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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 545 540 463
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -77
Contract jobs citing Essbase 41 53 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.098% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.45% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 27
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£528 £422 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £250 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £370 £525
% change year-on-year
+11.48% -29.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.88 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.88 -

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
11869 11703 10456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 21.63% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7671 7305 6380
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 £280 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 189 211
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.41 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

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 1 April 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 21 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 1 April 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 -18 40 £530 +25.59% 32
London +11 31 £550 +15.78% 23
City of London +26 13 £538 +7.50% 9
South West 0 3 £350 -6.66% 1
South East -18 3 £550 +50.68% 5
Bristol - 2 £318 -
West Yorkshire -5 1 £450 +50.00%
Yorkshire -10 1 £450 +63.63%
Paddington - 1 £475 -
East of England - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 58 (69.88%) Hyperion
2 54 (65.06%) Finance
3 48 (57.83%) Oracle
4 31 (37.35%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (36.14%) Hyperion Planning
6 24 (28.92%) SQL
7 22 (26.51%) Oracle BI EE
8 21 (25.30%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (21.69%) DRM
10 15 (18.07%) Data Modelling
10 15 (18.07%) Oracle ODI
11 11 (13.25%) ETL
11 11 (13.25%) Migration
12 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
12 10 (12.05%) Project Management
13 9 (10.84%) ACCA
13 9 (10.84%) HFM
13 9 (10.84%) Business Analysis
13 9 (10.84%) Oracle Exadata
13 9 (10.84%) Data Migration
13 9 (10.84%) Hyperion Smart View
14 8 (9.64%) Investment Management
14 8 (9.64%) MS Visio
14 8 (9.64%) Toad
15 7 (8.43%) CIMA
15 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (7.23%) Analytics
16 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
16 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
16 6 (7.23%) Microsoft

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (3.61%) SAS
1 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.64%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.82%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 30 (36.14%) Hyperion Planning
2 9 (10.84%) HFM
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.41%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.20%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (1.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.20%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) Oracle BI EE
2 21 (25.30%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (18.07%) Oracle ODI
4 9 (10.84%) Oracle Exadata
4 9 (10.84%) Hyperion Smart View
5 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.02%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.82%) Data Mining
7 4 (4.82%) OLAP
8 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (2.41%) DB2
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (1.20%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Toad
2 2 (2.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) TestDirector
General
1 54 (65.06%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Analyst
2 21 (25.30%) Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Business Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Consultant
5 7 (8.43%) Essbase Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Hyperion Consultant
5 7 (8.43%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Hyperion Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Hyperion Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Essbase Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) OBIEE Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) MDX
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.20%) DTV
3 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.20%) Statistics
3 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) UNIX
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (21.69%) DRM
3 15 (18.07%) Data Modelling
4 11 (13.25%) ETL
4 11 (13.25%) Migration
5 10 (12.05%) Project Management
6 9 (10.84%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.84%) Data Migration
7 8 (9.64%) Investment Management
8 6 (7.23%) Analytics
8 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.02%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.82%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.82%) Performance Management
10 4 (4.82%) Data Management
10 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.61%) ERP
11 3 (3.61%) Workflow
11 3 (3.61%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.92%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) VBScript
3 4 (4.82%) VBA
4 2 (2.41%) R
4 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.41%) Java
4 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.20%) Perl
5 1 (1.20%) C#
5 1 (1.20%) C++
5 1 (1.20%) VB
5 1 (1.20%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) ACCA
2 7 (8.43%) CIMA
3 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.82%) ISEB
6 2 (2.41%) Degree
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 58 (69.88%) Hyperion
2 48 (57.83%) Oracle
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) SAP
4 4 (4.82%) Cognos
4 4 (4.82%) IBM
4 4 (4.82%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.20%) CODA
5 1 (1.20%) Informatica
5 1 (1.20%) Sybase
5 1 (1.20%) Ab Initio
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