The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 21 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 32 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.93% 0.53% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -16.36%
Cognos
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Vendors Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
73 64 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 33.80% 33.68% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 12
Average daily rate £350 £345 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £110 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Average hourly rate £39.50 £14.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.19% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Brighton region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Cognos
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Cognos 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.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (75.00%) SAP BI
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Cognos 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) SAP BW
1 3 (75.00%) SAP BI
1 3 (75.00%) OLAP
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Objects Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos BI Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM