The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Powerplay 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 Powerplay over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Powerplay
Rank 620 599 550
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -49
Contract jobs citing Cognos Powerplay 2 1 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.051%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.016% 0.009% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
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£338 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £475 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £338
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
12636 11592 11138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 21.21% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8233 7148 6794
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 180 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.18 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £53.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

Cognos Powerplay
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cognos Powerplay Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cognos Powerplay
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cognos Powerplay Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos Powerplay
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cognos Powerplay Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos Powerplay
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Powerplay within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Cardiff - 2 £338 -
South Wales - 2 £338 -
Wales - 2 £338 -

Cognos Powerplay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cognos Powerplay 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 Powerplay.

1 8 (100.00%) Cognos
2 7 (87.50%) Cognos Transformer
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (50.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (50.00%) VB
5 4 (50.00%) DTS
6 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (25.00%) Data Mart
7 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
7 2 (25.00%) Teradata
7 2 (25.00%) Cognos Event Studio
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
7 2 (25.00%) Change Control
7 2 (25.00%) Cognos Query Studio

Cognos Powerplay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cognos Powerplay 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 Powerplay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Cognos Transformer
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (50.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 4 (50.00%) DTS
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (25.00%) ReportNet
6 2 (25.00%) Data Mart
6 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
6 2 (25.00%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (25.00%) Cognos Event Studio
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Multidimensional Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cognos
2 2 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Maconomy
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