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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 70 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 1.72% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £345 £348 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -26.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +32.92%
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
338 290 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.53% 31.42% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 204 237
Median daily rate £370 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £176 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.35 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 £53.90 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (33.33%) ETL Development
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) VBScript
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) WSUS
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (11.11%) Information Exploitation
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle iSupplier
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Trainer
4 1 (11.11%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
1 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Information Exploitation
3 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 1 (11.11%) VMware