The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Essbase skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Essbase over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 151 181
Rank change year-on-year -9 +30  
Contract jobs citing Essbase 2 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.065% 0.089% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.24% 0.32% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Median daily rate £506 £283 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.20% -48.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £277 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £289 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £375
% change year-on-year -9.09% +46.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Essbase is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 830 924 1289
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 27.11% 27.55% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 751 1004
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £31.29 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.60% -13.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

Essbase
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Essbase as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Essbase in the City of London

Essbase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Essbase in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Essbase in the City of London

Essbase
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Essbase in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Essbase in the City of London

Essbase
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Essbase also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Essbase.

1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) Hyperion
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) DRM
4 2 (22.22%) MDX
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) HFM
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) Tableau
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation

Essbase
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (11.11%) HFM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Hyperion Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Essbase Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Hyperion Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) DRM
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) OCP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Hyperion
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau