The table below looks at the statistics for Essbase skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Essbase over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 542 459 517
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +58
Contract jobs citing Essbase 53 119 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 1.02% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 67 40
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£463 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £479 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.80% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.64 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11973 11668 12148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 21.89% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7383 7211 7091
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £251 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 198 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £27.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +10.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

Essbase
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Essbase Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Essbase
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Essbase within the UK.

Essbase Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Essbase
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Essbase within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Essbase Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Essbase
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Essbase within the UK.

Essbase Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Essbase
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Essbase within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -91 47 £475 - 21
London -49 19 £438 -7.89% 13
South West - 11 £500 - 3
East of England -28 8 £305 -49.20% 2
Dorset - 8 £508 - 1
Essex - 6 £290 -
Bournemouth - 6 £508 - 1
West Midlands -17 5 - -
City of London +11 3 £438 -6.91% 8
Scotland -16 3 - - 1
Solihull +3 2 - -
North West +1 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 77 (77.78%) Oracle
2 62 (62.63%) Hyperion
3 51 (51.52%) Finance
4 39 (39.39%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (35.35%) SQL
6 26 (26.26%) Oracle Database
7 25 (25.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 25 (25.25%) PL/SQL
8 22 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (20.20%) HFM
9 20 (20.20%) Use Case
10 19 (19.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (19.19%) OLAP
11 18 (18.18%) UNIX
12 16 (16.16%) Hyperion Planning
12 16 (16.16%) Windows
12 16 (16.16%) T-SQL
12 16 (16.16%) Oracle EBS
13 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
13 15 (15.15%) Oracle OLAP
13 15 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (14.14%) Oracle ODI
14 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
15 13 (13.13%) Multidimensional Analysis
16 12 (12.12%) QA
17 11 (11.11%) Data Management
17 11 (11.11%) J2EE
17 11 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
18 10 (10.10%) VB
19 9 (9.09%) Oracle Financials

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (4.04%) SAS
2 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (20.20%) HFM
2 16 (16.16%) Hyperion Planning
2 16 (16.16%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (8.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (4.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.02%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (1.01%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (1.01%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (1.01%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (1.01%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) 2G
2 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.26%) Oracle Database
2 25 (25.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 22 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (19.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (19.19%) OLAP
5 15 (15.15%) Oracle OLAP
6 14 (14.14%) Oracle ODI
6 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
7 11 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (2.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (2.02%) Cognos Event Studio
9 2 (2.02%) Cognos Metric Studio
9 2 (2.02%) Hyperion Smart View
10 1 (1.01%) Cognos Transformer
10 1 (1.01%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (1.01%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) RequisitePro
2 2 (2.02%) Toad
General
1 51 (51.52%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Retail
3 7 (7.07%) Billing
4 4 (4.04%) Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.01%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) Developer
2 21 (21.21%) Analyst
3 19 (19.19%) Consultant
4 17 (17.17%) Hyperion Developer
5 13 (13.13%) Hyperion Consultant
6 8 (8.08%) Essbase Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Report Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Essbase Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.05%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Hyperion Specialist
11 3 (3.03%) Hyperion Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) J2EE
2 3 (3.03%) HTML
2 3 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (2.02%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) iBATIS
4 1 (1.01%) jQuery
4 1 (1.01%) Ajax
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.01%) iXBRL
4 1 (1.01%) Spring
4 1 (1.01%) JSF
4 1 (1.01%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.01%) EJB
4 1 (1.01%) CSS
4 1 (1.01%) JSP
4 1 (1.01%) Servlets
4 1 (1.01%) Struts
4 1 (1.01%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Exalytics
2 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.01%) Wiki
2 1 (1.01%) FMCG
2 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) UNIX
2 16 (16.16%) Windows
3 3 (3.03%) Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.02%) Solaris
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.39%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (20.20%) Use Case
3 15 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (13.13%) Multidimensional Analysis
5 11 (11.11%) Data Management
6 9 (9.09%) ITIL
7 8 (8.08%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.07%) Migration
9 6 (6.06%) Workflow
9 6 (6.06%) Project Management
10 5 (5.05%) DRM
10 5 (5.05%) ETL
11 4 (4.04%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.04%) SOA
11 4 (4.04%) ERP
11 4 (4.04%) Performance Management
12 3 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (3.03%) Business Analysis
12 3 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.03%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.35%) SQL
2 25 (25.25%) PL/SQL
3 16 (16.16%) T-SQL
4 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.10%) VB
6 6 (6.06%) VBA
7 4 (4.04%) ActionScript
8 3 (3.03%) C
9 2 (2.02%) VBScript
10 1 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.07%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) CIMA
4 3 (3.03%) ACCA
5 2 (2.02%) Degree
6 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) QA
2 5 (5.05%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.02%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.01%) OCFS2
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.01%) IAG
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 77 (77.78%) Oracle
2 62 (62.63%) Hyperion
3 9 (9.09%) Cognos
4 5 (5.05%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.03%) IBM
6 2 (2.02%) Informatica
6 2 (2.02%) SAP
6 2 (2.02%) Yardi
7 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.01%) Brio
7 1 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.01%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.01%) HP
7 1 (1.01%) Primavera
7 1 (1.01%) CA
7 1 (1.01%) Siebel
7 1 (1.01%) Progress
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago