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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 66 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Cognos 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 0.92% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £469 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +16.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £464 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £474 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
315 327 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.89% 37.72% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 235 171
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.89 £30.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) ETL
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (23.08%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (23.08%) QlikView
6 3 (23.08%) ETL Development
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Pentaho
7 2 (15.38%) Tableau
7 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Birst
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 2 (15.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (7.69%) Data Migration

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (23.08%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (23.08%) QlikView
4 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (15.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (15.38%) Pentaho
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Cognos Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Report Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Author
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Report Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) ETL Development
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Birst
2 2 (15.38%) Tableau