Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 281 233
Rank change year-on-year -7 -48 -94
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 93 99 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 0.59% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.59% 2.80% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 63 95
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £307 £300 £277
90th Percentile £580 £500 £495
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £19.19
% change year-on-year +84.21% -0.98% -11.27%

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 3,596 3,540 3,379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.60% 21.03% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,334 2,248 2,020
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £275
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 89
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +55.25% -2.23%
10th Percentile £18.26 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £59.25 £50.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year +10.24% +13.39% +0.79%

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 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +4 27 £450 +25.87% 1
Thames Valley +5 21 £363 -8.23% 1
Surrey -20 20 £374 -6.50% 1
Hampshire -16 19 £500 +13.64% 7
Berkshire -23 13 £350 -22.22%
Oxfordshire +11 5 £425 +13.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 2 £575 +65.47%
Kent +3 2 £320 -36.00% 1
Middlesex +12 1 - -
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (60.22%) SAP
2 40 (43.01%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (26.88%) Finance
4 24 (25.81%) SQL
5 22 (23.66%) Oracle
6 18 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (19.35%) CRM
6 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (17.20%) SAP BW
7 16 (17.20%) Project Management
7 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (16.13%) SAP Data Services
9 14 (15.05%) SAP PSCD
9 14 (15.05%) Revenue Management
9 14 (15.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 14 (15.05%) webMethods
9 14 (15.05%) ETL
10 13 (13.98%) Telecoms
10 13 (13.98%) Validation
10 13 (13.98%) Migration
10 13 (13.98%) Analytics
10 13 (13.98%) Master Data Management
11 12 (12.90%) SAP HANA
11 12 (12.90%) ERP
11 12 (12.90%) ABAP
11 12 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (11.83%) Data Modelling
12 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.83%) Visualisation

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 10 (10.75%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.60%) SAS
3 5 (5.38%) IIS
4 4 (4.30%) Confluence
4 4 (4.30%) SAP Portal
5 3 (3.23%) NetWeaver
5 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.15%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (15.05%) SAP PSCD
2 10 (10.75%) SAP ERP
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (3.23%) SAP HR
3 3 (3.23%) SAP PM
4 2 (2.15%) Global One
4 2 (2.15%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.15%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (2.15%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.08%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.08%) SAP MDG
5 1 (1.08%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (1.08%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) SMS
1 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (17.20%) SAP BW
3 15 (16.13%) SAP Data Services
4 14 (15.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 12 (12.90%) SAP HANA
6 9 (9.68%) Lumira
7 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
8 6 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
8 6 (6.45%) Power BI
8 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (5.38%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (5.38%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (4.30%) PowerCenter
11 3 (3.23%) Data Lake
11 3 (3.23%) MS Access
11 3 (3.23%) OLAP
11 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) JIRA
2 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.15%) LSMW
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.15%) Subversion
4 2 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.08%) CA Gen
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 13 (13.98%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.75%) General Ledger
4 6 (6.45%) Publishing
5 4 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.23%) Billing
6 3 (3.23%) Marketing
7 2 (2.15%) Retail
8 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (41.94%) Developer
2 23 (24.73%) Analyst
2 23 (24.73%) Consultant
3 19 (20.43%) SAP Consultant
4 12 (12.90%) SAP Developer
5 9 (9.68%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 8 (8.60%) ABAP Developer
7 7 (7.53%) ETL Developer
7 7 (7.53%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Business Developer
8 6 (6.45%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Report Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) SAP Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
10 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) SAP XI
2 9 (9.68%) XML
3 5 (5.38%) Web Services
4 4 (4.30%) .NET
4 4 (4.30%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (3.23%) XSLT
6 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.15%) BAPI
6 2 (2.15%) HTML
6 2 (2.15%) jQuery
7 1 (1.08%) CORBA
7 1 (1.08%) J2EE
7 1 (1.08%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) FMCG
6 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Unix
1 6 (6.45%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Solaris
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.35%) CRM
3 16 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (17.20%) Project Management
4 14 (15.05%) ETL
4 14 (15.05%) Revenue Management
5 13 (13.98%) Analytics
5 13 (13.98%) Master Data Management
5 13 (13.98%) Migration
5 13 (13.98%) Validation
6 12 (12.90%) ERP
7 11 (11.83%) Data Modelling
7 11 (11.83%) Visualisation
8 10 (10.75%) Accounts Receivable
9 9 (9.68%) Accounts Payable
9 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
10 8 (8.60%) Process Improvement
10 8 (8.60%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.81%) SQL
2 12 (12.90%) ABAP
3 10 (10.75%) PL/SQL
4 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.53%) Java
6 4 (4.30%) C#
7 2 (2.15%) C++
7 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.15%) VB
7 2 (2.15%) VBScript
8 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.75%) CCA
3 7 (7.53%) Degree
4 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.23%) PMO
3 1 (1.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 56 (60.22%) SAP
2 22 (23.66%) Oracle
3 14 (15.05%) webMethods
4 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.53%) Informatica
6 6 (6.45%) Tableau
7 5 (5.38%) Remedy
8 4 (4.30%) Adobe
8 4 (4.30%) Cloudera
8 4 (4.30%) Workday
9 3 (3.23%) Google
9 3 (3.23%) Thunderhead
10 2 (2.15%) BT
11 1 (1.08%) Netezza
11 1 (1.08%) Pega
11 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.08%) Virgin Media