The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 84 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.082% 0.37% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.89% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £338 -
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 £23.75 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-24.60% -
Cognos
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
534 450 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.73% 41.17% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 219 253
Average daily rate £340 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.36% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 36
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £8.75 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £190.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 1 - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 10 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) CRM
2 9 (64.29%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (64.29%) QlikView
3 8 (57.14%) iPad
3 8 (57.14%) Data Integration
3 8 (57.14%) Publishing
4 7 (50.00%) Data Management
5 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (42.86%) SAP
6 5 (35.71%) Big Data
7 4 (28.57%) Analytics
7 4 (28.57%) QA
8 3 (21.43%) ERP
8 3 (21.43%) Master Data Management
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle
10 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
10 1 (7.14%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (7.14%) MS Project
10 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
10 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 1 (7.14%) SAP R/3
10 1 (7.14%) IBM
10 1 (7.14%) ISEB

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) QlikView
2 5 (35.71%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 10 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (57.14%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Support
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) iPad
1 8 (57.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
1 9 (64.29%) CRM
2 7 (50.00%) Data Management
3 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) ERP
5 3 (21.43%) Master Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (42.86%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus