The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 321 276 263
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -13
Contract jobs citing Cognos 307 333 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.68% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 1.52% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 195 228
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +53.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £17.50 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £23.00 £41.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £20.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+32.92% +53.55%
Cognos
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22892 21915 20887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.05% 45.00% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13709 12593 11484
Average daily rate £399 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 977 1154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.48 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the England region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in England

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the England region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
London -31 169 £463 -6.32% 38
South East -18 44 £400 - 11
East of England +14 28 £325 +26.82% 6
West Midlands -1 23 £463 +15.62% 8
South West +5 16 £400 +14.28% 5
North West -19 13 £413 -2.94% 7
Midlands +2 5 £550 -
East Midlands -12 3 £400 -5.88% 3
North East -18 2 - -
Yorkshire -20 2 - - 2
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 334 (54.58%) Business Intelligence
2 255 (41.67%) Finance
3 253 (41.34%) SQL
4 203 (33.17%) Data Warehouse
5 155 (25.33%) IBM
6 141 (23.04%) SQL Server
7 134 (21.90%) ETL
8 133 (21.73%) Oracle
9 110 (17.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 105 (17.16%) Data Modelling
11 103 (16.83%) Microsoft
12 101 (16.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 94 (15.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 94 (15.36%) Cognos TM1
14 84 (13.73%) Cognos Report Studio
15 66 (10.78%) Analytics
16 65 (10.62%) Business Objects
17 64 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 64 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
18 60 (9.80%) MS Excel
19 59 (9.64%) Banking
19 59 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
20 55 (8.99%) Project Management
21 54 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 54 (8.82%) QlikView
22 49 (8.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 47 (7.68%) Data Analysis
24 46 (7.52%) Business Analysis
25 42 (6.86%) T-SQL
25 42 (6.86%) SAS

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 42 (6.86%) SAS
2 37 (6.05%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.47%) IIS
4 8 (1.31%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.65%) Apache
7 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.65%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.33%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.33%) JBoss
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 60 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 41 (6.70%) MS Office
3 14 (2.29%) MS Project
3 14 (2.29%) SPSS
4 12 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.65%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.65%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 110 (17.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 94 (15.36%) Cognos TM1
3 16 (2.61%) ResourceLink
4 9 (1.47%) Cognos Controller
5 7 (1.14%) CODA-Financials
6 6 (0.98%) SunGard AvantGard
7 5 (0.82%) Cognos Planning
8 4 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.49%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.49%) Maximo
9 3 (0.49%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.49%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.49%) TRIRIGA
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.33%) Loan IQ
10 2 (0.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.14%) FTP
1 7 (1.14%) Internet
2 6 (0.98%) NAS
2 6 (0.98%) SAN
2 6 (0.98%) Intranet
3 5 (0.82%) WAN
4 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.65%) Extranet
5 3 (0.49%) Firewall
5 3 (0.49%) DNS
5 3 (0.49%) LAN
6 2 (0.33%) LDAP
6 2 (0.33%) FCoE
6 2 (0.33%) VLAN
6 2 (0.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.16%) SSH
7 1 (0.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (33.17%) Data Warehouse
2 141 (23.04%) SQL Server
3 101 (16.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 94 (15.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 84 (13.73%) Cognos Report Studio
6 54 (8.82%) QlikView
6 54 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (8.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (5.07%) Relational Database
9 29 (4.74%) Cognos Transformer
10 27 (4.41%) DataStage
10 27 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
11 26 (4.25%) OLAP
11 26 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (4.08%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 25 (4.08%) Oracle Database
13 24 (3.92%) Cognos Query Studio
14 23 (3.76%) IBM InfoSphere
15 22 (3.59%) MS Access
16 21 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.47%) Toad
3 5 (0.82%) ERwin
4 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.33%) Subversion
5 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.33%) JIRA
6 1 (0.16%) Selenium
