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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 532 477 521
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +44
Contract jobs citing Essbase 72 110 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.60% 0.93% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 65 37
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£479 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £323 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.57% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £38.64 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.79% -

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
11919 11788 12017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.54% 22.33% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7610 7312 6868
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 £273 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 203 345
Average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £30.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

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 30 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 30 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 -59 66 £475 -5.00% 23
London -27 23 £475 -5.00% 13
South West - 16 £506 - 2
Dorset - 8 £508 -
City of London +24 7 £438 -2.77% 4
East of England -13 7 £305 -
West Midlands -14 7 £413 +71.87% 2
Essex -6 6 £290 -
Bournemouth - 6 £508 -
North West -3 5 £450 +12.50% 1
South East -37 3 £600 +20.00% 3
Birmingham -3 2 £500 +108.33%
Solihull - 2 - - 1
East Midlands +6 1 £313 -
Surrey -21 1 £600 +14.28% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 86 (77.48%) Oracle
2 69 (62.16%) Hyperion
3 59 (53.15%) Finance
4 38 (34.23%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (32.43%) SQL
6 26 (23.42%) Oracle Database
7 25 (22.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 25 (22.52%) PL/SQL
8 24 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (21.62%) HFM
9 21 (18.92%) OLAP
9 21 (18.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (18.02%) Use Case
10 20 (18.02%) UNIX
11 19 (17.12%) Oracle EBS
12 18 (16.22%) Windows
13 16 (14.41%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (14.41%) T-SQL
13 16 (14.41%) Hyperion Planning
14 15 (13.51%) Oracle OLAP
14 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
15 14 (12.61%) Oracle Financials
16 13 (11.71%) Multidimensional Analysis
16 13 (11.71%) Data Management
16 13 (11.71%) Oracle ODI
16 13 (11.71%) Data Structures
17 12 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
17 12 (10.81%) QA
17 12 (10.81%) VBA
18 11 (9.91%) Migration

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 4 (3.60%) SAS
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Office
1 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (21.62%) HFM
2 19 (17.12%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (14.41%) Hyperion Planning
4 14 (12.61%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (6.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (3.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (1.80%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.90%) Cognos Controller
9 1 (0.90%) Cognos Planning
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.90%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.90%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.42%) Oracle Database
2 25 (22.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 24 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (18.92%) OLAP
4 21 (18.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (14.41%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (13.51%) Oracle OLAP
7 13 (11.71%) Oracle ODI
8 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
9 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.70%) Hyperion Smart View
11 3 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (1.80%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (1.80%) Oracle Discoverer
12 2 (1.80%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.90%) PowerCenter
13 1 (0.90%) DataStage
13 1 (0.90%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
General
1 59 (53.15%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Retail
3 9 (8.11%) Banking
4 7 (6.31%) Billing
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
6 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) German Language
7 1 (0.90%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (36.94%) Developer
2 24 (21.62%) Analyst
3 23 (20.72%) Consultant
4 20 (18.02%) Hyperion Developer
5 16 (14.41%) Hyperion Consultant
6 12 (10.81%) Essbase Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Report Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.60%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Essbase Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) Oracle Architect
10 4 (3.60%) OBIEE Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) J2EE
2 5 (4.50%) Web Services
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.70%) MDX
4 3 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (0.90%) OLE
5 1 (0.90%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.90%) Spring
5 1 (0.90%) JSF
5 1 (0.90%) Ajax
5 1 (0.90%) EJB
5 1 (0.90%) CSS
5 1 (0.90%) JSP
5 1 (0.90%) Servlets
5 1 (0.90%) Struts
5 1 (0.90%) iBATIS
5 1 (0.90%) jQuery
5 1 (0.90%) XML
5 1 (0.90%) XBRL
5 1 (0.90%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.80%) User Experience
5 1 (0.90%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.90%) Wiki
5 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) UNIX
2 18 (16.22%) Windows
3 5 (4.50%) Linux
4 2 (1.80%) Solaris
5 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (18.02%) Use Case
3 13 (11.71%) Data Management
3 13 (11.71%) Multidimensional Analysis
4 12 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (9.91%) DRM
5 11 (9.91%) Migration
6 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
6 7 (6.31%) Workflow
6 7 (6.31%) ITIL
6 7 (6.31%) SOA
7 6 (5.41%) ERP
7 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.41%) Project Management
8 5 (4.50%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (3.60%) ETL
9 4 (3.60%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.70%) E-business
10 3 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.43%) SQL
2 25 (22.52%) PL/SQL
3 16 (14.41%) T-SQL
4 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.81%) VBA
6 11 (9.91%) VB
7 7 (6.31%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.70%) C
9 1 (0.90%) Java
9 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.70%) ACCA
4 3 (2.70%) CIMA
5 2 (1.80%) Degree
6 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.81%) QA
2 5 (4.50%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.70%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.90%) IAG
2 1 (0.90%) OCFS2
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 86 (77.48%) Oracle
2 69 (62.16%) Hyperion
3 9 (8.11%) Cognos
4 4 (3.60%) Informatica
4 4 (3.60%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.70%) SAP
6 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.80%) Endeca
6 2 (1.80%) Yardi
7 1 (0.90%) Primavera
7 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.90%) Brio
7 1 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.90%) Siebel
7 1 (0.90%) Progress
7 1 (0.90%) IBM
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.90%) HP
7 1 (0.90%) CA
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