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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 108 130 94
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Contract jobs citing Cognos 33 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 0.36% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 2.31% 0.82% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £345 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -34.92%
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
1427 1334 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.73% 44.07% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 726 491
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 147 121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.12 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.44% +6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Essex +9 17 £325 -18.75% 1
Bedfordshire +17 8 £575 +130.00% 1
Hertfordshire 0 7 £294 +11.90% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 24 (53.33%) Finance
3 18 (40.00%) VBA
4 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
5 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (33.33%) CODA
7 14 (31.11%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (31.11%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (28.89%) ETL
9 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (24.44%) Oracle
11 10 (22.22%) SunGard
12 9 (20.00%) Retail
12 9 (20.00%) MS Access
13 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
14 6 (13.33%) SunGard AvantGard
14 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (13.33%) ERP
15 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (11.11%) CODA-Financials
15 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (8.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 4 (8.89%) Tableau
16 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (8.89%) OLAP
16 4 (8.89%) IBM
16 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
17 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) SunGard AvantGard
1 6 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (11.11%) CODA-Financials
3 4 (8.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (4.44%) Infor M3
4 2 (4.44%) Movex
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (4.44%) Lawson
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) Crystal Reports
2 14 (31.11%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (20.00%) MS Access
5 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (8.89%) OLAP
8 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
10 2 (4.44%) Big Data
10 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (2.22%) Cognos Query Studio
11 1 (2.22%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (2.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (2.22%) QlikView
11 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
General
1 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) French Language
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Systems Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 6 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Support Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Support
5 5 (11.11%) Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Cognos Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Implementation Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Test Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.22%) iSeries
3 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) UNIX
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (28.89%) ETL
3 6 (13.33%) ERP
4 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) Change Management
8 1 (2.22%) Workflow
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.22%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
3 2 (4.44%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) CODA
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle
3 10 (22.22%) SunGard
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
5 4 (8.89%) Tableau
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) Ariba
7 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (2.22%) Jedox
7 1 (2.22%) Thunderhead
7 1 (2.22%) Capita