The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 25 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.35% 1.68% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 2.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
67 67 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.27% 56.30% 53.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 20
Average daily rate £415 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% +161.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Cognos
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) JD Edwards
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft