Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Essbase skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Essbase over the 6 months to 16 February 2020 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)
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 687 826 828
Rank change year-on-year +139 +2 -28
Contract jobs citing Essbase 37 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.054% 0.065%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 52
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +15.27% -11.03%
10th Percentile £301 £250 £363
90th Percentile £600 £584 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £450 £403
% change year-on-year -25.00% +11.80% -15.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £72.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.50 - -

Essbase is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 14,455 21,967 22,132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.25% 22.32% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,567 15,125 15,392
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £319 £320 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 251 256
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £33.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.58% -3.65% +24.55%
10th Percentile £13.74 £13.25 £15.09
90th Percentile £53.75 £57.33 £57.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.55 £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -22.58% -13.73% +53.00%

Essbase
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Essbase as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Essbase in the UK

Essbase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Essbase in the UK

Essbase
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Essbase over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Essbase in the UK

Essbase
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Essbase in the UK

Essbase
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Essbase within the UK over the 6 months to 16 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +134 36 £475 -5.00% 12
UK excluding London +100 22 £338 -25.00% 1
South East +86 18 £368 +5.00%
London +113 14 £558 +11.50% 11
Midlands +57 2 £350 -6.67% 1
East Midlands +37 2 £350 -6.67% 1
East of England +28 1 £325 -35.00%
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Essbase also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Essbase.

1 30 (81.08%) Hyperion
2 29 (78.38%) Oracle
3 26 (70.27%) Finance
4 20 (54.05%) Oracle Smart View
5 12 (32.43%) SQL
6 11 (29.73%) Hyperion Planning
7 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (24.32%) Groovy
9 8 (21.62%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (21.62%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (21.62%) DRM
10 7 (18.92%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (18.92%) Predictive Analysis
11 6 (16.22%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
12 5 (13.51%) Power BI
12 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (13.51%) Power Platform
13 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
13 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
13 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
13 4 (10.81%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (10.81%) SaaS

Essbase
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Hyperion Planning
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Power Platform
2 4 (10.81%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle Smart View
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.51%) Power BI
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.81%) DTS
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (8.11%) OLAP
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
7 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
7 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.70%) MS Access
8 1 (2.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Consultant
2 16 (43.24%) Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Hyperion Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Business Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Hyperion Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Applications Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Applications Support
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (13.51%) SQL Developer
6 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (13.51%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Report Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Essbase Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Hyperion Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Hyperion Essbase Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.41%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.62%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 8 (21.62%) DRM
2 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (18.92%) Predictive Analysis
4 4 (10.81%) Analytics
4 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (10.81%) ERP
4 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Business Development
5 3 (8.11%) ETL
5 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.41%) Data Science
6 2 (5.41%) Open Source
6 2 (5.41%) Time Series Forecasting
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Decision-Making
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) Groovy
3 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.81%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) VB
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) MCITP
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Hyperion
2 29 (78.38%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Sybase
4 2 (5.41%) Cognos
4 2 (5.41%) Tableau
5 1 (2.70%) IBM