The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank - 31 32
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.36% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.39% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-24.60% -
Cognos
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
214 72 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 54.45% 26.18% 49.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 26 72
Average daily rate £350 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £100 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 13
Average hourly rate £18.41 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.30% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £33.15 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Cognos
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) DataStage
2 2 (66.67%) Netezza
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (66.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (33.33%) QualityStage
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DataStage
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) QualityStage
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Netezza
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle