Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant was £428 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 (BO) Consultant
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 876 885
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -35
Contract jobs requiring an SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant 25 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.021% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.022% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 9
UK median daily rate £428 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% +10.34% -17.14%
10th Percentile £344 £331 £321
90th Percentile £563 £488 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £471 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +17.81% +14.29% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 99,762 98,112 97,941
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.94% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 66,043 64,977 63,883
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,065 2,872 3,318
UK median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant in the UK

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant in the UK

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant in the UK

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant in the UK

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 12 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
England +15 24 £428 +6.88% 1
UK excluding London -23 14 £471 +17.81% 1
London +11 11 £390 -2.50%
South East -13 4 £450 +12.50%
Midlands - 4 £550 -
West Midlands - 4 £550 -
South West - 3 £496 -
Yorkshire -18 2 £444 +3.20%
North of England -35 2 £444 -1.39% 1
Scotland -10 1 - -

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (60.00%) SAP
3 14 (56.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (48.00%) SQL
5 10 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 9 (36.00%) ETL
7 8 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) SAP BW
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (16.00%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (12.00%) Lumira
10 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (12.00%) Banking
10 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (12.00%) Tableau
10 3 (12.00%) SAP HANA
10 3 (12.00%) Informatica
10 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle
11 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (8.00%) Finance
11 2 (8.00%) Replication
11 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
11 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.00%) XPath
11 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (12.00%) Lumira
6 3 (12.00%) SAP HANA
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (4.00%) BODI
8 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (4.00%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (36.00%) ETL
3 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) XPath
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) PMO
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Informatica
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Tableau
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft