The first table below looks at the demand for Cognos Impromptu skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Impromptu over the 3 months to 23 July 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.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Impromptu
Rank 567 566 582
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing Cognos Impromptu 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.027% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Average daily rate
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£231 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £375 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £375 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11373 11012 11936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.12% 21.60% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7036 6722 7014
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 223 306
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £29.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.60 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%

Cognos Impromptu
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cognos Impromptu Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cognos Impromptu
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cognos Impromptu Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos Impromptu
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos Impromptu within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Cognos Impromptu Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cognos Impromptu
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cognos Impromptu Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos Impromptu
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Impromptu within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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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
England -8 9 £238 -36.66% 2
London +8 7 £300 - 1
East of England -18 2 £200 -46.66%
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1

Cognos Impromptu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 20 (86.96%) Cognos
2 15 (65.22%) MS Office
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
4 12 (52.17%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (52.17%) PRINCE2
4 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
4 12 (52.17%) Intel
4 12 (52.17%) SAN
4 12 (52.17%) Thin Client
4 12 (52.17%) Terminal Services
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (52.17%) ARCserve
4 12 (52.17%) LAN
4 12 (52.17%) WAN
4 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
4 12 (52.17%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (52.17%) Fat Client
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
6 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
6 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Time Management
8 4 (17.39%) i-GRasp
8 4 (17.39%) Northgate

Cognos Impromptu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
1 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Office
2 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) ResourceLink
2 2 (8.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) LAN
1 12 (52.17%) WAN
1 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
1 12 (52.17%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (52.17%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (13.04%) MS Access
4 2 (8.70%) Cognos Powerplay
4 2 (8.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Support
3 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Release Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Deployment Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Perl Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Cognos Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Thin Client
1 12 (52.17%) Fat Client
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
1 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) PRINCE2
2 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Time Management
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) ERP
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.35%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Terminal Services
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cognos
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Intel
3 12 (52.17%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) i-GRasp
4 4 (17.39%) Northgate
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle