The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Essbase
Rank 537 457 449
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -8
Contract jobs citing Essbase 50 87 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.41% 0.84% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 69
Average daily rate £423 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £349 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12193 10309 11983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.66% 21.60% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7667 6285 6801
Average daily rate £388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 199 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.14 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -119 48 £423 -11.05% 17
London -42 29 £450 +6.50% 16
East of England -24 6 £260 -55.55% 1
City of London -15 5 £450 - 4
South West -25 4 £375 -
East Midlands - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £243 -
Docklands, London - 3 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Berkshire -9 1 £365 -30.47%
South East -18 1 £365 -27.00%
West Midlands -20 1 £525 -2.77%
North West - 1 £538 -
Midlands - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Staines - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Crewe - - - -

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 93 (80.17%) Oracle
2 73 (62.93%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (56.03%) Hyperion
4 55 (47.41%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (44.83%) SQL
6 51 (43.97%) Oracle Database
7 47 (40.52%) Finance
8 44 (37.93%) Oracle BI EE
9 41 (35.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 33 (28.45%) PL/SQL
11 32 (27.59%) UNIX
12 31 (26.72%) OLAP
13 30 (25.86%) Oracle OLAP
14 26 (22.41%) Use Case
15 24 (20.69%) Security Cleared
15 24 (20.69%) Data Modelling
16 23 (19.83%) QA
17 22 (18.97%) Multidimensional Analysis
17 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
18 21 (18.10%) T-SQL
18 21 (18.10%) ETL
19 20 (17.24%) Oracle ODI
20 18 (15.52%) Hyperion Planning
21 17 (14.66%) Data Management
21 17 (14.66%) Project Management
22 16 (13.79%) Cognos
23 14 (12.07%) HFM
23 14 (12.07%) ITIL
24 13 (11.21%) Oracle Reports
25 12 (10.34%) Business Objects

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (7.76%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.59%) SAS
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (15.52%) Hyperion Planning
2 14 (12.07%) HFM
3 12 (10.34%) Cognos TM1
4 8 (6.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.03%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (2.59%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (47.41%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (43.97%) Oracle Database
3 44 (37.93%) Oracle BI EE
4 41 (35.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 31 (26.72%) OLAP
6 30 (25.86%) Oracle OLAP
7 20 (17.24%) Oracle ODI
8 13 (11.21%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (7.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
11 7 (6.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
12 6 (5.17%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (3.45%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (3.45%) Data Mining
13 4 (3.45%) MS Access
13 4 (3.45%) Hyperion Smart View
14 3 (2.59%) BusinessObjects XI
14 3 (2.59%) DB2
14 3 (2.59%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Toad
1 6 (5.17%) RequisitePro
2 3 (2.59%) Subversion
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 47 (40.52%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Retail
3 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.31%) Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.86%) Automotive
7 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (43.10%) Developer
2 28 (24.14%) Hyperion Developer
3 23 (19.83%) Consultant
4 15 (12.93%) Report Developer
5 14 (12.07%) Analyst
6 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 10 (8.62%) Architect
8 9 (7.76%) Support Consultant
9 8 (6.90%) OBIEE Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Cognos Support
10 7 (6.03%) Oracle BI Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Cognos Consultant
10 7 (6.03%) Hyperion Consultant
10 7 (6.03%) Business Analyst
11 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Oracle BI Consultant
11 6 (5.17%) Essbase Consultant
12 5 (4.31%) Essbase Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) HTML
1 6 (5.17%) J2EE
2 3 (2.59%) CSS
2 3 (2.59%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) MDX
3 1 (0.86%) XML
3 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Exalytics
3 1 (0.86%) FMCG
3 1 (0.86%) Wiki
3 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.86%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (0.86%) Spread Betting
3 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) UNIX
2 10 (8.62%) Windows
3 7 (6.03%) Linux
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (62.93%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (22.41%) Use Case
3 24 (20.69%) Data Modelling
4 22 (18.97%) Multidimensional Analysis
5 21 (18.10%) ETL
6 17 (14.66%) Data Management
6 17 (14.66%) Project Management
7 14 (12.07%) ITIL
8 11 (9.48%) Data Cleansing
9 10 (8.62%) Service Management
9 10 (8.62%) PRINCE2
9 10 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (8.62%) ITIL V3
10 9 (7.76%) Migration
11 8 (6.90%) ERP
12 6 (5.17%) Workflow
12 6 (5.17%) Analytics
13 5 (4.31%) Data Migration
13 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (4.31%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.83%) SQL
2 33 (28.45%) PL/SQL
3 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.10%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.03%) VBA
6 6 (5.17%) VB
7 4 (3.45%) Java
7 4 (3.45%) R
8 3 (2.59%) VBScript
8 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.83%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (80.17%) Oracle
2 65 (56.03%) Hyperion
3 16 (13.79%) Cognos
4 12 (10.34%) Business Objects
5 10 (8.62%) IBM
6 4 (3.45%) Teradata
7 3 (2.59%) HP
7 3 (2.59%) Informatica
7 3 (2.59%) Pegasus
7 3 (2.59%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.72%) Siebel
9 1 (0.86%) SAP
9 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.86%) NetApp
9 1 (0.86%) Mercator
9 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 6 days ago