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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 163 194
Rank change year-on-year -2 +31  
Contract jobs citing Essbase 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% 0.059% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.12% 0.25% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £563
% change year-on-year +26.66% -33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year +32.03% -  

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 836 813 1475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.62% 24.15% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 1586 2933
Median daily rate £505 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.27% -40.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £16.13 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £19.50 £106.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

Essbase
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Essbase as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Hyperion
2 2 (66.67%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Release Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) CIMA
3 1 (33.33%) DRM
3 1 (33.33%) ACCA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) OCP

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 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (33.33%) HFM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Smart View
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Report Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 1 (33.33%) DRM
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) Release Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ACCA
1 1 (33.33%) CIMA
1 1 (33.33%) OCP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Hyperion
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle