Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 151 174
Rank change year-on-year -38 +23 -29
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 25 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.93% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.23% 4.35% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 18
South West median daily rate £413 £309 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.50% -17.60% -8.54%
10th Percentile £372 £263 £175
90th Percentile £444 £438 £440
England median daily rate £425 £404 £435
% change year-on-year +5.20% -7.13% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
South West median hourly rate £13.70 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.11% - -
England median hourly rate £21.83 £36.50 £24.66
% change year-on-year -40.21% +48.01% +41.95%

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 1,119 1,080 1,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.75% 21.28% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 714 649
South West median daily rate £450 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £298 £260
90th Percentile £600 £550 £525
England median daily rate £488 £475 £447
% change year-on-year +2.63% +6.26% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 29
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.11% -8.75% +17.65%
10th Percentile £10.13 £20.75 £22.40
90th Percentile £49.00 £83.50 £43.15
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £29.82
% change year-on-year +9.38% +7.33% +8.42%

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 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 20 May 2019. 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
Bristol -25 9 £400 +8.84%
Gloucestershire -12 8 £425 +0.59%
Wiltshire -31 6 £400 +31.58% 1
Somerset +8 1 £425 +41.67%
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (28.00%) Power BI
4 7 (28.00%) Power Platform
5 6 (24.00%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (24.00%) ETL
5 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (20.00%) SAP
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (16.00%) HP
7 4 (16.00%) SPSS
7 4 (16.00%) NHS
8 3 (12.00%) Windows
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle
8 3 (12.00%) QlikView
8 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.00%) Retail Finance

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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SPSS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Power Platform
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) Power BI
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (24.00%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.00%) QlikView
6 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (4.00%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.00%) DataStage
7 1 (4.00%) MySQL
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.00%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Business Developer
3 8 (32.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) DBA
4 4 (16.00%) Information Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
5 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Report Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modeller
7 1 (4.00%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) NHS
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (24.00%) ETL
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Document Management
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) LexisNexis
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) iManage
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica
5 1 (4.00%) Intapp
5 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (4.00%) Teradata