6 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.16%) Maven
6 1 (0.16%) PROIV
6 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 255 (41.67%) Finance
2 59 (9.64%) Banking
3 41 (6.70%) Retail
4 14 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.12%) General Ledger
6 11 (1.80%) Marketing
7 7 (1.14%) Legal
7 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.82%) Law
9 5 (0.82%) Back Office
9 5 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.65%) International Banking
10 4 (0.65%) Front Office
11 2 (0.33%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 2 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 204 (33.33%) Developer
2 188 (30.72%) Analyst
3 85 (13.89%) Cognos Developer
4 68 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 57 (9.31%) TM1 Developer
6 52 (8.50%) Project Manager
7 47 (7.68%) Consultant
8 43 (7.03%) Architect
9 39 (6.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 29 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 29 (4.74%) Data Analyst
11 27 (4.41%) Support Analyst
12 22 (3.59%) Systems Analyst
12 22 (3.59%) Cognos Consultant
13 21 (3.43%) Applications Support
13 21 (3.43%) SQL Developer
14 20 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 20 (3.27%) Report Developer
15 19 (3.10%) Business Developer
16 17 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.43%) .NET
2 12 (1.96%) XML
3 8 (1.31%) Web Services
3 8 (1.31%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.82%) HTML
4 5 (0.82%) JMS
5 4 (0.65%) JSP
5 4 (0.65%) J2EE
6 3 (0.49%) Servlets
6 3 (0.49%) CSS
6 3 (0.49%) Middleware
6 3 (0.49%) JSTL
6 3 (0.49%) Spring
6 3 (0.49%) Ajax
6 3 (0.49%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.33%) JSON
7 2 (0.33%) MDX
7 2 (0.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.33%) Flash
8 1 (0.16%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 16 (2.61%) Data Structures
5 10 (1.63%) Visualisation
6 6 (0.98%) FMCG
6 6 (0.98%) Data Centre
7 5 (0.82%) Data Extraction
7 5 (0.82%) Statistics
7 5 (0.82%) Mathematics
7 5 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.65%) Equities
8 4 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (0.65%) NHS
8 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (0.65%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.49%) Social Media
9 3 (0.49%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.56%) UNIX
2 25 (4.08%) Linux
3 22 (3.59%) Windows
4 6 (0.98%) Solaris
5 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.49%) AIX
7 2 (0.33%) HPUX
7 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.33%) SUSE
7 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) CentOS
8 1 (0.16%) VMS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (54.58%) Business Intelligence
2 134 (21.90%) ETL
3 105 (17.16%) Data Modelling
4 66 (10.78%) Analytics
5 64 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (8.99%) Project Management
7 47 (7.68%) Data Analysis
8 46 (7.52%) Business Analysis
9 30 (4.90%) Migration
10 27 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (4.08%) Data Management
12 23 (3.76%) ITIL
13 22 (3.59%) Information Management
14 21 (3.43%) Data Migration
15 20 (3.27%) Kimball Methodology
15 20 (3.27%) Physical Data Model
16 19 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (3.10%) Dimensional Modelling
16 19 (3.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 253 (41.34%) SQL
2 42 (6.86%) T-SQL
3 39 (6.37%) PL/SQL
4 36 (5.88%) VBA
5 13 (2.12%) Java
6 10 (1.63%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.63%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.14%) VB
7 7 (1.14%) C
8 5 (0.82%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.65%) PHP
9 4 (0.65%) R
10 3 (0.49%) VBScript
10 3 (0.49%) Perl
10 3 (0.49%) C#
10 3 (0.49%) ABAP
11 2 (0.33%) Python
11 2 (0.33%) Korn
11 2 (0.33%) C-shell
12 1 (0.16%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 24 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.27%) Degree
3 14 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.65%) IBM Certification
5 4 (0.65%) PMP
6 3 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.16%) MCP
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) ACCA
8 1 (0.16%) CIMA
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.27%) Solvency II
2 19 (3.10%) QA
3 10 (1.63%) GAAP
4 9 (1.47%) SLA
5 6 (0.98%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.33%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.16%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (0.49%) Veritas File System
4 2 (0.33%) KVM
4 2 (0.33%) HDFS
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.33%) Samba
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (0.82%) Control-M
2 4 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.65%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.33%) OpenView
5 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 155 (25.33%) IBM
2 133 (21.73%) Oracle
3 103 (16.83%) Microsoft
4 65 (10.62%) Business Objects
5 38 (6.21%) SAP
6 37 (6.05%) Informatica
7 30 (4.90%) Tableau
8 25 (4.08%) Netezza
9 20 (3.27%) Teradata
10 18 (2.94%) CODA
10 18 (2.94%) Sun
11 17 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
11 17 (2.78%) Hyperion
12 10 (1.63%) SunGard
13 7 (1.14%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.14%) JD Edwards
14 6 (0.98%) Veritas
15 5 (0.82%) HP
15 5 (0.82%) Symantec
16 4 (0.65%) Mantas
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