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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank - 29 13
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 1.12% 7.89%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.27% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 15
Average daily rate - £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
138 132 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 38.33% 49.44% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 68 61
Average daily rate £375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £470 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.35 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.78% +27.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) RAD
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Netezza
3 2 (40.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (40.00%) BPMN
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Talend
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos Event Studio
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Event Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos BI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) RAD
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Netezza
3 1 (20.00%) Talend