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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 76 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Cognos 15 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.91% 0.69% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% 1.39% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £252 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £470 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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%
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
722 791 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.84% 49.75% 51.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 368 283
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £70 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 76 102
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.00 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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
Nottinghamshire - 8 £435 - 1
Derbyshire +17 4 £400 -
Leicestershire +13 1 £425 -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (68.97%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (37.93%) SAP
3 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
3 10 (34.48%) WebLogic
3 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (34.48%) SAP PS
3 10 (34.48%) Primavera
3 10 (34.48%) GAP Analysis
3 10 (34.48%) Critical Path Analysis
3 10 (34.48%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (34.48%) Project Planning
3 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 10 (34.48%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) IBM
5 5 (17.24%) Finance
6 4 (13.79%) Legal
6 4 (13.79%) Validation
6 4 (13.79%) SAS
6 4 (13.79%) MS Office
6 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
6 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
6 4 (13.79%) Analytics
6 4 (13.79%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (13.79%) Credit Risk
6 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
1 10 (34.48%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.79%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) SPSS
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (34.48%) SAP PS
2 7 (24.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
2 4 (13.79%) Cognos Report Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (6.90%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) ActiveReports
4 2 (6.90%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos Connection
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos Metric Studio
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (3.45%) OLAP
5 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.45%) Introscope
1 1 (3.45%) JMeter
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Support Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Cognos Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.45%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Cognos BI Developer
7 1 (3.45%) TM1 Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) JMS
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Credit Risk
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
2 1 (3.45%) RIA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (34.48%) GAP Analysis
2 10 (34.48%) Critical Path Analysis
2 10 (34.48%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (34.48%) Project Planning
2 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (13.79%) Validation
3 4 (13.79%) Analytics
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) CA Wily
1 1 (3.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) SAP
2 10 (34.48%) Primavera
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) Teradata
6 1 (3.45%) Infor
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) Informatica
6 1 (3.45%) Lotus