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 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 111 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Essbase 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.047% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.36% 0.21% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £479 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 - -
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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
440 471 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.98% 22.28% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 287 260
Average daily rate £335 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

Essbase
Jobs Demand Trend 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 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
Solihull +6 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £500 -
Essbase
England

Essbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) Hyperion
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
6 2 (28.57%) Solaris
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (28.57%) ERP
6 2 (28.57%) SOA
6 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle FAH

Essbase
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (14.29%) HFM
3 1 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) OBIEE Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Hyperion Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ACCA
2 1 (14.29%) CIMA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Hyperion
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica