Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 16 February 2019 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 65 49
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16 -30
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.63% 0.58% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.12% 1.91% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £290 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.89% - -
UK median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.47% +6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 - £10.00
UK median hourly rate £27.75 £31.75 £26.72
% change year-on-year -12.60% +18.82% +24.28%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 98 157 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.70% 30.54% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 105 84
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +2.38% +34.40%
10th Percentile £243 £316 £360
90th Percentile £471 £622 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 £16.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.25% +11.58% -
10th Percentile £22.05 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £141.60 £36.50 £27.75
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £34.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.65% +24.55% -0.90%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in Northern Ireland

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Northern Ireland

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Northern Ireland

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. 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
County Antrim +24 6 £290 +28.89%
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (100.00%) ERP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 6 (100.00%) IFS
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) COM

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Hyperion Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) ERP
1 6 (100.00%) Process Improvement
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 6 (100.00%) IFS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle