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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 67 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.57% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.30% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate £398 £348 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% -27.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £342 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £634
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
Cognos
South West

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
380 308 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 43.18% 35.16% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 219 210
Average daily rate £365 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 22
Average hourly rate £20.39 £22.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% +23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £16.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) ETL Development
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) SPSS
6 1 (10.00%) Middleware
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (30.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Author
4 1 (10.00%) Business Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Trainer
4 1 (10.00%) Report Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Information Exploitation
4 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft