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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 29 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.78% 1.72% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.17% 3.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% +17.94%
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
174 157 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 53.70% 44.99% 51.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 71 35
Average daily rate £325 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 36
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 2015.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 5 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 5 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Netezza
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Cash Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (13.33%) Validation

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) DTS
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Data Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) MI Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Cash Management
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Netezza
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Teradata