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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 106 130 102
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Contract jobs citing Cognos 39 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.25% 0.57% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 1.30% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 11
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£394 £288 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.95% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £190 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.60%
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
1409 1381 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.17% 44.02% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 784 488
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 139 115
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 2015.

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 August 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
Essex +15 21 £388 -3.12% 3
Bedfordshire +21 8 £575 -
Hertfordshire -1 8 £425 +102.38% 4
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £315 -10.00%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (61.82%) Finance
2 31 (56.36%) SQL
3 23 (41.82%) CODA
4 19 (34.55%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (34.55%) VBA
4 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
4 19 (34.55%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (25.45%) ETL
6 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (20.00%) SunGard
7 11 (20.00%) CODA-Financials
8 10 (18.18%) MS Access
9 9 (16.36%) Oracle
10 7 (12.73%) Cognos Planning
10 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (12.73%) Retail
11 6 (10.91%) Cognos TM1
11 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (10.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 6 (10.91%) SunGard AvantGard
11 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.91%) ERP
12 5 (9.09%) IBM
12 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
13 4 (7.27%) Tableau
13 4 (7.27%) Windows
13 4 (7.27%) OLAP
13 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (5.45%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (1.82%) IIS
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (20.00%) CODA-Financials
2 7 (12.73%) Cognos Planning
3 6 (10.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.91%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (10.91%) SunGard AvantGard
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (3.64%) Infor M3
4 2 (3.64%) Movex
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (3.64%) Lawson
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
1 19 (34.55%) Crystal Reports
2 15 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (18.18%) MS Access
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.27%) OLAP
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (3.64%) Big Data
8 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.82%) CorVu
9 1 (1.82%) ProClarity
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.82%) DB2
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
General
1 34 (61.82%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) French Language
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Systems Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Support Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Systems Support
4 10 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Applications Support
6 7 (12.73%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Systems Support Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Consultant
8 5 (9.09%) Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
9 4 (7.27%) Team Leader
9 4 (7.27%) Support Manager
10 3 (5.45%) Support Team Leader
10 3 (5.45%) Cognos Consultant
10 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Systems Support Manager
10 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 3 (5.45%) Systems Manager
10 3 (5.45%) Finance Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.82%) iSeries
3 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (25.45%) ETL
3 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.91%) ERP
5 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.45%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (3.64%) Workflow
7 2 (3.64%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.64%) Change Control
8 1 (1.82%) Business Transformation
8 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.82%) Change Management
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) SQL
2 19 (34.55%) VBA
3 2 (3.64%) VBScript
3 2 (3.64%) VB
3 2 (3.64%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) ACCA
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) CODA
2 11 (20.00%) SunGard
3 9 (16.36%) Oracle
4 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.09%) IBM
6 4 (7.27%) Tableau
7 3 (5.45%) SAP
8 2 (3.64%) HP
8 2 (3.64%) Ariba
9 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.82%) Jedox
9 1 (1.82%) Thunderhead
9 1 (1.82%) Capita
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