The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Impromptu
Rank 594 586 530
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -56
Contract jobs citing Cognos Impromptu 6 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.017% 0.050%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.049% 0.076% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £178 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.43% -61.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £175 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £253 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £175 £450
% change year-on-year
+145.28% -61.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12283 11838 10449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.01% 21.73% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8003 7500 6308
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 190 221
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £15.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £55.00 £42.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
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 5 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 1 May 2015. 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 6 £425 +112.50%
London 0 4 £425 +112.50%
North West - 2 £429 -
Knutsford - 1 £439 -
Cheshire - 1 £439 -

Cognos Impromptu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Cognos
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) MS Access
3 4 (57.14%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (57.14%) ResourceLink
3 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) Cognos Powerplay
5 2 (28.57%) DTS
5 2 (28.57%) ReportNet
5 2 (28.57%) Teradata
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
5 2 (28.57%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Information Management
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

Cognos Impromptu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MS Access
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (28.57%) DTS
2 2 (28.57%) ReportNet
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) Teradata