The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for BusinessObjects Dashboards skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects Dashboards over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Dashboards (formerly Xcelsius)
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 630 613
Rank change year-on-year +43 -17  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects Dashboards 8 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.045% 0.025%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.076% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 9
Median daily rate £383 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £348 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £405 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £325
% change year-on-year -0.64% +18.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 -

BusinessObjects Dashboards is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10591 12223 12728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.79% 21.87% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7087 8259 8208
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 169 169
Median hourly rate £33.37 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.05 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.84% -  

BusinessObjects Dashboards
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing BusinessObjects Dashboards as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects Dashboards in the UK

BusinessObjects Dashboards
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects Dashboards in the UK

BusinessObjects Dashboards
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects Dashboards in the UK

BusinessObjects Dashboards
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects Dashboards within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 7 £378 -1.94%
Berkshire +21 5 £378 -4.67%
South East +13 5 £378 -1.94%
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Reading - 1 £396 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects Dashboards also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BusinessObjects Dashboards.

1 15 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (86.67%) SAP
3 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle
5 8 (53.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Marketing
7 5 (33.33%) Global Marketing
8 4 (26.67%) OLAP
9 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
9 3 (20.00%) VBA
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (13.33%) SAP XI
10 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (13.33%) SAS
10 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (13.33%) QlikView
10 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
11 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
11 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (6.67%) Change Data Capture
11 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c

BusinessObjects Dashboards
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 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MDG
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (53.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) OLAP
4 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (13.33%) QlikView
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Business Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Business Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Report Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Procurement Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SAP XI
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) SAPUI5
2 1 (6.67%) WinForms
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Global Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) MVVM
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Security
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) SAP
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Ariba
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) OpenText
3 1 (6.67%) Teradata