Period
to 26 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 839 876
Rank change year-on-year -28 +37 -28
Contract jobs requiring an SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant 27 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.039% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.041% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 12
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% -9.62%
10th Percentile £350 £367 £301
90th Percentile £540 £521 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +12.50%
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 97,367 94,039 101,286
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.91% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,971 61,522 66,115
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,155 2,815 3,206
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.92 £18.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.51% +1.60% +3.52%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.25 £48.75 £46.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.28
% change year-on-year -2.78% -1.50% +4.43%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -16 27 £425 - 4
UK excluding London -36 18 £450 +2.86% 3
London 0 8 £350 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -12 8 £425 -5.66% 1
Midlands -15 8 £425 -5.66% 1
South East -5 4 £450 - 1
South West -17 3 £496 -
Yorkshire -16 2 £444 +6.29%
North of England -38 2 £444 +6.93% 1
East of England - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 27 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 20 (74.07%) SAP
3 16 (59.26%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (51.85%) ETL
4 14 (51.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (37.04%) SAP BW
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
8 8 (29.63%) Lumira
8 8 (29.63%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) Analytics
10 4 (14.81%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
11 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (11.11%) Informatica
11 3 (11.11%) SMS
11 3 (11.11%) ResourceLink
11 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
11 3 (11.11%) SAP HANA
11 3 (11.11%) Banking
11 3 (11.11%) Northgate
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (7.41%) Tableau
12 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
12 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects Dashboards

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 (3.70%) SAS
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (11.11%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (51.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (37.04%) SAP BW
5 8 (29.63%) Lumira
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) SAP HANA
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
8 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (3.70%) BODI
9 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (51.85%) ETL
3 5 (18.52%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.70%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.70%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.70%) ETL Development
7 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.70%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Informatica
2 3 (11.11%) Northgate
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft