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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 544 482 529
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +47
Contract jobs citing Essbase 68 104 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 0.88% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 57 37
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £330 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £500 £398
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +25.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.64 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.50% -

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
11910 11800 11987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.68% 22.37% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7516 7332 6837
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 £270 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 198 331
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
England -43 62 £475 -5.00% 16
London -22 22 £450 -7.69% 10
South West - 15 £513 - 2
Dorset - 8 £508 -
City of London +24 7 £425 -5.55% 3
East of England -14 7 £305 -
Essex -1 6 £290 -
West Midlands -12 6 £456 - 1
Bournemouth - 6 £508 -
North West -1 5 £450 +12.50% 1
Solihull +10 2 - - 1
South East -21 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £500 -
East Midlands +2 1 £313 - 1
Midlands - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 82 (75.23%) Oracle
2 69 (63.30%) Hyperion
3 56 (51.38%) Finance
4 36 (33.03%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (31.19%) SQL
6 26 (23.85%) Oracle Database
7 25 (22.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 25 (22.94%) PL/SQL
8 22 (20.18%) HFM
9 21 (19.27%) OLAP
9 21 (19.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (18.35%) Use Case
10 20 (18.35%) UNIX
10 20 (18.35%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (17.43%) Oracle EBS
12 18 (16.51%) Windows
13 16 (14.68%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (14.68%) T-SQL
13 16 (14.68%) Hyperion Planning
14 15 (13.76%) Oracle OLAP
14 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
15 13 (11.93%) Oracle Financials
15 13 (11.93%) Multidimensional Analysis
15 13 (11.93%) Data Management
15 13 (11.93%) Oracle ODI
16 12 (11.01%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (11.01%) QA
17 11 (10.09%) Retail
17 11 (10.09%) Migration
17 11 (10.09%) VB

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (2.75%) SAS
1 3 (2.75%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.83%) MS Office
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (20.18%) HFM
2 19 (17.43%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (14.68%) Hyperion Planning
4 13 (11.93%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (3.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (1.83%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.92%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.92%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.92%) Cognos Controller
9 1 (0.92%) Cognos Planning
9 1 (0.92%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.85%) Oracle Database
2 25 (22.94%) Oracle BI EE
3 21 (19.27%) OLAP
3 21 (19.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (18.35%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (14.68%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (13.76%) Oracle OLAP
7 13 (11.93%) Oracle ODI
8 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
9 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (2.75%) Hyperion Smart View
12 2 (1.83%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (1.83%) Oracle Discoverer
12 2 (1.83%) Oracle OWB
13 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.92%) DataStage
13 1 (0.92%) PowerCenter
13 1 (0.92%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
General
1 56 (51.38%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Retail
3 8 (7.34%) Banking
4 7 (6.42%) Billing
5 3 (2.75%) Legal
6 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) Publishing
7 1 (0.92%) German Language
7 1 (0.92%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (37.61%) Developer
2 23 (21.10%) Analyst
2 23 (21.10%) Consultant
3 20 (18.35%) Hyperion Developer
4 16 (14.68%) Hyperion Consultant
5 12 (11.01%) Essbase Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Architect
6 7 (6.42%) Report Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.67%) OBIEE Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Essbase Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (2.75%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) J2EE
2 5 (4.59%) Web Services
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.75%) Middleware
5 2 (1.83%) MDX
6 1 (0.92%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.92%) Spring
6 1 (0.92%) JSF
6 1 (0.92%) OLE
6 1 (0.92%) XBRL
6 1 (0.92%) EJB
6 1 (0.92%) CSS
6 1 (0.92%) JSP
6 1 (0.92%) Servlets
6 1 (0.92%) Struts
6 1 (0.92%) XML
6 1 (0.92%) HTML
6 1 (0.92%) jQuery
6 1 (0.92%) iXBRL
6 1 (0.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.75%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.83%) User Experience
4 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.92%) Wiki
4 1 (0.92%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) UNIX
2 18 (16.51%) Windows
3 5 (4.59%) Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Solaris
5 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.92%) AIX
5 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.03%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (18.35%) Use Case
3 13 (11.93%) Multidimensional Analysis
3 13 (11.93%) Data Management
4 12 (11.01%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (10.09%) Migration
6 8 (7.34%) DRM
7 7 (6.42%) Asset Management
7 7 (6.42%) Workflow
7 7 (6.42%) SOA
7 7 (6.42%) ITIL
8 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.67%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.67%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (3.67%) ETL
9 4 (3.67%) Project Management
10 3 (2.75%) ERP
10 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.75%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.75%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.19%) SQL
2 25 (22.94%) PL/SQL
3 16 (14.68%) T-SQL
4 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.09%) VB
5 11 (10.09%) VBA
6 7 (6.42%) ActionScript
7 3 (2.75%) C
8 1 (0.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.42%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.75%) CIMA
4 3 (2.75%) ACCA
5 2 (1.83%) Degree
6 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) QA
2 5 (4.59%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) IAG
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.92%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 82 (75.23%) Oracle
2 69 (63.30%) Hyperion
3 9 (8.26%) Cognos
4 4 (3.67%) Informatica
5 3 (2.75%) SAP
6 2 (1.83%) Yardi
6 2 (1.83%) Endeca
6 2 (1.83%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.92%) Brio
7 1 (0.92%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.92%) IBM
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.92%) Siebel
7 1 (0.92%) Progress
7 1 (0.92%) Primavera
7 1 (0.92%) CA
7 1 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.92%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.92%) HP
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