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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Powerplay
Rank 601 580 533
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -47
Contract jobs citing Cognos Powerplay 6 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.034%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.050% 0.018% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
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£422 £363 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.48% -23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £353 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £373 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
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
11961 11288 10054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.08% 21.44% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7836 7214 6065
Average daily rate £400 £398 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 188 226
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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
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 22 May 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 9 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 22 May 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 -22 6 £422 +16.48% 3
North West - 4 £422 -
Merseyside - 2 £355 -
South West - 1 £450 -
Knutsford - 1 £439 -
London - 1 £238 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £439 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 -
City of London - 1 £238 - 1

Cognos Powerplay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) Cognos
2 5 (83.33%) Cognos Transformer
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
5 2 (33.33%) ReportNet
5 2 (33.33%) Multidimensional Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (33.33%) Cognos Event Studio
5 2 (33.33%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (33.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 2 (33.33%) Teradata
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (33.33%) DTS
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) CRM

Cognos Powerplay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Cognos Transformer
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ReportNet
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Event Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (33.33%) DTS
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
1 2 (33.33%) Multidimensional Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Maconomy