Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 234 151
Rank change year-on-year -37 -83 +32
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 102 129 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 0.83% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.98% 4.40% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 72 161
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £346 £267 £263
90th Percentile £535 £536 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +4.95% -4.72% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 14
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00% +15.38%
England median hourly rate £28.50 £26.72 £21.75
% change year-on-year +6.66% +22.85% -20.91%

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 3,421 2,935 3,938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.30% 18.90% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,158 1,776 2,397
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +5.13% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 68 115
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.20 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +161.63% -35.09% -22.06%
10th Percentile £14.85 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.30 £50.60
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +32.08% -1.85% -5.89%

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 21 February 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
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 21 February 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
Thames Valley -40 42 £386 -2.41% 6
Berkshire -22 29 £425 +7.32% 5
West Sussex -9 24 £413 +65.00% 1
Surrey -16 20 £425 -2.86% 6
Hampshire -11 14 £440 +36.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -38 7 £348 -10.32% 1
Oxfordshire -10 6 £375 +25.00%
Kent - 1 - - 1
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 45 (44.12%) SQL
2 42 (41.18%) SAP
3 35 (34.31%) Finance
4 33 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (22.55%) ERP
5 23 (22.55%) Migration
6 22 (21.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 22 (21.57%) SAP Data Services
7 21 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (19.61%) Data Management
9 19 (18.63%) Data Modelling
10 18 (17.65%) ETL
10 18 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
11 16 (15.69%) Master Data Management
12 15 (14.71%) SAP ERP
13 14 (13.73%) Big Data
14 13 (12.75%) Oracle
14 13 (12.75%) ITIL
14 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
14 13 (12.75%) Data Cleansing
14 13 (12.75%) Data Analysis
15 12 (11.76%) Data Migration
15 12 (11.76%) CRM
15 12 (11.76%) Data Quality
15 12 (11.76%) Analytics
16 11 (10.78%) Tableau
16 11 (10.78%) Data Mining

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 6 (5.88%) MS Project Server
2 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.92%) IIS
4 2 (1.96%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
5 1 (0.98%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.98%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.98%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 22 (21.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (9.80%) MS Visio
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (14.71%) SAP ERP
2 10 (9.80%) SAP PSCD
3 5 (4.90%) SAP MM
4 4 (3.92%) Lawson
4 4 (3.92%) SAP MDG
4 4 (3.92%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (2.94%) iTrent
5 3 (2.94%) SAP BPC
5 3 (2.94%) SAP CO
5 3 (2.94%) SAP FI
5 3 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.96%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (1.96%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.98%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.92%) Slack
2 4 (3.92%) Trello
3 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) Firewall
2 9 (8.82%) DNS
3 8 (7.84%) DHCP
3 8 (7.84%) Internet
3 8 (7.84%) NetScaler
3 8 (7.84%) Network Security
3 8 (7.84%) SSL
3 8 (7.84%) Wireless
4 5 (4.90%) SMS
5 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) SAP Data Services
2 18 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 14 (13.73%) Big Data
4 11 (10.78%) Data Mining
5 10 (9.80%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (9.80%) QlikView
6 8 (7.84%) SAP BW
7 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.92%) Geospatial Data
9 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.94%) SSDT
11 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (1.96%) DTS
11 2 (1.96%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) LSMW
2 4 (3.92%) Subversion
3 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (34.31%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.82%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.94%) Billing
5 2 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Local Government
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Analyst
2 22 (21.57%) Consultant
3 21 (20.59%) SAP Consultant
4 15 (14.71%) Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Data Analyst
6 9 (8.82%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.84%) Network Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Data Insight Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Insight Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Insight Data Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Project Planner
9 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Performance Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Data Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) Migration Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) SAP XI
2 8 (7.84%) Regular Expression
3 6 (5.88%) .NET
3 6 (5.88%) Web Services
3 6 (5.88%) XML
4 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.92%) BAPI
4 4 (3.92%) Middleware
5 2 (1.96%) CSS
5 2 (1.96%) XSLT
6 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.98%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.98%) Ajax
6 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.98%) HTML
6 1 (0.98%) jQuery
6 1 (0.98%) LINQ
6 1 (0.98%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.88%) PMI
3 5 (4.90%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.96%) CMDB
4 2 (1.96%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.98%) Clustering
5 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (6.86%) CentOS
4 4 (3.92%) Windows
5 3 (2.94%) Unix
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (22.55%) ERP
2 23 (22.55%) Migration
3 20 (19.61%) Data Management
4 19 (18.63%) Data Modelling
5 18 (17.65%) ETL
6 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (15.69%) Master Data Management
7 13 (12.75%) Data Analysis
7 13 (12.75%) Data Cleansing
7 13 (12.75%) ITIL
8 12 (11.76%) Analytics
8 12 (11.76%) CRM
8 12 (11.76%) Data Migration
9 11 (10.78%) Revenue Management
10 10 (9.80%) Service Management
10 10 (9.80%) Validation
11 9 (8.82%) Load Balancing
11 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
11 9 (8.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) SQL
2 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.86%) VBA
4 5 (4.90%) C#
5 3 (2.94%) ABAP
5 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.94%) VBScript
6 2 (1.96%) Java
6 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.98%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) Python
7 1 (0.98%) R
7 1 (0.98%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) CCA
2 6 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.90%) Degree
4 3 (2.94%) ISEB
4 3 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (41.18%) SAP
2 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.75%) Oracle
3 11 (10.78%) Tableau
4 10 (9.80%) webMethods
5 9 (8.82%) Cisco
5 9 (8.82%) Citrix
6 8 (7.84%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.84%) Dell
6 8 (7.84%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (4.90%) HP
7 5 (4.90%) Informatica
8 4 (3.92%) Sage
9 3 (2.94%) Cognos
9 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.94%) Workday
10 2 (1.96%) Ariba
10 2 (1.96%) BMC
10 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.96%) Remedy