Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 229 134
Rank change year-on-year -50 -95 +59
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 99 153 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.92% 1.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.80% 4.53% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 95 165
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £275
90th Percentile £500 £495 £525
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
South East median hourly rate - - £37.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.19 £21.63
% change year-on-year -0.98% -11.27% -15.20%

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 3537 3376 4326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.02% 20.30% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2246 2017 2558
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £523
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 89 95
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.25% -2.23% +12.00%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +12.24%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -42 39 £395 -0.25% 7
Berkshire -9 27 £450 +13.64%
Surrey -5 25 £400 +3.23% 2
Hampshire -11 14 £440 +39.43% 3
West Sussex -18 9 £358 -1.38% 1
Buckinghamshire -44 8 £348 -13.13% 2
Oxfordshire +6 4 £375 +7.14% 5
East Sussex - 3 £290 -
Middlesex +6 2 £335 -19.76%
Kent -12 2 £500 +25.00%
Isle of Wight - 2 £157 -
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 50 (50.51%) SQL
2 41 (41.41%) SAP
3 29 (29.29%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (26.26%) Finance
5 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Excel
6 20 (20.20%) ETL
7 18 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.16%) Migration
9 16 (16.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (13.13%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (12.12%) ERP
12 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (12.12%) Data Migration
12 12 (12.12%) SAP Data Services
12 12 (12.12%) Analytics
13 11 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 11 (11.11%) QlikView
14 10 (10.10%) Oracle
14 10 (10.10%) Validation
15 9 (9.09%) Change Management
15 9 (9.09%) Firewall
15 9 (9.09%) Linux
15 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
15 9 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
15 9 (9.09%) Data Analysis
15 9 (9.09%) Visualisation
16 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (2.02%) NetWeaver
1 2 (2.02%) SAS
2 1 (1.01%) Apache
2 1 (1.01%) CMS
2 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.01%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.01%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.01%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) SAP MM
2 4 (4.04%) Lawson
2 4 (4.04%) SAP ERP
2 4 (4.04%) SAP MDG
2 4 (4.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.04%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (3.03%) iTrent
4 2 (2.02%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.02%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) Force.com
2 1 (1.01%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) Firewall
2 8 (8.08%) DNS
3 7 (7.07%) DHCP
3 7 (7.07%) Internet
3 7 (7.07%) NetScaler
3 7 (7.07%) Network Security
3 7 (7.07%) SSL
3 7 (7.07%) Wireless
4 4 (4.04%) SMS
5 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (16.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (13.13%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (12.12%) SAP Data Services
6 11 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 11 (11.11%) QlikView
7 8 (8.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.08%) SAP BW
7 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (6.06%) Lumira
9 5 (5.05%) Big Data
9 5 (5.05%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
10 4 (4.04%) OLAP
11 3 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) LSMW
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 26 (26.26%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Military
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
5 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (39.39%) Analyst
2 22 (22.22%) Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Report Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Consultant
5 9 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (8.08%) SQL Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) SAP Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Data Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Data Migration Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) SAP Data Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) Regular Expression
2 5 (5.05%) Web Services
3 4 (4.04%) .NET
3 4 (4.04%) BAPI
3 4 (4.04%) Middleware
4 2 (2.02%) CSS
4 2 (2.02%) REST
4 2 (2.02%) SAP MI
4 2 (2.02%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (2.02%) SOAP
4 2 (2.02%) XML
4 2 (2.02%) XSLT
5 1 (1.01%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.01%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.01%) HTML
5 1 (1.01%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.04%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.02%) NHS
4 2 (2.02%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.01%) Life Science
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) PMI
5 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) Linux
2 7 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.06%) CentOS
4 3 (3.03%) Unix
5 2 (2.02%) Windows
6 1 (1.01%) Solaris
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (20.20%) ETL
3 16 (16.16%) Migration
4 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.12%) Analytics
4 12 (12.12%) Data Migration
4 12 (12.12%) ERP
5 10 (10.10%) Validation
6 9 (9.09%) Change Management
6 9 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 9 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
6 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 9 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 8 (8.08%) Cutover Planning
7 8 (8.08%) Data Integration
7 8 (8.08%) ITIL
7 8 (8.08%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.08%) Project Management
8 7 (7.07%) Data Management
8 7 (7.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 50 (50.51%) SQL
2 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.03%) Java
4 2 (2.02%) Python
4 2 (2.02%) SAPscript
5 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.01%) C#
5 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.01%) Perl
5 1 (1.01%) R
5 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) ISEB
2 6 (6.06%) Degree
3 5 (5.05%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.01%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (41.41%) SAP
2 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.10%) Oracle
4 8 (8.08%) Cisco
4 8 (8.08%) Citrix
5 7 (7.07%) CheckPoint
5 7 (7.07%) Dell
5 7 (7.07%) Extreme Networks
6 6 (6.06%) HP
7 5 (5.05%) Cognos
7 5 (5.05%) Informatica
7 5 (5.05%) Sage
7 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (5.05%) Tableau
8 3 (3.03%) Workday
9 2 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (2.02%) Sybase
10 1 (1.01%) IBM
10 1 (1.01%) Siebel
10 1 (1.01%) TIBCO