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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 36 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.16% - 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 3.36% - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -34.92%
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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
119 182 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 34.59% 49.46% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 98 25
Average daily rate £338 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £238 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £501 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 9
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.44 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (53.85%) IBM
3 6 (46.15%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (38.46%) Data Mapping
4 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Netezza
6 3 (23.08%) Validation
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
7 2 (15.38%) ETL
7 2 (15.38%) Change Data Capture
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (7.69%) Open Source
8 1 (7.69%) Change Control
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) Windows
8 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) VBA
8 1 (7.69%) .NET

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (46.15%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Financial Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
1 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Data Mapping
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Netezza
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft