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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 553 505 436
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -69
Contract jobs citing Essbase 28 61 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 0.55% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 32
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£488 £415 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £269 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £510 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £285 £450
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -36.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.75 -

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
11144 11132 10284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.21% 21.98% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7173 6795 6175
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 £275 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 189 224
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £27.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £13.56 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 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 25 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 4 March 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 -36 27 £500 +20.48% 28
London -21 19 £513 +17.81% 19
City of London +9 4 £400 -11.11% 3
South West -7 2 £450 +20.00% 1
South East - 2 £500 - 3
Birmingham -2 1 - - 1
West Midlands -15 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -18 1 £450 +57.89% 1
West Yorkshire -22 1 £450 +57.89% 1
Paddington - 1 £475 -
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
County Londonderry - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 56 (63.64%) Hyperion
2 53 (60.23%) Oracle
3 51 (57.95%) Finance
4 30 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (28.41%) Hyperion Planning
6 24 (27.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 21 (23.86%) SQL
8 18 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (20.45%) Oracle ODI
9 15 (17.05%) Data Modelling
10 13 (14.77%) Migration
10 13 (14.77%) HFM
11 12 (13.64%) DRM
12 11 (12.50%) Project Management
12 11 (12.50%) Business Analysis
12 11 (12.50%) Oracle Database
13 10 (11.36%) Data Migration
14 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (10.23%) Oracle Exadata
15 8 (9.09%) Toad
15 8 (9.09%) Windows
15 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
16 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
16 7 (7.95%) Analytics
16 7 (7.95%) Banking
16 7 (7.95%) ETL
16 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
16 7 (7.95%) Cognos
16 7 (7.95%) Oracle Reports

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (5.68%) SAS
2 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (28.41%) Hyperion Planning
2 13 (14.77%) HFM
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (2.27%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.14%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.27%) Oracle BI EE
2 18 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (20.45%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (10.23%) Oracle Exadata
5 7 (7.95%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.68%) OLAP
7 4 (4.55%) Hyperion Smart View
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.27%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Toad
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 51 (57.95%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) German Language
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (29.55%) Developer
2 22 (25.00%) Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) Consultant
3 11 (12.50%) Essbase Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Architect
5 8 (9.09%) Hyperion Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Hyperion Developer
7 6 (6.82%) OBIEE Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Hyperion Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Business Architect
11 2 (2.27%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) MDX
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.41%) Middleware
4 2 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Exalytics
3 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) UNIX
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (17.05%) Data Modelling
3 13 (14.77%) Migration
4 12 (13.64%) DRM
5 11 (12.50%) Project Management
5 11 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 10 (11.36%) Data Migration
7 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.95%) Analytics
8 7 (7.95%) ETL
9 6 (6.82%) ERP
10 5 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.68%) E-business
10 5 (5.68%) Workflow
10 5 (5.68%) Data Management
10 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
11 4 (4.55%) Investment Management
11 4 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.86%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) VBScript
2 6 (6.82%) VBA
3 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.27%) ActionScript
4 2 (2.27%) R
5 1 (1.14%) Jython
5 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.14%) Java
5 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) ISEB
4 2 (2.27%) VCP4
5 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Degree
5 1 (1.14%) CIMA
5 1 (1.14%) ACCA
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 56 (63.64%) Hyperion
2 53 (60.23%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) Cognos
4 6 (6.82%) SAP
5 5 (5.68%) JD Edwards
6 4 (4.55%) IBM
6 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.27%) Informatica
7 2 (2.27%) Endeca
8 1 (1.14%) Ab Initio
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