The table below looks at the statistics for Essbase skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Essbase over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 184 202 198
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Essbase 15 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.081% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 0.36% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Average daily rate
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£600 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £305 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £333 £525
% change year-on-year
+20.21% -36.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1353 1382 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.87% 22.28% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 1019 1090
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

Essbase
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Essbase across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Essbase Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Essbase
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Essbase across the City of London region.

Essbase Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Essbase
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Essbase across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Essbase Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Essbase also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Essbase.

1 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 16 (88.89%) Hyperion
3 13 (72.22%) Oracle
4 12 (66.67%) SQL
5 10 (55.56%) ETL
5 10 (55.56%) Hyperion Planning
6 9 (50.00%) Hyperion Smart View
6 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (38.89%) VBA
7 7 (38.89%) DRM
8 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) HFM
8 3 (16.67%) ACCA
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) CIMA
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
9 2 (11.11%) Data Management
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Migration
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (11.11%) Cognos
9 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
9 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (11.11%) OLAP
10 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Essbase also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Essbase. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (16.67%) HFM
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (5.56%) SAP BPC
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle FAH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (50.00%) Hyperion Smart View
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 2 (11.11%) OLAP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Hyperion Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Essbase Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Essbase Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) OBIEE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) TM1 Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Hyperion Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Hyperion Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Statistics
1 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exalytics
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ETL
2 7 (38.89%) DRM
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Quantitative Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) VBA
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ACCA
1 3 (16.67%) CIMA
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Hyperion
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica