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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 175 197 199
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Contract jobs citing Essbase 17 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.067% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 0.30% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 6
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£625 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £370 £500
% change year-on-year
+48.64% -26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 -
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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
1363 1334 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.12% 22.32% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1009 1069
Average daily rate £450 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £36.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -23.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £27.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.50 £47.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 19 (90.48%) Hyperion
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 15 (71.43%) Oracle
3 14 (66.67%) SQL
4 13 (61.90%) Hyperion Planning
5 12 (57.14%) Hyperion Smart View
5 12 (57.14%) ETL
6 11 (52.38%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (42.86%) VBA
7 9 (42.86%) DRM
8 4 (19.05%) Data Management
9 3 (14.29%) Investment Management
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (14.29%) HFM
9 3 (14.29%) ACCA
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) CIMA
9 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (9.52%) Cognos
10 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
10 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (9.52%) OLAP
10 2 (9.52%) Migration
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
10 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (4.76%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (14.29%) HFM
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) SAP BPC
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) Hyperion Smart View
2 11 (52.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
4 2 (9.52%) OLAP
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) DB2
General
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Hyperion Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Essbase Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Hyperion Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) TM1 Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Hyperion Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Essbase Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exalytics
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Statistics
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ETL
2 9 (42.86%) DRM
3 4 (19.05%) Data Management
4 3 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.76%) Quantitative Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) VBA
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ACCA
1 3 (14.29%) CIMA
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Hyperion
2 15 (71.43%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica