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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 195 213 213
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing Essbase 6 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 0.68% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £510 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.50% -
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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
1296 1625 1614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.34% 22.72% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 1225 1174
Average daily rate £450 £434 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 19
Average hourly rate £44.50 £38.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% +16.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Hyperion
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (25.00%) Hyperion Smart View
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) HFM
5 1 (12.50%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) MDX

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (12.50%) HFM
2 1 (12.50%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (25.00%) Hyperion Smart View
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Hyperion Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Essbase Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Hyperion
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle