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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 156 185 213
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +28
Contract jobs citing Essbase 1 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.27% 0.080%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.12% 1.07% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 5
Average daily rate - £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +20.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Essbase
London

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
869 1403 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.89% 25.66% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 1114 1040
Average daily rate £488 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Hyperion
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) ACCA
3 1 (25.00%) CIMA
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (25.00%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) TM1 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ACCA
1 1 (25.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos