Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 11 December 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 West
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 141 148
Rank change year-on-year -56 +7 -36
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 37 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 1.02% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.56% 5.27% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 37
South West median daily rate £438 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +20.00% -15.15%
10th Percentile £378 £279 £207
90th Percentile £513 £488 £450
England median daily rate £425 £440 £400
% change year-on-year -3.46% +10.05% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £12.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £19.42 £20.25
% change year-on-year +41.62% -4.11% -4.71%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,443 1,081 1,216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.31% 19.26% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 678 833
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £527 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 35
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -14.47% -8.43%
10th Percentile £18.59 £13.65 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.13 £58.75 £46.90
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.53% +17.27% -

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in the South West

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BusinessObjects in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in the South West

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the South West over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the South West

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in the South West

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Gloucestershire -11 19 £438 +3.55% 1
Bristol -30 12 £428 +10.32% 2
Wiltshire -32 5 £425 +6.25% 2
Somerset -5 1 £460 -
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 West region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 28 (75.68%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (51.35%) SQL
3 18 (48.65%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (43.24%) Finance
5 12 (32.43%) Tableau
6 11 (29.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 11 (29.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 10 (27.03%) SAP
8 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (24.32%) Power BI
9 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
10 7 (18.92%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (16.22%) ETL
12 5 (13.51%) Project Management
12 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (13.51%) Kimball Methodology
13 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
13 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (10.81%) Cognos
13 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
13 4 (10.81%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
13 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
14 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
14 3 (8.11%) SAP BW
14 3 (8.11%) ERwin
14 3 (8.11%) 3G
14 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (8.11%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) 3G
1 3 (8.11%) 4G
1 3 (8.11%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.70%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (29.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 11 (29.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 9 (24.32%) Power BI
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.81%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
5 3 (8.11%) SAP BW
5 3 (8.11%) SAP HANA
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.41%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.70%) Big Data
7 1 (2.70%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.70%) Lumira
7 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) ERwin
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Data Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Business Data Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Data Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
7 4 (10.81%) Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Business Objects Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Business Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Consultant
8 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (8.11%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
8 3 (8.11%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 2 (5.41%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
3 7 (18.92%) Dimensional Modelling
4 6 (16.22%) ETL
5 5 (13.51%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.11%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.41%) Data Development
8 2 (5.41%) Data Management
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Transition
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.70%) Information Management
9 1 (2.70%) Migration
9 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) IFRS
1 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Tableau
2 10 (27.03%) SAP
3 4 (10.81%) Cognos
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Teradata
6 1 (2.70%) Cognizant
6 1 (2.70%) IBM