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 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Impromptu
Rank 625 603 588
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Contract jobs citing Cognos Impromptu 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.037% 0.041% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £265 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.54% -33.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £265 £400
% change year-on-year
+107.54% -33.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00

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
13378 12150 11851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.57% 21.49% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8798 7526 7331
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 187 207
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £13.50 £16.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.72 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 6 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 2 September 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 -3 5 £550 +104.65% 3
South East - 3 £550 - 3
London -9 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £550 - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Cognos Impromptu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Teradata
3 2 (40.00%) SPSS
3 2 (40.00%) ERwin
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software

Cognos Impromptu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SPSS
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (40.00%) HBase
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) D3.js
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (40.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (40.00%) Database Theory
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Teradata
2 2 (40.00%) Netezza
2 2 (40.00%) Vertica
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NCR