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 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Powerplay
Rank 607 582 597
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing Cognos Powerplay 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.015% 0.003%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.085% 0.068% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -
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
11739 11833 11959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.52% 22.46% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7503 7329 6850
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 £273 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 202 338
Average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 2014.

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 4 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 1 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 6 £400 -11.11% 2
London +9 2 £475 -13.63% 2
City of London +31 1 £475 -
West Midlands -16 1 - -

Cognos Powerplay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Cognos
1 11 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (81.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) Cognos Report Studio
4 8 (72.73%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
4 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (63.64%) Cognos Transformer
6 6 (54.55%) ETL
7 4 (36.36%) Cognos Query Studio
7 4 (36.36%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (36.36%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
7 4 (36.36%) DTS
7 4 (36.36%) VB
7 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
7 4 (36.36%) Star Schema
8 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (27.27%) Data Mart
9 2 (18.18%) Change Control
9 2 (18.18%) ERP
9 2 (18.18%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (9.09%) Cognos Event Studio
10 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS

Cognos Powerplay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (81.82%) Cognos Report Studio
4 8 (72.73%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (63.64%) Cognos Transformer
6 4 (36.36%) Cognos Query Studio
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (36.36%) DTS
6 4 (36.36%) Star Schema
7 3 (27.27%) Data Mart
8 1 (9.09%) Cognos Event Studio
8 1 (9.09%) DataStage
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (9.09%) ReportNet
8 1 (9.09%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Business Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cognos
2 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle