The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Impromptu
Rank 555 545 567
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing Cognos Impromptu 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.085% 0.030% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate
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£238 £375 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £375 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £375 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10561 10102 11030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.39% 21.74% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6655 6292 6639
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 214 276
Average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Cognos Impromptu
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos Impromptu across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Cognos Impromptu Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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 +12 7 £300 - 1
East of England -19 2 £200 -46.66%
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Cognos Impromptu
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Cognos Impromptu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (100.00%) Cognos
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (50.00%) MS Office
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (50.00%) Intel
3 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 8 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 8 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) ARCserve
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Time Management
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (25.00%) ResourceLink
5 4 (25.00%) i-GRasp
5 4 (25.00%) Northgate

Cognos Impromptu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) ResourceLink
2 2 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Powerplay
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Cognos BI Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Perl Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Cognos Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Perl Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 8 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Time Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cognos
2 8 (50.00%) Intel
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) i-GRasp
3 4 (25.00%) Northgate
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) IBM