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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 351 299 300
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +1
Contract jobs citing Cognos 262 316 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.63% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.37% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 159 182
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -44.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £14.61 £29.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £23.85 £44.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.60%
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
23242 23019 21938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.82% 45.54% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14080 13196 12462
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1040 1023
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -69 112 £438 -7.89% 34
South East -12 49 £410 +2.50% 11
East of England +22 37 £400 +14.28% 2
South West -2 18 £488 +18.18% 9
North West -27 17 £450 +16.12% 14
West Midlands +22 15 £575 +35.29% 8
Yorkshire -23 11 £325 -20.73% 5
East Midlands -20 3 £425 +13.33% 2
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 339 (57.75%) Business Intelligence
2 265 (45.14%) SQL
3 260 (44.29%) Finance
4 217 (36.97%) Data Warehouse
5 156 (26.58%) ETL
6 155 (26.41%) SQL Server
7 148 (25.21%) Oracle
8 112 (19.08%) IBM
9 104 (17.72%) Microsoft
10 94 (16.01%) Data Modelling
11 91 (15.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 88 (14.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 72 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
14 71 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
15 68 (11.58%) Cognos TM1
16 66 (11.24%) BusinessObjects
16 66 (11.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 64 (10.90%) Cognos Report Studio
18 61 (10.39%) Analytics
19 57 (9.71%) Project Management
20 53 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
20 53 (9.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 51 (8.69%) MS Excel
22 46 (7.84%) Informatica
22 46 (7.84%) QlikView
23 45 (7.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 45 (7.67%) T-SQL
24 42 (7.16%) SAP
24 42 (7.16%) Tableau
25 40 (6.81%) Banking

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (6.64%) SAS
2 33 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (1.36%) IIS
5 5 (0.85%) Apache
5 5 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.68%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.68%) CICS
6 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.51%) JBoss
7 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.51%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.34%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 51 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.47%) MS Office
3 13 (2.21%) MS Project
4 12 (2.04%) SPSS
5 7 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.51%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 91 (15.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 68 (11.58%) Cognos TM1
3 13 (2.21%) CODA-Financials
4 12 (2.04%) ResourceLink
5 11 (1.87%) Cognos Planning
6 8 (1.36%) Cognos Controller
7 6 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (1.02%) SunGard AvantGard
8 5 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.51%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.51%) TRIRIGA
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.34%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.34%) Loan IQ
11 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.02%) WAN
1 6 (1.02%) SAN
1 6 (1.02%) Intranet
1 6 (1.02%) NAS
2 5 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.85%) DNS
3 4 (0.68%) HTTP
3 4 (0.68%) LAN
3 4 (0.68%) Extranet
4 3 (0.51%) LDAP
5 2 (0.34%) FTP
5 2 (0.34%) Firewall
5 2 (0.34%) Internet
5 2 (0.34%) FCoE
5 2 (0.34%) VLAN
5 2 (0.34%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.17%) SSH
6 1 (0.17%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (36.97%) Data Warehouse
2 155 (26.41%) SQL Server
3 88 (14.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (11.24%) BusinessObjects
4 66 (11.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 64 (10.90%) Cognos Report Studio
6 53 (9.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 46 (7.84%) QlikView
8 45 (7.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (5.96%) Oracle BI EE
10 31 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (5.28%) Crystal Reports
11 29 (4.94%) Relational Database
12 28 (4.77%) Oracle Database
13 27 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 26 (4.43%) Oracle Reports
14 26 (4.43%) OLAP
14 26 (4.43%) Cognos Transformer
15 24 (4.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 17 (2.90%) Toad
2 14 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.19%) ERwin
4 2 (0.34%) Subversion
4 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) PROIV
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.17%) Maven
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
5 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 260 (44.29%) Finance
2 40 (6.81%) Banking
3 33 (5.62%) Retail
4 12 (2.04%) General Ledger
5 9 (1.53%) Marketing
6 8 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.19%) Law
