Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 152 120
Rank change year-on-year +5 -32 -5
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 59 52 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.04% 0.91% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.41% 4.30% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 83
South West median daily rate £420 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -15.15% +10.00%
10th Percentile £285 £179 £313
90th Percentile £488 £443 £500
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £12.00 -
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 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 1090 1209 1520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.23% 21.26% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 843 1138
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £276 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 40
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -25.35% +27.93%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.80 £56.53
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.75 £27.64
% change year-on-year +15.32% +0.40% +12.82%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Gloucestershire +20 20 £423 +12.67% 1
Bristol -4 19 £388 +16.98% 5
Wiltshire +2 14 £400 +51.23%
Dorset +4 3 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
Devon - 1 £450 - 1
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 37 (62.71%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (45.76%) SQL
3 24 (40.68%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (38.98%) Finance
5 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
6 20 (33.90%) SAP
7 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Excel
9 13 (22.03%) Data Analysis
10 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.64%) Oracle
12 10 (16.95%) ETL
13 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
14 8 (13.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 7 (11.86%) Performance Management
15 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (11.86%) Analytics
15 7 (11.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 7 (11.86%) IBM
15 7 (11.86%) Migration
15 7 (11.86%) Scrum
16 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (10.17%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
17 5 (8.47%) Java
17 5 (8.47%) SAS
17 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
17 5 (8.47%) JIRA
17 5 (8.47%) Retail

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 5 (8.47%) SAS
2 4 (6.78%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) 3G
1 2 (3.39%) 4G
1 2 (3.39%) SMS
2 1 (1.69%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.69%) 5G
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.69%) DSL
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 7 (11.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (10.17%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.78%) SAP BW
7 4 (6.78%) SAP HANA
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (5.08%) Base SAS
8 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (5.08%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.39%) Big Data
9 2 (3.39%) Lumira
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JIRA
2 4 (6.78%) ERwin
3 2 (3.39%) Toad
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Analyst
2 19 (32.20%) Developer
3 15 (25.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 11 (18.64%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Business Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Business Data Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.08%) MI Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Programmer
8 3 (5.08%) Report Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Commercial Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Insight Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) J2EE
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
1 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.69%) Solaris
1 1 (1.69%) Unix
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (22.03%) Data Analysis
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.95%) ETL
5 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
6 7 (11.86%) Analytics
6 7 (11.86%) Migration
6 7 (11.86%) Performance Management
6 7 (11.86%) Scrum
7 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
8 5 (8.47%) Kanban
9 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.78%) Change Control
9 4 (6.78%) Change Management
9 4 (6.78%) Data Architecture
9 4 (6.78%) Data Management
9 4 (6.78%) SDLC
10 3 (5.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
3 5 (8.47%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) SAS Macro
4 3 (5.08%) VBA
5 1 (1.69%) ABAP
5 1 (1.69%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) SAP
2 11 (18.64%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) IBM
4 5 (8.47%) Tableau
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.78%) Thunderhead
6 2 (3.39%) Adobe
6 2 (3.39%) Citrix
6 2 (3.39%) Teradata
7 1 (1.69%) BMC
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco
7 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.69%) Cognos
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Informatica
7 1 (1.69%) Netezza
7 1 (1.69%) Remedy
7 1 (1.69%) Siebel
7 1 (1.69%) Sybase
7 1 (1.69%) VMware