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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Cognos Impromptu
Rank - 611 579
Contract jobs citing Cognos Impromptu 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.018%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.009% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate - £350 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +185.71%
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 - - -

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
11419 11340 11451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.20% 21.90% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7676 7338 6934
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 174 234
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Teradata
2 4 (66.67%) Cognos
2 4 (66.67%) Cognos Powerplay
3 3 (50.00%) DTS
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) ReportNet
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
3 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (33.33%) Data Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Presales
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Netezza
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (33.33%) Parallel Processing

Cognos Impromptu
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Cognos Powerplay
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
2 3 (50.00%) DTS
2 3 (50.00%) ReportNet
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (33.33%) HBase
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Kalido
4 1 (16.67%) MS Access
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cognos Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) D3.js
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Data Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Teradata
2 4 (66.67%) Cognos
3 2 (33.33%) Netezza
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Vertica
4 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy