Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 255 190
Rank change year-on-year -6 -65 -3
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 119 108 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 0.68% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.30% 3.18% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 57 139
South East median daily rate £425 £378 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% +4.14% -9.38%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £248
90th Percentile £575 £500 £509
England median daily rate £415 £448 £400
% change year-on-year -7.26% +11.88% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 £12.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +77.65% -43.71%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.49 £15.00
% change year-on-year +42.94% +63.23% -29.82%

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 3,605 3,397 3,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.13% 21.24% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,247 2,095 2,435
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £548
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 81 101
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.16% -50.00% +52.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £33.00 £29.56 £28.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% +3.72% +14.00%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +31 47 £475 +30.14%
Thames Valley -18 35 £389 -5.76% 4
Hampshire -2 21 £444 +28.53% 5
Berkshire -37 21 £379 -8.06% 3
Surrey -21 13 £337 -11.84% 6
Oxfordshire - 9 £384 - 1
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £550 +27.91%
Kent - 2 - -
East Sussex -16 1 - -
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 81 (68.07%) SAP
2 58 (48.74%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (40.34%) Finance
4 31 (26.05%) Telecoms
4 31 (26.05%) CRM
4 31 (26.05%) Analytics
5 29 (24.37%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (23.53%) SQL
7 26 (21.85%) ERP
7 26 (21.85%) Master Data Management
7 26 (21.85%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (21.85%) SAP Data Services
8 25 (21.01%) SAP PSCD
9 24 (20.17%) Revenue Management
10 23 (19.33%) SAP ERP
10 23 (19.33%) Oracle
11 22 (18.49%) webMethods
12 21 (17.65%) Data Modelling
13 20 (16.81%) SAP BW
13 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
13 20 (16.81%) SAP XI
13 20 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (15.97%) General Ledger
14 19 (15.97%) Migration
14 19 (15.97%) CCA
14 19 (15.97%) Accounts Receivable
15 18 (15.13%) Accounts Payable
15 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
16 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
16 17 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

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 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.20%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.52%) Confluence
3 3 (2.52%) Documentum
3 3 (2.52%) SAP Portal
4 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) SAP EP
Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 25 (21.01%) SAP PSCD
2 23 (19.33%) SAP ERP
3 8 (6.72%) SAP FI
4 4 (3.36%) SAP CO
4 4 (3.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (3.36%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (3.36%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (2.52%) Primavera
5 3 (2.52%) SAP BPC
5 3 (2.52%) SAP HR
5 3 (2.52%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (1.68%) Global One
6 2 (1.68%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (1.68%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.68%) SAP PS
6 2 (1.68%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.84%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.52%) SaaS
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (1.68%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 1 (0.84%) GitHub
4 1 (0.84%) Slack
4 1 (0.84%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) SMS
2 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.37%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (21.85%) SAP Data Services
3 20 (16.81%) SAP BW
3 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
4 17 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 13 (10.92%) Big Data
5 13 (10.92%) Power BI
6 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (8.40%) QlikView
8 8 (6.72%) SAP HANA
9 7 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.88%) Data Lake
9 7 (5.88%) Lumira
9 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database
10 6 (5.04%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (4.20%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (3.36%) MySQL
12 4 (3.36%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.36%) JIRA
2 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.68%) LSMW
4 2 (1.68%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.68%) Subversion
4 2 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (40.34%) Finance
2 31 (26.05%) Telecoms
3 19 (15.97%) General Ledger
4 9 (7.56%) Retail
5 6 (5.04%) Marketing
5 6 (5.04%) Publishing
6 3 (2.52%) Back Office
6 3 (2.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.84%) Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Local Government
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (26.05%) Consultant
2 27 (22.69%) Developer
3 26 (21.85%) SAP Consultant
4 19 (15.97%) Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) SAP Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Business Change Manager
6 8 (6.72%) Business Manager
6 8 (6.72%) Change Manager
7 7 (5.88%) Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 6 (5.04%) SAP FI Consultant
8 6 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.04%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.20%) ETL Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.20%) Project Planner
9 5 (4.20%) Report Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.36%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.81%) SAP XI
2 8 (6.72%) .NET
3 7 (5.88%) Web Services
4 6 (5.04%) XML
5 5 (4.20%) jQuery
6 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.52%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.52%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (2.52%) XSLT
7 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.68%) HTML
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 2 (1.68%) WCF
8 1 (0.84%) BAPI
8 1 (0.84%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.24%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.04%) PMI
5 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.68%) CMDB
6 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.68%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.84%) NHS
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.36%) Windows
2 2 (1.68%) Linux
2 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.74%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (26.05%) Analytics
2 31 (26.05%) CRM
3 26 (21.85%) ERP
3 26 (21.85%) Master Data Management
4 24 (20.17%) Revenue Management
5 21 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 20 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (15.97%) Accounts Receivable
7 19 (15.97%) Migration
8 18 (15.13%) Accounts Payable
9 16 (13.45%) ETL
10 14 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (10.08%) Project Management
11 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.40%) Visualisation
13 9 (7.56%) Data Analytics
14 8 (6.72%) Configuration Management
14 8 (6.72%) Data Governance
14 8 (6.72%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.53%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) ABAP
2 8 (6.72%) C#
2 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
2 8 (6.72%) PL/SQL
3 5 (4.20%) C++
4 4 (3.36%) VBA
5 3 (2.52%) Java
6 2 (1.68%) VB
6 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) CCA
2 9 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.88%) Degree
3 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.04%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.68%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.08%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.52%) PMO
3 1 (0.84%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.68%) Puppet
2 2 (1.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 81 (68.07%) SAP
2 23 (19.33%) Oracle
3 22 (18.49%) webMethods
4 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.24%) Tableau
6 6 (5.04%) Adobe
6 6 (5.04%) Informatica
7 4 (3.36%) Cloudera
7 4 (3.36%) Workday
8 3 (2.52%) Cognos
8 3 (2.52%) Infor
8 3 (2.52%) Kronos
9 2 (1.68%) Ariba
9 2 (1.68%) BMC
9 2 (1.68%) Borland
9 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.68%) Remedy
10 1 (0.84%) Brio
10 1 (0.84%) Niku
10 1 (0.84%) Teradata