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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 584 587 516
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -71
Contract jobs citing Essbase 42 25 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.048% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.22% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 40
Average daily rate £488 £475 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £545 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £438 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +59.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.75

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
11419 11340 11451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.20% 21.90% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7676 7338 6934
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 174 234
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 11 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 39 £525 +7.69% 12
London +13 22 £443 -11.35% 7
South East +22 9 £538 +7.50% 3
East Midlands - 7 £550 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £550 -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
City of London +34 3 £283 -29.37% 2
Northamptonshire - 3 £550 -
Surrey -9 2 £525 +5.00%
Berkshire +8 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 65 (73.03%) Hyperion
2 61 (68.54%) Finance
3 43 (48.31%) Oracle
4 31 (34.83%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (33.71%) Hyperion Planning
6 28 (31.46%) SQL
7 27 (30.34%) HFM
7 27 (30.34%) Oracle BI EE
8 19 (21.35%) SAP
9 17 (19.10%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (14.61%) DRM
10 13 (14.61%) ERP
11 12 (13.48%) Cognos
12 11 (12.36%) ETL
12 11 (12.36%) VBA
12 11 (12.36%) Oracle ODI
13 10 (11.24%) Hyperion Smart View
13 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (11.24%) IBM
13 10 (11.24%) JD Edwards
13 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
14 9 (10.11%) Windows
14 9 (10.11%) Banking
14 9 (10.11%) MDX
14 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (10.11%) Investment Management
14 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (8.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (8.99%) Data Integration
15 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (8.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (33.71%) Hyperion Planning
2 27 (30.34%) HFM
3 8 (8.99%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (7.87%) Cognos Controller
4 7 (7.87%) Cognos Planning
4 7 (7.87%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (7.87%) SAP BPC
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (1.12%) Primavera
9 1 (1.12%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Taleo
2 2 (2.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.34%) Oracle BI EE
2 17 (19.10%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (12.36%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (11.24%) Hyperion Smart View
5 8 (8.99%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
6 7 (7.87%) Hadoop
6 7 (7.87%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.87%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (6.74%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (6.74%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (6.74%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (1.12%) Power BI
10 1 (1.12%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio
1 7 (7.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (68.54%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (25.84%) Developer
2 20 (22.47%) Consultant
3 14 (15.73%) Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Architect
5 11 (12.36%) Essbase Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Hyperion Consultant
6 9 (10.11%) Hyperion Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Essbase Consultant
8 7 (7.87%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Integration Architect
8 7 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (7.87%) Systems Accountant
9 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 6 (6.74%) Data Architect
9 6 (6.74%) Data Integration Architect
9 6 (6.74%) Finance Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Report Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) MDX
2 7 (7.87%) AppFabric
2 7 (7.87%) EDI
2 7 (7.87%) MSMQ
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (7.87%) REST
2 7 (7.87%) SOAP
2 7 (7.87%) WCF
2 7 (7.87%) Web Services
2 7 (7.87%) WF
2 7 (7.87%) XML
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Data Integration
3 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Statistics
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.83%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (14.61%) DRM
2 13 (14.61%) ERP
3 11 (12.36%) ETL
4 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.11%) Investment Management
5 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.99%) CRM
6 8 (8.99%) SOA
7 7 (7.87%) Asset Management
7 7 (7.87%) BPEL
7 7 (7.87%) SDLC
7 7 (7.87%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.74%) API Integration
8 6 (6.74%) B2B
8 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.74%) Data Transformation
8 6 (6.74%) Kanban
8 6 (6.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.46%) SQL
2 11 (12.36%) VBA
3 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.87%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.62%) Java
5 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.12%) Ruby
6 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) ACCA
1 5 (5.62%) CIMA
1 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Control-M
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 65 (73.03%) Hyperion
2 43 (48.31%) Oracle
3 19 (21.35%) SAP
4 12 (13.48%) Cognos
5 10 (11.24%) IBM
5 10 (11.24%) JD Edwards
6 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.87%) Infor
8 6 (6.74%) Informatica
9 3 (3.37%) Pegasus
10 1 (1.12%) Sage
10 1 (1.12%) Teradata
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