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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 546 491 444
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -47
Contract jobs citing Essbase 25 68 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.24% 0.63% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 35
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£488 £421 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.79% +5.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £278 £400
% change year-on-year
+68.91% -30.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
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
10557 10780 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 6585 6288
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 £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 204 239
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.67 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
England -59 24 £500 +18.76% 26
London -13 13 £500 +11.11% 16
South East -9 6 £500 +14.28% 2
City of London +12 3 £400 -13.04% 2
Berkshire - 3 £500 -
West Midlands -7 2 £375 +31.57% 2
West Yorkshire -8 1 £438 +59.09%
Yorkshire -12 1 £438 +59.09%
Paddington - 1 £475 -
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
County Londonderry - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 57 (60.00%) Finance
2 55 (57.89%) Oracle
3 54 (56.84%) Hyperion
4 33 (34.74%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (27.37%) Oracle BI EE
6 23 (24.21%) Hyperion Planning
7 20 (21.05%) SQL
8 19 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
9 16 (16.84%) Data Modelling
10 13 (13.68%) DRM
10 13 (13.68%) Project Management
10 13 (13.68%) Migration
11 12 (12.63%) Oracle Database
12 11 (11.58%) Banking
12 11 (11.58%) HFM
12 11 (11.58%) Business Analysis
13 10 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
13 10 (10.53%) Data Migration
14 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
14 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (9.47%) Oracle Exadata
14 9 (9.47%) Windows
14 9 (9.47%) Retail
14 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (8.42%) VBA
15 8 (8.42%) Toad
16 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
16 7 (7.37%) Cognos

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (6.32%) SAS
2 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.21%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (24.21%) Hyperion Planning
2 11 (11.58%) HFM
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (2.11%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (1.05%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (1.05%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.05%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.37%) Oracle BI EE
2 19 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
3 12 (12.63%) Oracle Database
4 10 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (9.47%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.32%) OLAP
7 4 (4.21%) Hyperion Smart View
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.11%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Toad
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
General
1 57 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Banking
3 9 (9.47%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (29.47%) Developer
2 23 (24.21%) Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) Consultant
4 12 (12.63%) Architect
5 11 (11.58%) Essbase Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Hyperion Consultant
7 7 (7.37%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) OBIEE Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.26%) Hyperion Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Oracle Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Hyperion Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) SAS Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Business Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Senior Manager
11 3 (3.16%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) MDX
2 3 (3.16%) Middleware
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.11%) Web Services
4 1 (1.05%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.05%) FMCG
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.47%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) UNIX
3 5 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (16.84%) Data Modelling
3 13 (13.68%) DRM
3 13 (13.68%) Project Management
3 13 (13.68%) Migration
4 11 (11.58%) Business Analysis
5 10 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.37%) ETL
7 7 (7.37%) Analytics
8 6 (6.32%) ERP
8 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.26%) E-business
9 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.26%) Data Management
9 5 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.26%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.21%) Data Analytics
10 4 (4.21%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.05%) SQL
2 8 (8.42%) VBA
3 5 (5.26%) VBScript
4 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.16%) ActionScript
5 2 (2.11%) R
6 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) ISEB
4 1 (1.05%) ACCA
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.05%) CIMA
4 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 55 (57.89%) Oracle
2 54 (56.84%) Hyperion
3 7 (7.37%) Cognos
4 6 (6.32%) SAP
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.21%) JD Edwards
6 3 (3.16%) IBM
7 2 (2.11%) Endeca
7 2 (2.11%) Informatica
8 1 (1.05%) Brio
8 1 (1.05%) Ab Initio
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