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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Powerplay
Rank 584 552 521
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -31
Contract jobs citing Cognos Powerplay 3 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.027% 0.13% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 9
Average daily rate
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£285 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £373 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £475 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.11% +13.33%
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
11170 11167 10267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 22.00% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7174 6794 6161
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 £275 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 191 228
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £13.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos Powerplay within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Cognos Powerplay Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 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 3 March 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 -18 3 £285 -32.94% 2
London +4 1 £238 -47.22% 1

Cognos Powerplay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (100.00%) Cognos
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 8 (80.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 8 (80.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Cognos Transformer
4 6 (60.00%) Cognos Query Studio
5 4 (40.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) ReportNet
5 4 (40.00%) Cognos Event Studio
6 3 (30.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (30.00%) DTS
6 3 (30.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (30.00%) VB
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) Data Mart
7 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet

Cognos Powerplay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 8 (80.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 8 (80.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Cognos Query Studio
3 6 (60.00%) Cognos Transformer
4 4 (40.00%) Cognos Event Studio
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (40.00%) ReportNet
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) DTS
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (20.00%) Star Schema
6 2 (20.00%) Data Mart
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (10.00%) ActiveReports
7 1 (10.00%) Big Data
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Cognos Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Multidimensional Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cognos
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Maconomy
4 1 (10.00%) Teradata
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