The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 16 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 East Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 93 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.23% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.51% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £238 £465 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.92% +63.15%
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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
671 588 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.45% 44.82% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 241 292
Average daily rate £300 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 59 50
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £206 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (31.25%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (25.00%) Teradata
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
6 3 (18.75%) VB
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) Cognos Powerplay
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) ReportNet
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) DTS
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) ETL
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
7 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Sonic ESB
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (12.50%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (18.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) Cognos Powerplay
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) ReportNet
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) DTS
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (12.50%) MS Access
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Report Writer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Tester
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) MI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 2 (12.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
1 3 (18.75%) ETL
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) Bourne shell
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Teradata
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft