Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 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 XI (BOXI)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 777 816
Rank change year-on-year -95 +39 -79
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 13 41 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.046% 0.076%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.058% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 47
UK median daily rate £416 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +20.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £403 £338 £294
90th Percentile £494 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BusinessObjects XI 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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22,576 20,346 23,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.43% 22.58% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,720 13,577 15,690
UK median daily rate £473 £437 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.12% +2.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +6.41% +4.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 255 385
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £29.82 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +8.42% -4.15%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.30 £12.08
90th Percentile £53.20 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year +6.19% +5.61% -0.93%

BusinessObjects XI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BusinessObjects XI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects XI in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects XI in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects XI in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
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 XI within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 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 -77 11 £416 -7.50% 2
London -84 8 £475 - 2
UK excluding London -47 5 £413 +10.00%
Scotland -43 2 - -
North of England - 2 £413 -
Yorkshire - 1 £413 -
North West - 1 £413 -
South West - 1 £420 -

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 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 with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI.

1 9 (69.23%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) SAP
3 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) SAP XI
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Informatica
6 3 (23.08%) PowerCenter
6 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Veritas
7 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) AIX
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (15.38%) Apache
7 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (15.38%) IIS
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008

BusinessObjects XI
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 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) PowerExchange
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) PowerCenter
6 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (15.38%) Pentaho
6 2 (15.38%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (7.69%) BODI
7 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
7 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.69%) Power BI
7 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica Developer
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Developer
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) SAP XI
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.69%) Derivative
1 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
1 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Dimensional Modelling
1 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) Informatica
4 2 (15.38%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Tableau
5 1 (7.69%) Teradata