Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 754 789
Rank change year-on-year -60 +35 -13
Contract jobs citing Essbase 56 90 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.093% 0.081%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 52
UK median daily rate £425 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £372 £413 £369
90th Percentile £588 £661 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £488 £525
% change year-on-year -16.92% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 21,849 21,843 24,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.98% 22.56% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,200 14,567 16,636
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 315 430
UK median hourly rate £30.75 £28.18 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.12% -6.07% +4.57%
10th Percentile £14.54 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.60 £48.60 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year +32.08% -9.40% +6.36%

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 20 January 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 11 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 20 January 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 -48 47 £444 -6.58% 13
UK excluding London -1 32 £405 -16.92% 6
London -52 22 £425 -10.53% 8
North of England +36 11 £430 -14.00% 3
Scotland - 9 £400 - 1
South East -32 8 £575 +27.78% 1
North West +3 7 £450 -10.00% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £325 - 1
West Midlands +23 3 £450 -
Midlands +7 3 £450 -
East of England -15 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for Essbase.

1 46 (82.14%) Oracle
2 39 (69.64%) Hyperion
3 33 (58.93%) Finance
4 32 (57.14%) Hyperion Planning
5 16 (28.57%) HFM
6 15 (26.79%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (26.79%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (23.21%) Oracle ODI
8 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (17.86%) Project Management
9 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
9 10 (17.86%) Planning and Forecasting
10 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (14.29%) SQL
11 8 (14.29%) Oracle Smart View
12 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (12.50%) PMO
13 6 (10.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
13 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (10.71%) ETL
13 6 (10.71%) OLAP
14 5 (8.93%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (8.93%) Banking
14 5 (8.93%) Data Management
14 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
14 5 (8.93%) Security Management
14 5 (8.93%) Master Data Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (57.14%) Hyperion Planning
2 16 (28.57%) HFM
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 13 (23.21%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (14.29%) Oracle Smart View
5 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (10.71%) OLAP
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (7.14%) QlikView
8 2 (3.57%) Big Data
8 2 (3.57%) Data Mart
8 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 33 (58.93%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Consultant
2 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Hyperion Consultant
4 8 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Hyperion Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Essbase Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Finance Business Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Hyperion Project Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle BI Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Presales Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
2 10 (17.86%) Planning and Forecasting
2 10 (17.86%) Project Management
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 6 (10.71%) ETL
5 5 (8.93%) Data Management
5 5 (8.93%) Master Data Management
5 5 (8.93%) Release Management
5 5 (8.93%) Security Management
5 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.14%) DRM
6 4 (7.14%) Migration
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.36%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (5.36%) Validation
7 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) VBA
3 3 (5.36%) C
4 2 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) IIBA
1 4 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) OCP
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) PMO
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) Oracle
2 39 (69.64%) Hyperion
3 4 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (7.14%) Tableau
3 4 (7.14%) Vertica
4 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.57%) Netezza
5 2 (3.57%) PeopleSoft