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 of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 28 July 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 of England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 140 93 129
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +36
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 1.13% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 2.45% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £313 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £399
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £20.00
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1377 1103 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.37% 46.15% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 494 656
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 122 135
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
Hertfordshire -13 2 £356 +15.85% 1
Suffolk -20 2 £200 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £250 -
Essex -7 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -16 1 - - 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
East Anglia - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (30.00%) NHS
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (15.00%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Adobe
7 2 (10.00%) Intel
7 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
7 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.00%) ARCserve
7 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.00%) ERP
7 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (10.00%) Cognos Impromptu

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) DataStage
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Cognos Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Report Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Report Writer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI Developer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) TM1 Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate
5 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) XSLT
1 2 (10.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Time Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) Intel
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Actuate
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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