The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Impromptu skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Impromptu over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Cognos Impromptu
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cognos Impromptu 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £123
% change year-on-year
- +185.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cognos Impromptu
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
771 736 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.31% 22.89% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 466 354
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.80 £17.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.95 £67.00 £51.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

Cognos Impromptu
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cognos Impromptu Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cognos Impromptu
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cognos Impromptu Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cognos Impromptu
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cognos Impromptu Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Cognos Impromptu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Powerplay
1 3 (100.00%) DTS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ReportNet
1 3 (100.00%) Teradata
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Transformer
1 3 (100.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Banking

Cognos Impromptu
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Powerplay
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Transformer
1 3 (100.00%) DTS
1 3 (100.00%) ReportNet
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Cognos Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
1 3 (100.00%) Teradata