The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Brighton region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 34 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.54% 0.71% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 3.23% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +23.68%
Vendors Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
63 31 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 34.24% 21.99% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 46
Average daily rate £345 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £468 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.25 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £19.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £23.33 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Cognos
East Sussex

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 3 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Information Analyst