) Clustering
6 3 (25.00%) VBA
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) Ingres
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (25.00%) Data Encryption
7 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) ERwin

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) Ingres
4 3 (25.00%) QlikView
5 2 (16.67%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (8.33%) Lumira
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ERwin
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QlikView Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Data Encryption
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Optimisation
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau