The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Cognos Powerplay skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos Powerplay over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

IBM Cognos Powerplay
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 643 645
Contract jobs citing Cognos Powerplay 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.009% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £390 £450
% change year-on-year - -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cognos Powerplay 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 10382 11757 13183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.44% 21.86% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6788 7965 8622
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 195 185
Median hourly rate £31.50 £31.27 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +16.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

Cognos Powerplay
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos Powerplay in the UK

Cognos Powerplay
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos Powerplay in the UK

Cognos Powerplay
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos Powerplay in the UK