Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 September 2018 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)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 269 218
Rank change year-on-year -5 -51 -45
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 117 108 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.66% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.26% 3.01% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 107
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £321 £295 £263
90th Percentile £575 £500 £493
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - £12.00
10th Percentile £25.25 - £10.73
90th Percentile £56.75 - £12.81
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year +57.94% +47.73% -26.18%

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 South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,588 3,591 3,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.65% 21.88% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,305 2,218 2,252
South East median daily rate £448 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.74% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £279 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 71 91
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -29.58% +42.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £58.00 £50.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £29.94
% change year-on-year -0.83% +0.20% +8.32%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in the South East

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in the South East

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the South East

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in the South East

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the South East

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
West Sussex +28 40 £478 +36.43% 1
Thames Valley -5 32 £388 -1.90% 5
Hampshire -11 21 £450 - 2
Surrey -25 19 £372 +2.27% 5
Berkshire -26 17 £363 -14.71% 3
Oxfordshire +11 9 £390 +4.00%
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £550 +46.67% 2
Kent +12 3 £320 -36.00% 4
Middlesex +8 1 - -
East Sussex -18 1 - -
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 88 (75.21%) SAP
2 54 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (38.46%) Finance
4 32 (27.35%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (25.64%) Analytics
6 27 (23.08%) CRM
6 27 (23.08%) Oracle
7 26 (22.22%) SQL
8 25 (21.37%) SAP Data Services
9 24 (20.51%) Master Data Management
10 22 (18.80%) ERP
10 22 (18.80%) Telecoms
10 22 (18.80%) SAP PSCD
11 20 (17.09%) Revenue Management
11 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (16.24%) SAP ERP
12 19 (16.24%) Migration
12 19 (16.24%) webMethods
12 19 (16.24%) Data Modelling
13 18 (15.38%) SAP BW
13 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 18 (15.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (14.53%) General Ledger
14 17 (14.53%) CCA
14 17 (14.53%) ETL
14 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Excel
14 17 (14.53%) SAP XI
14 17 (14.53%) Accounts Receivable
15 16 (13.68%) Accounts Payable

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.56%) Confluence
2 3 (2.56%) Documentum
2 3 (2.56%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.56%) SAP Portal
3 2 (1.71%) IIS
3 2 (1.71%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.85%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (18.80%) SAP PSCD
2 19 (16.24%) SAP ERP
3 5 (4.27%) SAP FI
3 5 (4.27%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (3.42%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (2.56%) Primavera
5 3 (2.56%) SAP HR
5 3 (2.56%) SAP PM
6 2 (1.71%) Global One
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.71%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.71%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.85%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.85%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Office 365
2 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.56%) SaaS
3 2 (1.71%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (1.71%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 2 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (21.37%) SAP Data Services
3 18 (15.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 18 (15.38%) SAP BW
3 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 15 (12.82%) SAP HANA
5 13 (11.11%) Big Data
6 12 (10.26%) Power BI
7 11 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (8.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.55%) QlikView
9 8 (6.84%) Lumira
10 7 (5.98%) Data Lake
11 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database
12 5 (4.27%) MS Access
12 5 (4.27%) MySQL
12 5 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (3.42%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.42%) JIRA
3 3 (2.56%) LSMW
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.71%) Subversion
4 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.85%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (38.46%) Finance
2 22 (18.80%) Telecoms
3 17 (14.53%) General Ledger
4 8 (6.84%) Marketing
4 8 (6.84%) Retail
5 6 (5.13%) Publishing
6 4 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (30.77%) Developer
2 27 (23.08%) Consultant
3 22 (18.80%) Analyst
3 22 (18.80%) SAP Consultant
4 16 (13.68%) SAP Developer
5 9 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Business Change Manager
6 8 (6.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Business Manager
6 8 (6.84%) Change Manager
7 7 (5.98%) ABAP Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 7 (5.98%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.98%) SAP Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) ETL Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.13%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 6 (5.13%) SAP FI Consultant
8 6 (5.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) SAP XI
2 8 (6.84%) Web Services
3 7 (5.98%) XML
4 6 (5.13%) .NET
5 4 (3.42%) XSLT
6 3 (2.56%) jQuery
6 3 (2.56%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.71%) BAPI
7 2 (1.71%) HTML
8 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.85%) EDI
8 1 (0.85%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.85%) J2EE
8 1 (0.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.71%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) NHS
7 1 (0.85%) PMI
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Unix
2 2 (1.71%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (25.64%) Analytics
3 27 (23.08%) CRM
4 24 (20.51%) Master Data Management
5 22 (18.80%) ERP
6 20 (17.09%) Revenue Management
7 19 (16.24%) Data Modelling
7 19 (16.24%) Migration
8 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (14.53%) Accounts Receivable
9 17 (14.53%) ETL
10 16 (13.68%) Accounts Payable
10 16 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (11.97%) Visualisation
12 13 (11.11%) Project Management
13 10 (8.55%) Data Analytics
13 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (7.69%) Data Governance
14 9 (7.69%) Data Integration
14 9 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.22%) SQL
2 10 (8.55%) PL/SQL
3 8 (6.84%) ABAP
4 6 (5.13%) C#
4 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.56%) C++
5 3 (2.56%) VB
6 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.71%) VBA
6 2 (1.71%) VBScript
7 1 (0.85%) Java
7 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) CCA
2 10 (8.55%) SC Cleared
2 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) Degree
4 2 (1.71%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.71%) Puppet
2 2 (1.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 88 (75.21%) SAP
2 27 (23.08%) Oracle
3 19 (16.24%) webMethods
4 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
5 12 (10.26%) Tableau
6 8 (6.84%) Informatica
7 6 (5.13%) Adobe
8 5 (4.27%) Remedy
9 4 (3.42%) Cloudera
9 4 (3.42%) Workday
10 3 (2.56%) Cognos
10 3 (2.56%) Infor
10 3 (2.56%) Kronos
11 2 (1.71%) BT
11 2 (1.71%) Google
11 2 (1.71%) Netezza
12 1 (0.85%) Niku
12 1 (0.85%) Pega
12 1 (0.85%) Teradata
12 1 (0.85%) Virgin Media