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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 85 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.33% - 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 - -
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
539 420 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.11% 41.67% 48.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 193 213
Average daily rate £341 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 55 40
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 - 4 £388 -
Marlow - - - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) CRM
2 9 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (60.00%) Project Management
2 9 (60.00%) QlikView
3 8 (53.33%) Data Integration
3 8 (53.33%) iPad
3 8 (53.33%) Publishing
4 7 (46.67%) Data Management
5 6 (40.00%) SAP
6 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) Big Data
7 4 (26.67%) Analytics
7 4 (26.67%) QA
7 4 (26.67%) ERP
8 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
9 2 (13.33%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 2 (13.33%) Finance
9 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 2 (13.33%) Lotus
9 2 (13.33%) IBM
9 2 (13.33%) ISEB
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
10 1 (6.67%) IIS

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP R/3
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) QlikView
2 5 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 10 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (53.33%) Publishing
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Support
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Database Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Integration
1 8 (53.33%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) CRM
1 9 (60.00%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) Data Management
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) ERP
4 4 (26.67%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.67%) WFM
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Hyperion