The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Cognos Impromptu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos Impromptu over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Cognos Impromptu
UK
Rank - - 625
Contract jobs citing Cognos Impromptu 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.011%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £429
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cognos Impromptu is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10225 11789 12101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.76% 22.15% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6925 7905 7760
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 189 159
Median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

Cognos Impromptu
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cognos Impromptu as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos Impromptu in the UK

Cognos Impromptu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cognos Impromptu.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos Impromptu in the UK

Cognos Impromptu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos Impromptu in the UK