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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 111 113 137
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs citing Cognos 17 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 1.13% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 2.34% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 5
Median daily rate £410 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £256 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £565 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.65%
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
1230 1497 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 48.48% 48.18% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 873 717
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 134 150
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.80 £37.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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
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 25 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 +19 4 £200 - 2
Hertfordshire +13 4 £318 +8.08% 2
Suffolk - 4 £425 -
Bedfordshire -1 3 £225 -60.86%
Essex -11 2 £418 +28.46%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (54.29%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) IBM
3 11 (31.43%) ETL
4 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) Migration
6 8 (22.86%) DataStage
6 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (22.86%) Netezza
6 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
7 7 (20.00%) Finance
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (17.14%) MS Office
8 6 (17.14%) Windows
8 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (14.29%) IIS
9 5 (14.29%) MySQL
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.43%) Scrum
10 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (8.57%) Citrix
11 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification

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 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) Windchill
3 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (5.71%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (5.71%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (5.71%) ResourceLink
4 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.86%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DHCP
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
2 2 (5.71%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) DataStage
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) Cognos Powerplay
4 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.71%) QlikView
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data
6 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.86%) OLAP
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) DataStage Developer
3 8 (22.86%) DataStage ETL Developer
3 8 (22.86%) ETL Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Cognos Planning Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Mac OS
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (31.43%) ETL
3 9 (25.71%) Migration
4 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Time Management
9 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.86%) Demand Management
9 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.86%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) People Management
9 1 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) VBScript
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (8.57%) MCSA
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) MCP
4 1 (2.86%) AAT
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) IBM
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) Netezza
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.71%) CODA
5 2 (5.71%) Northgate
6 1 (2.86%) Adobe
6 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.86%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) SunGard
6 1 (2.86%) Tableau