The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Essbase
Rank 133 109 133
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Contract jobs citing Essbase 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.093% 0.065%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.45% 0.44% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.09% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.89 - £32.50
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
620 455 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.39% 21.25% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 308 382
Average daily rate £350 £363 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 33
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Essbase
England

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
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 1 August 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 - 8 £508 -
Bristol - 1 £475 -
Essbase
England

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Hyperion
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (41.67%) Solvency II
5 5 (41.67%) Cognos
5 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (25.00%) VBA
7 3 (25.00%) UNIX
8 2 (16.67%) HTML
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (16.67%) SAS
8 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (16.67%) VBScript
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) OLAP
8 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) Internet
8 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (8.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (8.33%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) OLAP
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (8.33%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Essbase Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Essbase Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Hyperion Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Business Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Hyperion Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Database Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ACCA
1 1 (8.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Hyperion
3 5 (41.67%) Cognos
4 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (8.33%) CA