The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 23 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.27% 0.55% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £17.48 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+300.57% -46.23%
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East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 239 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 54.14% 66.20% 53.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 165 34
Average daily rate £350 £110 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -64.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £68 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.90 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.53% -31.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £8.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £21.55 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Derbyshire region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) SAP PS
3 5 (41.67%) Primavera
3 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
3 5 (41.67%) SAP
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) Critical Path Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 4 (33.33%) SAS
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) Legal
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) SAP PS
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Query Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Event Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) MI Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Critical Path Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Primavera
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Infor
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus