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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 38 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.05% - 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% - 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.50%
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
128 139 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.68% 48.10% 47.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 96 38
Average daily rate £313 £319 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £15.10 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (36.36%) Banking
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Change Control
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Intel
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
6 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) ARCserve
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (27.27%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (9.09%) DTS
7 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Change Control
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Intel
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
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