The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 72 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.86% 0.40% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 0.93% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £20.00
Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
549 432 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.76% 43.03% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 200 186
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 48 34
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £28.70 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cognos
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 -3 1 £400 +18.51% 1
Marlow - - - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (62.50%) QlikView
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 9 (56.25%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (56.25%) CRM
3 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (50.00%) Publishing
4 8 (50.00%) Data Integration
4 8 (50.00%) iPad
5 7 (43.75%) Data Management
6 6 (37.50%) SAP
7 5 (31.25%) Big Data
8 4 (25.00%) Analytics
8 4 (25.00%) QA
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (18.75%) ERP
9 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
10 2 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
10 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 2 (12.50%) Linux
10 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
10 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (12.50%) JDBC
10 2 (12.50%) Teradata
10 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) QlikView
2 5 (31.25%) Big Data
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 10 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (50.00%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 8 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) CRM
1 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (37.50%) SAP
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Teradata
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Tableau
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
5 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
5 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Hyperion