The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 39 40 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 1.47% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% 9.23% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £300 £284 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.72% -5.41%  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 47 65 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 15.02% 15.93% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 35
Median daily rate £425 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.68% +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Cambridge

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Cambridge

BusinessObjects
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
2 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Migration

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
1 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft