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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 130 102 124
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Contract jobs citing Cognos 21 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.68% 0.97% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 2.09% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 6
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£350 £375 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £146 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.50 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -
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
1393 1102 1473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.94% 46.44% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 484 669
Average daily rate £350 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 125 141
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +1.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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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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 -12 13 £218 -8.42% 4
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £350 - 2
Essex -18 3 £400 -
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 21 (61.76%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (32.35%) Data Modelling
4 11 (32.35%) SQL
5 10 (29.41%) Oracle
6 9 (26.47%) OLAP
6 9 (26.47%) ETL
7 8 (23.53%) Informatica
7 8 (23.53%) Data Integration
7 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (20.59%) Dimensional Modelling
8 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
9 6 (17.65%) SAS
9 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
9 6 (17.65%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) Ab Initio
9 6 (17.65%) Base SAS
9 6 (17.65%) SAS Macro
9 6 (17.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (14.71%) Banking
10 5 (14.71%) Business Objects
11 4 (11.76%) XML
11 4 (11.76%) UNIX
11 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.65%) SAS
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.76%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) WAN
1 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) VoIP
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (26.47%) OLAP
4 6 (17.65%) Base SAS
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (11.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (8.82%) Cognos Powerplay
7 3 (8.82%) OLTP
7 3 (8.82%) DataStage
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (8.82%) Cognos Transformer
7 3 (8.82%) MySQL
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (8.82%) Cognos Query Studio
7 3 (8.82%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 3 (8.82%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (5.88%) QlikView
8 2 (5.88%) Data Mart
8 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.94%) ERwin
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Cognos Developer
3 6 (17.65%) SAS Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Graduate
5 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI Developer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Report Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) XSLT
3 2 (5.88%) Middleware
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Integration
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) NHS
4 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.88%) FMCG
5 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (32.35%) Data Modelling
3 9 (26.47%) ETL
4 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (20.59%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Data Mapping
7 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.88%) ERP
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Line Management
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Time Management
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (2.94%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
2 6 (17.65%) SAS Macro
3 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Informatica
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) Ab Initio
5 5 (14.71%) Business Objects
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
7 2 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (5.88%) VMware
7 2 (5.88%) Teradata
7 2 (5.88%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (5.88%) SAP
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco
7 2 (5.88%) Adobe
7 2 (5.88%) Intel
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) Actuate
8 1 (2.94%) HP
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