Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 223 190
Rank change year-on-year -53 -33 +5
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 100 135 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.87% 1.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 4.39% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 71 134
South East median daily rate £425 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +12.32% -12.88%
10th Percentile £363 £285 £215
90th Percentile £577 £538 £524
England median daily rate £410 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -3.53% +1.19% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 15
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.35% -39.29%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £20.14
% change year-on-year +12.90% +53.96% -25.43%

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 3,396 3,078 3,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.23% 19.78% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,085 1,852 2,407
South East median daily rate £438 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £302 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 69 110
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.50% -39.62% -11.67%
10th Percentile £13.78 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £46.30 £51.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +12.07% +11.54% -13.33%

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 April 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 April 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 +14 42 £455 +42.75% 2
Thames Valley -51 31 £413 +4.17% 7
Berkshire -15 27 £450 +9.09% 2
Hampshire -19 14 £440 +36.33% 5
Surrey -25 10 £420 -16.00% 2
Oxfordshire -5 3 £375 +25.00% 3
Kent - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -33 1 - - 2
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 56 (56.00%) SAP
2 44 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (37.00%) Finance
4 31 (31.00%) SQL
5 26 (26.00%) Telecoms
5 26 (26.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 25 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (25.00%) ERP
7 24 (24.00%) SAP Data Services
8 23 (23.00%) SAP ERP
8 23 (23.00%) Analytics
9 22 (22.00%) Master Data Management
9 22 (22.00%) Big Data
9 22 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (20.00%) CRM
10 20 (20.00%) Migration
11 19 (19.00%) Data Modelling
12 18 (18.00%) SAP PSCD
13 17 (17.00%) Revenue Management
13 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (16.00%) Data Quality
14 16 (16.00%) SAP XI
15 15 (15.00%) webMethods
15 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
15 15 (15.00%) CCA
15 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
15 15 (15.00%) General Ledger
15 15 (15.00%) Accounts Payable
15 15 (15.00%) Accounts Receivable
16 14 (14.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 (8.00%) MS Project Server
2 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (26.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (14.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (11.00%) MS Visio
4 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (23.00%) SAP ERP
2 18 (18.00%) SAP PSCD
3 6 (6.00%) SAP FI
4 4 (4.00%) SAP CO
4 4 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (3.00%) SAP BPC
6 2 (2.00%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (2.00%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (2.00%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (2.00%) SAP MDG
6 2 (2.00%) SAP MM
6 2 (2.00%) SAP PS
6 2 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (1.00%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.00%) Slack
2 4 (4.00%) Trello
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) DHCP
1 4 (4.00%) DNS
1 4 (4.00%) Firewall
1 4 (4.00%) Internet
1 4 (4.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (4.00%) Network Security
1 4 (4.00%) SSL
1 4 (4.00%) Wireless
2 2 (2.00%) SMS
3 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (24.00%) SAP Data Services
3 22 (22.00%) Big Data
4 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (12.00%) Data Mining
6 10 (10.00%) QlikView
6 10 (10.00%) SAP BW
7 8 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (5.00%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (5.00%) Power BI
9 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
11 3 (3.00%) Data Lake
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (3.00%) SSDT
12 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) LSMW
1 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.00%) Subversion
2 3 (3.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.00%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (37.00%) Finance
2 26 (26.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (15.00%) General Ledger
4 6 (6.00%) Retail
5 5 (5.00%) Marketing
6 3 (3.00%) Billing
7 2 (2.00%) Back Office
8 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (27.00%) Consultant
2 26 (26.00%) Analyst
2 26 (26.00%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (12.00%) Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Project Planner
7 7 (7.00%) Business Change Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Business Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Change Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Data Business Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Data Insight Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Insight Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Insight Data Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Architect
9 5 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) SAP XI
2 7 (7.00%) .NET
3 4 (4.00%) BAPI
3 4 (4.00%) Regular Expression
3 4 (4.00%) Web Services
3 4 (4.00%) XML
4 3 (3.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.00%) jQuery
5 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 2 (2.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.00%) PMI
3 7 (7.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.00%) CMDB
6 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (5.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.00%) CentOS
3 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (25.00%) ERP
3 23 (23.00%) Analytics
4 22 (22.00%) Master Data Management
5 20 (20.00%) CRM
5 20 (20.00%) Migration
6 19 (19.00%) Data Modelling
7 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (17.00%) Revenue Management
8 15 (15.00%) Accounts Payable
8 15 (15.00%) Accounts Receivable
9 13 (13.00%) Data Analysis
9 13 (13.00%) ETL
10 12 (12.00%) PRINCE2
11 10 (10.00%) Data Governance
12 9 (9.00%) Data Cleansing
12 9 (9.00%) Data Migration
12 9 (9.00%) Project Management
12 9 (9.00%) Visualisation
13 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) SQL
2 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.00%) VBA
4 7 (7.00%) C#
5 3 (3.00%) ABAP
5 3 (3.00%) C++
5 3 (3.00%) Java
5 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.00%) VBScript
6 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.00%) CCA
2 9 (9.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.00%) Degree
3 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) ISEB
4 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.00%) PMO
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
1 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (56.00%) SAP
2 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.00%) webMethods
3 13 (13.00%) Tableau
4 10 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.00%) Cisco
5 4 (4.00%) Citrix
5 4 (4.00%) Dell
5 4 (4.00%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (4.00%) Informatica
6 3 (3.00%) Cognos
7 2 (2.00%) Ariba
7 2 (2.00%) BMC
7 2 (2.00%) Borland
7 2 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.00%) Remedy
8 1 (1.00%) Brio
8 1 (1.00%) Niku