The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Powerplay skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Powerplay over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Powerplay
Rank 195 213 193
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs citing Cognos Powerplay 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.047% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.077% 0.22% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£238 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1300 1393 1412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.35% 21.93% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1012 1109
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £33.75 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

Cognos Powerplay
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Powerplay across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Cognos Powerplay Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cognos Powerplay
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos Powerplay across the City of London region.

Cognos Powerplay Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cognos Powerplay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cognos Powerplay also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos Powerplay.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Maconomy
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing

Cognos Powerplay
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cognos Powerplay also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos Powerplay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Maconomy