Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 749 787
Rank change year-on-year -59 +38 -10
Contract jobs citing Essbase 69 79 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.085% 0.099%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.30% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 60
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £366 £388 £345
90th Percentile £588 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £475 £525
% change year-on-year -14.74% -9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 22,636 20,842 23,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.39% 22.49% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,705 13,959 16,081
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £312 £290 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 266 395
UK median hourly rate £34.25 £27.50 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.55% +8.10% -15.20%
10th Percentile £14.65 £9.94 £12.08
90th Percentile £54.63 £49.38 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +2.04% -14.60%

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 19 April 2018.

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 12 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 19 April 2018. 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 -71 55 £462 -2.74% 10
UK excluding London -25 38 £405 -14.74% 4
London -40 30 £475 - 6
Scotland - 14 £400 -
North of England 0 9 £450 -18.18% 1
South East -39 8 £488 +8.33% 2
North West -19 7 £450 -18.18%
Midlands +6 5 £450 -18.18% 1
West Midlands -12 3 £450 -
East Midlands -3 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 - -
Yorkshire -10 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 63 (91.30%) Oracle
2 50 (72.46%) Hyperion
3 45 (65.22%) Finance
4 28 (40.58%) Oracle Reports
5 25 (36.23%) HFM
5 25 (36.23%) Hyperion Planning
6 18 (26.09%) Oracle Smart View
7 16 (23.19%) Oracle ODI
7 16 (23.19%) Migration
8 14 (20.29%) Data Migration
8 14 (20.29%) Planning and Forecasting
9 13 (18.84%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (15.94%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (15.94%) Oracle EBS
11 11 (15.94%) General Ledger
11 11 (15.94%) Oracle General Ledger
12 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
13 9 (13.04%) ETL
13 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (13.04%) SQL
13 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (11.59%) JIRA
15 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
15 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (10.14%) Legal
15 7 (10.14%) Project Management
15 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (10.14%) PMO

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:

Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (36.23%) HFM
1 25 (36.23%) Hyperion Planning
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) Oracle Reports
2 18 (26.09%) Oracle Smart View
3 16 (23.19%) Oracle ODI
4 13 (18.84%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.70%) OLAP
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.90%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (2.90%) QlikView
9 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.90%) SQLPlus
10 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.45%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (1.45%) Power BI
10 1 (1.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) JIRA
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.90%) Subversion
3 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) ER Studio
4 1 (1.45%) ERwin
4 1 (1.45%) Toad
General
1 45 (65.22%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) General Ledger
3 7 (10.14%) Legal
4 5 (7.25%) Banking
4 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Consultant
2 14 (20.29%) Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Analyst
3 12 (17.39%) Hyperion Consultant
4 10 (14.49%) Business Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Hyperion Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Hyperion Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Hyperion Project Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Hyperion Specialist
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Presales Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.90%) CSS
2 2 (2.90%) HTML
2 2 (2.90%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Unix
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
1 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
1 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Migration
2 14 (20.29%) Data Migration
2 14 (20.29%) Planning and Forecasting
3 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.04%) ETL
5 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.14%) Project Management
6 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.25%) Quality Management
7 5 (7.25%) Validation
8 4 (5.80%) Data Validation
8 4 (5.80%) Innovative Thinking
8 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) Trend Analysis
9 3 (4.35%) Analytical Thinking
9 3 (4.35%) Data Entry
9 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) VBA
3 3 (4.35%) C
4 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.45%) VB
5 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.80%) IIBA
2 4 (5.80%) ISEB
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) PMO
2 6 (8.70%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.80%) FINREP
3 4 (5.80%) IFRS
4 1 (1.45%) GAAP
Vendors
1 63 (91.30%) Oracle
2 50 (72.46%) Hyperion
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.90%) SAP