The first table below looks at the demand for Cognos Powerplay 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 Powerplay over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Powerplay
Rank 411 380 412
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +32
Contract jobs citing Cognos Powerplay 1 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.042% 0.039%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.018% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 9
Average daily rate £425 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5469 4756 5465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.60% 22.01% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3851 3335 3553
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 30
Average hourly rate £31.00 £23.20 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -21.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £17.30 £16.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.25 £52.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Cognos Powerplay
England

Cognos Powerplay
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Cognos Powerplay Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cognos Powerplay
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cognos Powerplay Daily Rate Trend in London

Cognos Powerplay
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Cognos Powerplay Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cognos Powerplay
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Cognos Powerplay
England

Cognos Powerplay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (100.00%) Cognos
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Teradata
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) DTS
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (40.00%) ReportNet
4 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) QlikView
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Cognos Powerplay
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DTS
2 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (40.00%) ReportNet
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) MI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SAP BW Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cognos Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Teradata
2 2 (40.00%) SAP