The table below looks at the statistics for Essbase skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Essbase over the 3 months to 17 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 145 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Essbase 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.090% - 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.41% - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£638 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £275 £450
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £21.42
% change year-on-year
- +51.72%
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England

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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
737 548 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.20% 23.28% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 376 427
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 22
Average hourly rate £38.25 £30.01 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.47% -29.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £19.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

Essbase
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Essbase Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Essbase
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Essbase Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Essbase
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Essbase across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Essbase Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Essbase
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Essbase within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - - - -
Essbase
England

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 10 (55.56%) VBA
4 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (38.89%) Hyperion
6 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (27.78%) Solvency II
7 5 (27.78%) Banking
7 5 (27.78%) Cognos
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 2 (11.11%) OLAP
10 2 (11.11%) MS Office
10 2 (11.11%) SAP
10 2 (11.11%) Retail
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
11 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
11 1 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
11 1 (5.56%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (5.56%) CIMA
11 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.56%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (11.11%) OLAP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Essbase Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Hyperion Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Essbase Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) OBIEE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Hyperion Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Database Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) VBA
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) CIMA
1 1 (5.56%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Hyperion
3 5 (27.78%) Cognos
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) CA