Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 760 790
Rank change year-on-year -84 +30 -26
Contract jobs citing Essbase 45 126 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.12% 0.099%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% 0.53% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 67 79
UK median daily rate £425 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £375 £333 £338
90th Percentile £588 £635 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £494 £525
% change year-on-year -8.86% -5.95% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.00 -

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 22546 23891 26754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 22.61% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15400 15864 17620
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 369 402
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +19.59%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.03 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.20% -6.07% +33.33%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -40 43 £431 -9.21% 4
UK excluding London -12 23 £450 -8.86% 2
London -43 20 £421 -11.32% 2
North of England +56 9 £394 -21.25% 1
South East -2 8 £575 +21.05% 1
North West +16 6 £396 -20.75% 1
Midlands +26 4 £450 +20.00%
West Midlands +35 3 £450 +20.00%
Yorkshire +24 3 £355 -
Scotland - 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £650 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for Essbase.

1 38 (84.44%) Oracle
2 35 (77.78%) Hyperion
3 29 (64.44%) Finance
4 22 (48.89%) Hyperion Planning
5 18 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (26.67%) HFM
6 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (24.44%) Oracle ODI
7 11 (24.44%) Business Analysis
7 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (24.44%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (22.22%) Project Management
8 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
9 9 (20.00%) Oracle Smart View
10 8 (17.78%) QlikView
11 7 (15.56%) ETL
11 7 (15.56%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (15.56%) SQL
11 7 (15.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 6 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
12 6 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.33%) Tableau
12 6 (13.33%) Vertica
13 5 (11.11%) Banking
13 5 (11.11%) Telecoms

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 (4.44%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Hyperion Planning
2 12 (26.67%) HFM
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle BI EE
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (20.00%) Oracle Smart View
5 8 (17.78%) QlikView
6 6 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (8.89%) Data Mart
8 3 (6.67%) Big Data
8 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.44%) Endeca
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.44%) Star Schema
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (2.22%) Power BI
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (64.44%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.44%) Local Government
4 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Analyst
1 17 (37.78%) Business Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Essbase Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Hyperion Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Hyperion Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Hyperion Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Planning Manager
5 3 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) QlikView Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Fintech
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Exalytics
3 1 (2.22%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Business Analysis
3 10 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
3 10 (22.22%) Project Management
4 7 (15.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 7 (15.56%) ETL
5 6 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.89%) Coaching
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.89%) Data Management
6 4 (8.89%) Master Data Management
6 4 (8.89%) Release Management
6 4 (8.89%) Security Management
6 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Validation
7 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) C
2 3 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) IIBA
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) ACCA
2 2 (4.44%) CIMA
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) OCP
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) PMO
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Oracle
2 35 (77.78%) Hyperion
3 7 (15.56%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (13.33%) Tableau
4 6 (13.33%) Vertica
5 4 (8.89%) Netezza
5 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.44%) Informatica
6 2 (4.44%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft