The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Coventry region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 34 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 6 0 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.84% - 9.38%
As % of the Vendors category 3.92% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 14
Average daily rate £450 - £319
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +37.50%
Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
153 114 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 46.93% 50.22% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 29 51
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £100 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +98.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £22.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 £37.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cognos
West Midlands

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (66.67%) SQL
1 18 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 17 (62.96%) Teradata
3 14 (51.85%) Banking
4 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
4 13 (48.15%) .NET
4 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
5 12 (44.44%) VB
5 12 (44.44%) UNIX
5 12 (44.44%) Data Transformation
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (40.74%) ReportNet
6 11 (40.74%) DTS
6 11 (40.74%) Cognos Powerplay
7 10 (37.04%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) Retail Banking
8 7 (25.93%) Retail
9 6 (22.22%) Analytics
9 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (14.81%) Tableau
11 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
11 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
12 3 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
13 2 (7.41%) Validation

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (40.74%) ReportNet
2 11 (40.74%) DTS
2 11 (40.74%) Cognos Powerplay
3 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (7.41%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (7.41%) DataStage
6 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.70%) OLAP
7 1 (3.70%) QualityStage
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (51.85%) Banking
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Retail Banking
3 7 (25.93%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Teradata Developer
5 4 (14.81%) MI Developer
5 4 (14.81%) MI Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Information Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Data Architect
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Teradata Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Teradata Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Data Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 12 (44.44%) Data Transformation
3 6 (22.22%) Analytics
3 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Teradata
2 4 (14.81%) Tableau
2 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.41%) Netezza
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle