The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Powerplay
Rank 396 399 362
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -37
Contract jobs citing Cognos Powerplay 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.023% 0.015%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.020% 0.099% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£238 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.11% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cognos Powerplay
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4923 5028 4584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.18% 22.73% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3450 3457 3195
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +75.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £19.20 £19.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £152.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) ReportNet
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Query Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Event Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

Cognos Powerplay
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Query Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Event Studio
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) ReportNet
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Maconomy
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects