The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank - 53 68
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.51% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.50 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -
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 Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
354 196 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.77% 32.40% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 123 181
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Cognos
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) TM1 Developer
2 1 (25.00%) TM1 Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Project Manager
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects