The first table below looks at the demand for Cognos Impromptu skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Impromptu over the 3 months to 1 August 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 London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Impromptu
Rank 402 - 409
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos Impromptu 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% - 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% - 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
-41.93% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5287 5473 5371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.53% 22.54% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3570 3712 3610
Average daily rate £438 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 56
Average hourly rate £26.25 £28.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.40 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Cognos Impromptu
England

Cognos Impromptu
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Cognos Impromptu Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cognos Impromptu
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cognos Impromptu Daily Rate Trend in London

Cognos Impromptu
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos Impromptu across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Cognos Impromptu Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cognos Impromptu
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Cognos Impromptu Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cognos Impromptu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (100.00%) Cognos
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Intel
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) ARCserve
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) i-GRasp
3 4 (44.44%) Northgate
3 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) ResourceLink
3 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
3 4 (44.44%) Time Management
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010

Cognos Impromptu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Perl Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Perl Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cognos
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Intel
2 4 (44.44%) i-GRasp
2 4 (44.44%) Northgate
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Dell