The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Impromptu skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Impromptu over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Impromptu
Rank 575 547 554
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing Cognos Impromptu 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.037% 0.047% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£269 £400 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.81% -21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £292 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-41.87% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 -
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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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10669 10695 11484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.31% 22.03% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6696 6742 6825
Average daily rate £400 £395 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 187 289
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

Cognos Impromptu
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cognos Impromptu Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cognos Impromptu
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos Impromptu across the England region.

Cognos Impromptu Daily Rate Trend in England

Cognos Impromptu
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Impromptu across the England region.

Cognos Impromptu Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cognos Impromptu
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Impromptu within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 3 £300 - 1
East of England - 1 £200 -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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Cognos Impromptu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cognos Impromptu 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 Impromptu.

1 12 (100.00%) Cognos
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) Intel
3 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 6 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) ARCserve
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) Time Management
5 4 (33.33%) ResourceLink
5 4 (33.33%) i-GRasp
5 4 (33.33%) Northgate
5 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint

Cognos Impromptu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cognos Impromptu 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 Impromptu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) ResourceLink
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Perl Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Perl Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cognos
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Intel
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) i-GRasp
3 4 (33.33%) Northgate
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle