The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 33 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.19% 1.61% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% 3.21% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £313 £318 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -2.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £69.07 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+225.03% -5.55%
Cognos
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 218 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.73% 50.23% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 162 82
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Cognos
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 4 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) Star Schema
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (75.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB