The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 29 April 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 54 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 1 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.93% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 7.87% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £344 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +114.81% -40.00%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 113 89 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.15% 11.85% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 92
Median daily rate £368 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.18% -5.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £29.50 - £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year -4.61% +1.24%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Hertfordshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) 2G
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
1 2 (66.67%) MapBasic
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Huawei
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
1 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Greenplum
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 2G
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
1 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) MapBasic
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Huawei
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Greenplum
2 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP