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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 114 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.74% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £217 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £358 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £17.48 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+214.73% -36.45%
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
1274 1216 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.18% 45.90% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 620 483
Average daily rate £400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 94 127
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.85 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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
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 4 March 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
Bedfordshire -2 5 £425 +21.42% 3
Hertfordshire +7 3 £375 +40.18% 2
Essex - 2 £375 -
Norfolk -2 1 £360 -
East Anglia - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 18 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (33.33%) Business Objects
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle
4 9 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) ETL
6 7 (25.93%) OLAP
6 7 (25.93%) Project Management
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (22.22%) Data Integration
7 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 5 (18.52%) Informatica
8 5 (18.52%) Retail
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
8 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (18.52%) QlikView
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (14.81%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (14.81%) Banking
10 3 (11.11%) Teradata
10 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.11%) CorVu
10 3 (11.11%) Ab Initio
10 3 (11.11%) OLTP

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (7.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.70%) Maximo
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (25.93%) OLAP
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (18.52%) QlikView
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (11.11%) CorVu
5 3 (11.11%) OLTP
5 3 (11.11%) Base SAS
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.41%) Data Mart
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (7.41%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (7.41%) MS Access
6 2 (7.41%) DataStage
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) ERwin
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) SAS Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Cognos Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Cognos Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) XML
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Integration
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (3.70%) PDA
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (29.63%) ETL
3 7 (25.93%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Validation
9 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.70%) Data Management
9 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL
9 1 (3.70%) SOA
9 1 (3.70%) Wealth Management
9 1 (3.70%) Change Control
9 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) SAS Macro
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.41%) QA
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) GAAP
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Informatica
3 3 (11.11%) Teradata
3 3 (11.11%) Ab Initio
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (7.41%) Retek
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.70%) Applix
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