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 4 December 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 118 105 131
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Contract jobs citing Cognos 6 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.96% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 2.06% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 11
Median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - £82.00
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
1106 1211 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.00% 46.70% 46.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 644 839
Median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 142 120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +1 2 - -
Suffolk 0 1 - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Tableau
6 3 (17.65%) Red Box
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (17.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) IIS
6 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 3 (17.65%) MySQL
6 3 (17.65%) DB2
6 3 (17.65%) SQLPlus
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) ThingWorx
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) PTC Creo
3 1 (5.88%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) ResourceLink
3 1 (5.88%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (5.88%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
1 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) DB2
3 3 (17.65%) MySQL
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) SQLPlus
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.88%) OLAP
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Unix Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Unix Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) VBA
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) MCP
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) AAT
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Tableau
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) Mitel
3 3 (17.65%) Red Box
4 2 (11.76%) Northgate
4 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) CODA
5 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
5 1 (5.88%) NGA Human Resources