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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 77 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Cognos 13 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.86% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.93% 0.86% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £225 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.50%
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
672 697 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.68% 43.27% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 349 283
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £125 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 40 59
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.25 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £51.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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
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 22 August 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
Derbyshire - 4 - - 1
Leicestershire +1 2 £425 +88.88%
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 - 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) SAP
2 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (50.00%) SAP PS
3 7 (50.00%) Primavera
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 7 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (21.43%) ETL
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) ActiveReports
7 1 (7.14%) CA Wily
7 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) SAP PS
2 4 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) ActiveReports
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos Metric Studio
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) OLAP
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) DataStage
4 1 (7.14%) MOLAP
4 1 (7.14%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.14%) Introscope
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) JMS
1 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CA Wily
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) SAP
2 7 (50.00%) Primavera
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
4 1 (7.14%) Informatica
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Teradata
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