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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 93 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.78% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£374 £238 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.36% -48.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+142.93% -40.12%
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
737 641 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.03% 43.28% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 276 224
Average daily rate £361 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.41% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £70 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 85 63
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +8 4 £425 -
Leicestershire +2 1 £300 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (42.11%) IBM
3 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (31.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (26.32%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (26.32%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 5 (26.32%) Cognos Report Studio
4 5 (26.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) MS Office
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) Cognos Query Studio
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) iPlanet
7 2 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 2 (10.53%) Legal
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) SUSE
7 2 (10.53%) Samba
7 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) Grid Computing
7 2 (10.53%) Clustering
7 2 (10.53%) Sun
7 2 (10.53%) OpenView
7 2 (10.53%) HP

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) MQSeries
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
1 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (10.53%) iPlanet
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) VLAN
1 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
1 2 (10.53%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (26.32%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 5 (26.32%) Cognos Report Studio
2 5 (26.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Event Studio
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (5.26%) QlikView
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) ActiveReports
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (5.26%) OLAP
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Connection
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Grid Computing
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) AS400
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) SUSE
2 2 (10.53%) AIX
2 2 (10.53%) HPUX
2 2 (10.53%) Solaris
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) Korn
2 2 (10.53%) C-shell
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Samba
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (10.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Sun
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) PlateSpin
3 2 (10.53%) Opsware
3 2 (10.53%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Tableau
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
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