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 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 547 465 506
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +41
Contract jobs citing Essbase 55 118 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 1.01% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 64 42
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £364 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £479 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.64 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 - -

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
12013 11727 12132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.96% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7449 7256 7019
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 £265 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 201 306
Average hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% +11.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

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 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 1 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 -75 50 £475 - 15
London -64 20 £450 -5.26% 6
South West - 11 £500 - 5
East of England -20 8 £305 -12.92% 2
Dorset - 8 £508 - 1
West Midlands -7 6 £500 - 1
Essex - 6 £290 -
Bournemouth - 6 £508 - 1
City of London -1 4 £450 -3.74% 2
Scotland -23 3 - - 1
Solihull +6 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £500 -
East Midlands +2 1 £313 -
North West +2 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £313 -
Surrey - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
County Londonderry - - - -

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 78 (79.59%) Oracle
2 63 (64.29%) Hyperion
3 52 (53.06%) Finance
4 39 (39.80%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (30.61%) SQL
6 25 (25.51%) Oracle Database
7 24 (24.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 24 (24.49%) PL/SQL
8 21 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (21.43%) HFM
9 20 (20.41%) Use Case
10 19 (19.39%) OLAP
11 18 (18.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (17.35%) UNIX
12 17 (17.35%) Oracle EBS
13 16 (16.33%) Windows
13 16 (16.33%) T-SQL
13 16 (16.33%) Hyperion Planning
14 15 (15.31%) Oracle OLAP
14 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
15 13 (13.27%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (13.27%) Multidimensional Analysis
15 13 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (13.27%) Oracle ODI
16 12 (12.24%) QA
17 11 (11.22%) J2EE
17 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
17 11 (11.22%) VB
17 11 (11.22%) Data Management
18 10 (10.20%) Oracle Financials

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (3.06%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.06%) SAS
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Office
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (21.43%) HFM
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (16.33%) Hyperion Planning
4 10 (10.20%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (4.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.04%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 1 (1.02%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (1.02%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (1.02%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (1.02%) SAP BPC
8 1 (1.02%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) 2G
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.51%) Oracle Database
2 24 (24.49%) Oracle BI EE
3 21 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (19.39%) OLAP
5 18 (18.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (15.31%) Oracle OLAP
7 13 (13.27%) Oracle ODI
7 13 (13.27%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
9 4 (4.08%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.06%) Hyperion Smart View
11 2 (2.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.02%) DecisionStream
12 1 (1.02%) PowerCenter
12 1 (1.02%) DataStage
12 1 (1.02%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 52 (53.06%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Retail
3 7 (7.14%) Billing
4 4 (4.08%) Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Legal
6 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.02%) Publishing
7 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.02%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (32.65%) Developer
2 21 (21.43%) Consultant
3 20 (20.41%) Analyst
4 17 (17.35%) Hyperion Developer
5 14 (14.29%) Hyperion Consultant
6 7 (7.14%) Report Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Essbase Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Essbase Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (5.10%) Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (3.06%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) DBA
10 3 (3.06%) Hyperion Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) J2EE
2 3 (3.06%) Web Services
3 2 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (1.02%) .NET
4 1 (1.02%) EJB
4 1 (1.02%) CSS
4 1 (1.02%) JSP
4 1 (1.02%) Servlets
4 1 (1.02%) Struts
4 1 (1.02%) XML
4 1 (1.02%) XBRL
4 1 (1.02%) OLE
4 1 (1.02%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.02%) Spring
4 1 (1.02%) JSF
4 1 (1.02%) Ajax
4 1 (1.02%) iBATIS
4 1 (1.02%) jQuery
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.02%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
1 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Exalytics
2 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.02%) Wiki
2 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.02%) FMCG
2 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.35%) UNIX
2 16 (16.33%) Windows
3 3 (3.06%) Linux
4 2 (2.04%) Solaris
5 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.80%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (20.41%) Use Case
3 13 (13.27%) Multidimensional Analysis
3 13 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (11.22%) Data Management
5 9 (9.18%) ITIL
6 8 (8.16%) Project Management
6 8 (8.16%) Migration
6 8 (8.16%) Asset Management
7 7 (7.14%) Workflow
8 6 (6.12%) DRM
9 5 (5.10%) ERP
10 4 (4.08%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.08%) SOA
10 4 (4.08%) ETL
10 4 (4.08%) Performance Management
11 3 (3.06%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.61%) SQL
2 24 (24.49%) PL/SQL
3 16 (16.33%) T-SQL
4 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.22%) VB
6 7 (7.14%) VBA
7 5 (5.10%) ActionScript
8 3 (3.06%) C
9 1 (1.02%) Java
9 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.06%) ACCA
3 3 (3.06%) CIMA
4 2 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.04%) SLA
4 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.02%) IAG
2 1 (1.02%) OCFS2
2 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 78 (79.59%) Oracle
2 63 (64.29%) Hyperion
3 8 (8.16%) Cognos
4 4 (4.08%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.04%) SAP
5 2 (2.04%) IBM
5 2 (2.04%) Informatica
5 2 (2.04%) Yardi
6 1 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.02%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.02%) Primavera
6 1 (1.02%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.02%) Brio
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.02%) HP
6 1 (1.02%) CA
6 1 (1.02%) Siebel
6 1 (1.02%) Progress
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