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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 116 101 123
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Contract jobs citing Cognos 29 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.94% 1.12% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% 2.42% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 6
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£340 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.31% -
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
1415 1114 1426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.85% 46.11% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 517 657
Average daily rate £343 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 147 135
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.70 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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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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
Hertfordshire -2 22 £325 -3.70% 6
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £350 - 1
Essex -22 3 £438 - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 28 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
4 17 (44.74%) Data Modelling
5 16 (42.11%) ETL
5 16 (42.11%) OLAP
6 14 (36.84%) SQL
6 14 (36.84%) Data Integration
7 13 (34.21%) Oracle
7 13 (34.21%) Informatica
7 13 (34.21%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 10 (26.32%) Dimensional Modelling
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 9 (23.68%) Ab Initio
9 9 (23.68%) Banking
9 9 (23.68%) SAS
9 9 (23.68%) SAS Macro
9 9 (23.68%) Base SAS
10 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (21.05%) Windows
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (18.42%) Business Objects
11 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
12 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
12 6 (15.79%) XML
12 6 (15.79%) UNIX
12 6 (15.79%) OLTP
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (13.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (23.68%) SAS
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (7.89%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) WAN
1 4 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) VoIP
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
3 16 (42.11%) OLAP
4 9 (23.68%) Base SAS
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle OLAP
6 6 (15.79%) OLTP
7 5 (13.16%) DataStage
7 5 (13.16%) MySQL
8 4 (10.53%) Data Mart
8 4 (10.53%) QlikView
8 4 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (10.53%) MS Access
8 4 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (10.53%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (10.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (7.89%) Cognos Transformer
9 3 (7.89%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (5.26%) ERwin
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
1 9 (23.68%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) SAS Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Cognos Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports Developer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Data Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) .NET
3 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 3 (7.89%) CSS
3 3 (7.89%) Middleware
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Flex
4 2 (5.26%) XSLT
5 1 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Data Integration
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) FMCG
3 2 (5.26%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (44.74%) Data Modelling
3 16 (42.11%) ETL
4 13 (34.21%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (26.32%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) SOA
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.26%) Data Mapping
7 2 (5.26%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (5.26%) Master Data Management
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) SAS Macro
3 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) Java
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) Data Quality
2 4 (10.53%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
1 13 (34.21%) Informatica
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) Ab Initio
4 7 (18.42%) Business Objects
5 5 (13.16%) Teradata
5 5 (13.16%) IBM
6 4 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (10.53%) SAP
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco
7 2 (5.26%) Adobe
7 2 (5.26%) Intel
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) Actuate
7 2 (5.26%) VMware
7 2 (5.26%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (2.63%) Applix
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