The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 111 112 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Cognos 12 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 0.96% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £216 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £17.48 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+300.57% -36.45%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1287 1038 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.33% 45.21% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 541 535
Average daily rate £388 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 117 133
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.04 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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
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 27 January 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
Hertfordshire +9 5 £375 +25.00% 3
Bedfordshire -10 3 £369 +5.35% 4
Essex - 2 £375 -
Norfolk +7 1 £360 -
Cambridgeshire -14 1 - -
East Anglia - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 30 (73.17%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
3 20 (48.78%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (41.46%) ETL
4 17 (41.46%) SQL
5 16 (39.02%) OLAP
6 15 (36.59%) Data Modelling
7 14 (34.15%) Data Integration
8 13 (31.71%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (31.71%) Informatica
8 13 (31.71%) Finance
9 12 (29.27%) Oracle
9 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (26.83%) Dimensional Modelling
10 11 (26.83%) Business Objects
10 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
11 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (21.95%) SAS Macro
12 9 (21.95%) Ab Initio
12 9 (21.95%) SAS
12 9 (21.95%) Base SAS
12 9 (21.95%) Banking
13 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
14 7 (17.07%) Project Management
14 7 (17.07%) QlikView
14 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (14.63%) Oracle OLAP
15 6 (14.63%) UNIX
15 6 (14.63%) Windows
15 6 (14.63%) OLTP

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (21.95%) SAS
2 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.88%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.44%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
1 2 (4.88%) LAN
1 2 (4.88%) VoIP
1 2 (4.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (48.78%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (39.02%) OLAP
4 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (21.95%) Base SAS
6 7 (17.07%) QlikView
6 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (14.63%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (14.63%) OLTP
8 4 (9.76%) Data Mart
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (9.76%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (9.76%) DataStage
8 4 (9.76%) MS Access
8 4 (9.76%) MySQL
9 3 (7.32%) Cognos Powerplay
9 3 (7.32%) CorVu
9 3 (7.32%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) ERwin
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) SAS Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Cognos Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Programmer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
1 4 (9.76%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Data Integration
2 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.88%) FMCG
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (2.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) UNIX
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (41.46%) ETL
3 15 (36.59%) Data Modelling
4 13 (31.71%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (26.83%) Dimensional Modelling
6 7 (17.07%) Project Management
7 5 (12.20%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (7.32%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.88%) Data Management
9 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (4.88%) Master Data Management
9 2 (4.88%) SOA
10 1 (2.44%) ITIL
10 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) SAS Macro
3 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
3 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.32%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) GAAP
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Informatica
2 12 (29.27%) Oracle
3 11 (26.83%) Business Objects
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) Ab Initio
5 5 (12.20%) Teradata
6 4 (9.76%) IBM
6 4 (9.76%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (9.76%) SAP
7 2 (4.88%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (4.88%) Retek
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) Actuate
8 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
8 1 (2.44%) Applix
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