8 6 (1.02%) Legal
8 6 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.85%) International Banking
10 4 (0.68%) Billing
10 4 (0.68%) Front Office
11 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Local Government
12 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Back Office
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 199 (33.90%) Analyst
2 170 (28.96%) Developer
3 80 (13.63%) Business Analyst
4 64 (10.90%) Cognos Developer
5 56 (9.54%) Project Manager
6 46 (7.84%) Architect
7 40 (6.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 38 (6.47%) Consultant
9 35 (5.96%) TM1 Developer
10 34 (5.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 27 (4.60%) Data Analyst
12 25 (4.26%) Support Analyst
13 24 (4.09%) Systems Analyst
13 24 (4.09%) Cognos Consultant
14 22 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 20 (3.41%) Applications Support
16 19 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
17 18 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
18 16 (2.73%) Test Analyst
18 16 (2.73%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.90%) .NET
2 11 (1.87%) Web Services
2 11 (1.87%) XML
2 11 (1.87%) MDX
3 9 (1.53%) JMS
3 9 (1.53%) Middleware
4 8 (1.36%) J2EE
4 8 (1.36%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.19%) Spring
6 5 (0.85%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.51%) BAPI
7 3 (0.51%) JSP
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.34%) JSON
8 2 (0.34%) HTML
8 2 (0.34%) EJB
9 1 (0.17%) XBRL
9 1 (0.17%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.77%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.90%) Data Integration
4 11 (1.87%) Visualisation
4 11 (1.87%) Data Structures
4 11 (1.87%) Statistics
5 8 (1.36%) Mathematics
5 8 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.02%) Neural Network
6 6 (1.02%) Data Extraction
7 5 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 5 (0.85%) Economics
8 4 (0.68%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.68%) PMI
8 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.51%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.51%) Social Media
9 3 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.77%) Windows
2 26 (4.43%) UNIX
3 18 (3.07%) Linux
4 7 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.02%) Solaris
6 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.68%) AIX
8 2 (0.34%) HPUX
8 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.34%) SUSE
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) VMS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (57.75%) Business Intelligence
2 156 (26.58%) ETL
3 94 (16.01%) Data Modelling
4 72 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (10.39%) Analytics
6 57 (9.71%) Project Management
7 53 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (6.47%) Business Analysis
9 37 (6.30%) Data Analysis
10 33 (5.62%) Migration
11 30 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (4.77%) PRINCE2
13 26 (4.43%) Physical Data Model
13 26 (4.43%) SDLC
14 24 (4.09%) Data Management
15 23 (3.92%) Kimball Methodology
16 22 (3.75%) Waterfall
16 22 (3.75%) System Testing
16 22 (3.75%) Information Management
16 22 (3.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 265 (45.14%) SQL
2 45 (7.67%) T-SQL
3 39 (6.64%) VBA
4 34 (5.79%) PL/SQL
5 15 (2.56%) Java
6 12 (2.04%) R
7 11 (1.87%) VB
8 9 (1.53%) C
9 6 (1.02%) C#
10 4 (0.68%) COBOL
11 3 (0.51%) Perl
11 3 (0.51%) VBScript
11 3 (0.51%) Python
11 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.51%) VB6
11 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.34%) Korn
12 2 (0.34%) C-shell
12 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (3.41%) Degree
2 15 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.36%) ISEB
3 8 (1.36%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.02%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.85%) CIMA
5 5 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.68%) PMP
6 4 (0.68%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.51%) ACCA
8 2 (0.34%) CIPFA
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.34%) CCAB
8 2 (0.34%) AAT
9 1 (0.17%) MCP
9 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.90%) QA
2 11 (1.87%) Solvency II
2 11 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.51%) SLA
5 2 (0.34%) GAAP
5 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.51%) Veritas File System
4 2 (0.34%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.34%) KVM
4 2 (0.34%) HDFS
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.02%) Control-M
3 4 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.68%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.34%) OpenView
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 148 (25.21%) Oracle
2 112 (19.08%) IBM
3 104 (17.72%) Microsoft
4 46 (7.84%) Informatica
5 42 (7.16%) SAP
5 42 (7.16%) Tableau
6 30 (5.11%) MicroStrategy
6 30 (5.11%) Netezza
7 28 (4.77%) CODA
8 21 (3.58%) Hyperion
9 20 (3.41%) Teradata
10 12 (2.04%) Sun
11 11 (1.87%) SunGard
12 10 (1.70%) HP
13 7 (1.19%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.19%) JD Edwards
13 7 (1.19%) Birst
14 6 (1.02%) Veritas
15 4 (0.68%) Symantec
15 4 (0.68%) SolarWinds
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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