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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 109 119 125
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Cognos 18 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 0.94% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 6
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £362 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
1092 1270 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.46% 49.86% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 704 544
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 128 103
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.74 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £29.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridgeshire +15 7 £313 - 2
Hertfordshire +8 5 £338 -10.00%
Bedfordshire +5 2 £350 -5.08%
Norfolk -8 2 £475 +31.94% 1
Suffolk - 2 £431 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (41.67%) Finance
3 17 (35.42%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 11 (22.92%) CODA
5 11 (22.92%) Cognos Planning
6 9 (18.75%) CODA-Financials
6 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.67%) ETL
8 7 (14.58%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
8 7 (14.58%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (14.58%) SAP
9 6 (12.50%) Cognos Powerplay
9 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (12.50%) IBM
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.50%) Adobe
9 6 (12.50%) TIBCO
9 6 (12.50%) Windchill
9 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (12.50%) LiveCycle
9 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
10 5 (10.42%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (10.42%) ResourceLink
11 4 (8.33%) ERP
11 4 (8.33%) Oracle
11 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
11 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (12.50%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Windchill
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 11 (22.92%) Cognos Planning
3 9 (18.75%) CODA-Financials
4 5 (10.42%) ResourceLink
5 3 (6.25%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
6 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
6 1 (2.08%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (14.58%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) Cognos Powerplay
2 6 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
2 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.25%) DataStage
3 3 (6.25%) QlikView
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (2.08%) MS Access
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.08%) SAP BI
5 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Billing
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Local Government
2 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Cognos Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Systems Support
4 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Support Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Finance Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Finance Systems Manager
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Support Team Leader
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Support Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.08%) NHS
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (16.67%) ETL
4 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.42%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (8.33%) ERP
7 3 (6.25%) BPMN
7 3 (6.25%) Change Control
7 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.25%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.25%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.17%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Scrum
8 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.17%) Workflow
9 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.08%) Migration
9 1 (2.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) ACCA
2 1 (2.08%) CISA
2 1 (2.08%) CISM
2 1 (2.08%) CRISC
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) CODA
2 7 (14.58%) SAP
3 6 (12.50%) Adobe
3 6 (12.50%) IBM
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle
5 3 (6.25%) Hyperion
5 3 (6.25%) JD Edwards
5 3 (6.25%) Northgate
6 2 (4.17%) Tableau
7 1 (2.08%) Netezza
7 1 (2.08%) NGA Human Resources
7 1 (2.08%) SunGard
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greythorn
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago