The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Powerplay 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 Powerplay over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Cognos Powerplay
Rank 603 577 546
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -31
Contract jobs citing Cognos Powerplay 5 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.002% 0.051%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.047% 0.010% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 19
Average daily rate £338 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cognos Powerplay
UK

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
10542 10230 10507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.33% 21.78% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7185 6706 6510
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 160 213
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

Cognos Powerplay
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cognos Powerplay Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cognos Powerplay
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cognos Powerplay Daily Rate Trend in England

Cognos Powerplay
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Cognos Powerplay Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cognos Powerplay
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 Powerplay within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
East of England - 5 £338 -
Cognos Powerplay
UK

Cognos Powerplay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 12 (100.00%) Cognos
2 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (58.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (58.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
4 6 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (50.00%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
6 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (25.00%) Teradata
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) DTS
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) VB
6 3 (25.00%) ReportNet
7 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching
7 2 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

Cognos Powerplay
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (58.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
3 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
5 3 (25.00%) DTS
5 3 (25.00%) ReportNet
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (8.33%) Kalido
7 1 (8.33%) MS Access
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Cognos Developer
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Developer
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos BI Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cognos
2 3 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (8.33%) MicroStrategy