The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Powerplay skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Powerplay over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Cognos Powerplay
Rank 646 653 626
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Contract jobs citing Cognos Powerplay 2 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.012% 0.016%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.016% 0.053% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 8
Median daily rate £325 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
12122 13332 12303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.69% 22.95% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8027 8826 7790
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 200 201
Median hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £56.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

Cognos Powerplay
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cognos Powerplay as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Powerplay within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 2 £325 -27.77%
Reading - 2 £325 -
Berkshire - 2 £325 -
South East - 2 £325 -

Cognos Powerplay
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Powerplay also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cognos Powerplay.

1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Hyperion
2 2 (66.67%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (66.67%) Kalido
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Connection
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Cognos Powerplay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Kalido
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Connection
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) Hyperion
2 2 (66.67%) MicroStrategy