Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 3 August 2020 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 221 229
Rank change year-on-year +105 +8 -55
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 13 22 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.21% 1.25% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 17
Median daily rate £288 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.24% +16.80% -10.10%
10th Percentile £255 £385 £363
90th Percentile £485 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £400 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -23.81% +16.80% -10.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 588 1,755 1,809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.51% 26.70% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 1,389 1,442
Median daily rate £511 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.62% - +2.44%
10th Percentile £375 £397 £366
90th Percentile £688 £676 £688
Central London median daily rate £518 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -1.43% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.57 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +102.57% -4.32%
10th Percentile £21.35 £22.25 £19.50
90th Percentile £40.10 £60.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year - +57.30% -3.23%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in the City of London

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in the City of London

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BusinessObjects in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the City of London

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in the City of London

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the City of London region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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
London Bridge - 1 £400 -
BusinessObjects
Central London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) SAP
3 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Power BI
4 4 (30.77%) Power Platform
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
5 3 (23.08%) Skype
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 3 (23.08%) XenApp
5 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) ETL

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP BPC
2 1 (7.69%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Power Platform
2 2 (15.38%) Azure
3 1 (7.69%) AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
1 3 (23.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (30.77%) Power BI
3 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Data Mart
5 1 (7.69%) Pentaho
5 1 (7.69%) QlikView
5 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (7.69%) SAS EBI
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
1 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Anaconda
1 1 (7.69%) D3.js
1 1 (7.69%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Deep Learning
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) ABAP
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) R
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ACCA
1 1 (7.69%) CIMA
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
2 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Tableau
5 1 (7.69%) Alteryx
5 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
5 1 (7.69%) Cloudera
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos
5 1 (7.69%) Sun