The table below looks at the statistics for Essbase skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Essbase over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
Rank 105 99 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs citing Essbase 2 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.092% 0.48% 1.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.49% 2.20% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £285 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £278 £400
% change year-on-year
+68.91% -30.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.75 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
412 454 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.05% 21.79% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 255 235
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 16
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £17.09 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

Essbase
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Essbase across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Essbase Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Essbase
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Essbase across the West Midlands region.

Essbase Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Essbase
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Essbase across the West Midlands region.

Essbase Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Essbase
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Essbase within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Solihull - - - - 1
Essbase
England

Essbase
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Hyperion
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) VBScript
4 4 (50.00%) MDX
4 4 (50.00%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (50.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) ERP
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Essbase Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Hyperion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (12.50%) SAP