The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 79 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Cognos 16 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.04% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 1.59% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 5
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £380 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
Cognos
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
657 627 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.75% 43.69% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 307 328
Average daily rate £363 £350 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 36 71
Average hourly rate £13.80 £16.85 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.11% +24.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £24.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 5 £550 -
Leicestershire -8 3 £288 -32.35%
Nottinghamshire -14 2 £450 +3.44%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (80.95%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) SAP
4 7 (33.33%) ETL
4 7 (33.33%) Essbase
4 7 (33.33%) Hyperion
4 7 (33.33%) HFM
4 7 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (33.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 7 (33.33%) Cognos Controller
4 7 (33.33%) Cognos Planning
4 7 (33.33%) Hyperion Planning
4 7 (33.33%) Infor
4 7 (33.33%) SAP BPC
5 6 (28.57%) Retail
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (23.81%) ResourceLink
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) SPSS
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Cognos Controller
1 7 (33.33%) Cognos Planning
1 7 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
1 7 (33.33%) HFM
1 7 (33.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 7 (33.33%) Hyperion Planning
1 7 (33.33%) SAP BPC
2 5 (23.81%) ResourceLink
3 3 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (33.33%) Essbase
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (14.29%) Data Mart
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (14.29%) ReportNet
7 2 (9.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (9.52%) Cognos Transformer
7 2 (9.52%) DB2
7 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
7 2 (9.52%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (9.52%) Power BI
7 2 (9.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Accountant
3 4 (19.05%) Cognos Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Cognos BI Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cognos Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) ETL Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Hadoop Architect
6 1 (4.76%) MicroStrategy Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 7 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 7 (33.33%) Infor
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Tableau
6 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
6 1 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (4.76%) Teradata