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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
England / East of England
Rank 125 107 123
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.047% 0.84% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.099% 1.80% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 4
Median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £69.07 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-71.40% -1.32%

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
1006 1113 1269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.34% 47.02% 49.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 600 724
Median daily rate £388 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 118 120
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £50.68 £35.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -5 1 - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Red Box
4 3 (30.00%) Tableau
4 3 (30.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) SQLPlus
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) DB2
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Mitel
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
6 1 (10.00%) CODA
6 1 (10.00%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (10.00%) HFM
6 1 (10.00%) Information Management
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (10.00%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (30.00%) SQLPlus
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Unix Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Unix Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SSRS Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Mitel
2 3 (30.00%) Red Box
2 3 (30.00%) Tableau
3 1 (10.00%) CODA
3 1 (10.00%) Hyperion