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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 303 266 251
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -15
Contract jobs citing Cognos 327 369 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.73% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 1.61% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 229 218
Average daily rate
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£430 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -2.12%
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
22947 22934 20258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 13172 11100
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £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 1016 1130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -13 198 £450 +5.88% 47
South East -19 40 £375 -16.66% 16
North West -2 31 £410 +26.07% 7
West Midlands -30 16 £390 -5.45% 6
East of England +22 14 £369 +9.25% 2
South West +13 13 £425 -10.99% 9
East Midlands +10 8 £347 +68.47% 4
Yorkshire -33 3 £375 -6.25% 4
Midlands +3 2 £450 +16.12%
North East -5 1 - -
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 354 (57.00%) Business Intelligence
2 246 (39.61%) Finance
3 230 (37.04%) SQL
4 189 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
5 167 (26.89%) IBM
6 133 (21.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 121 (19.48%) SQL Server
8 116 (18.68%) Oracle
9 114 (18.36%) Data Modelling
10 113 (18.20%) Cognos TM1
11 112 (18.04%) ETL
12 109 (17.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 95 (15.30%) Cognos Report Studio
14 91 (14.65%) Banking
15 86 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 84 (13.53%) Microsoft
17 72 (11.59%) Analytics
18 68 (10.95%) Project Management
19 67 (10.79%) Business Objects
20 66 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
21 65 (10.47%) QlikView
22 58 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
23 57 (9.18%) Data Analysis
24 56 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 56 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
25 54 (8.70%) Business Analysis
25 54 (8.70%) MS Excel
26 48 (7.73%) Security Cleared
27 40 (6.44%) SC Cleared
28 39 (6.28%) Cognos Analysis Studio

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.28%) SAS
2 30 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.58%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (1.13%) IIS
5 7 (1.13%) Apache
5 7 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.64%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.64%) FileNet
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.32%) JBoss
8 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.32%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.32%) CMS
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 54 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 35 (5.64%) MS Office
3 22 (3.54%) SPSS
4 15 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.09%) MS Project
6 10 (1.61%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.97%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.64%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 133 (21.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 113 (18.20%) Cognos TM1
3 22 (3.54%) ResourceLink
4 7 (1.13%) Cognos Planning
5 5 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.81%) Cognos Controller
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.64%) Agresso
6 4 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.64%) Unica
7 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.48%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.48%) Summit
7 3 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.48%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.48%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.32%) TRIRIGA
8 2 (0.32%) Maximo
8 2 (0.32%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.16%) Responsys
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.09%) WAN
2 11 (1.77%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.77%) LAN
3 10 (1.61%) DNS
4 8 (1.29%) HTTP
5 6 (0.97%) FTP
5 6 (0.97%) Internet
6 3 (0.48%) Firewall
6 3 (0.48%) SAN
6 3 (0.48%) NAS
7 2 (0.32%) FCoE
7 2 (0.32%) LDAP
7 2 (0.32%) VLAN
7 2 (0.32%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.16%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 121 (19.48%) SQL Server
3 109 (17.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 95 (15.30%) Cognos Report Studio
5 86 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 65 (10.47%) QlikView
7 56 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (6.28%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 35 (5.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 34 (5.48%) Cognos Transformer
11 33 (5.31%) OLAP
12 32 (5.15%) Relational Database
13 31 (4.99%) Cognos Query Studio
14 23 (3.70%) DataStage
15 21 (3.38%) RDBMS
15 21 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (3.22%) Oracle Reports
17 19 (3.06%) Data Mining
18 18 (2.90%) Oracle Database
18 18 (2.90%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.13%) ERwin
2 5 (0.81%) Toad
3 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.16%) JIRA
5 1 (0.16%) Maven
5 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.16%) Jasmine
General
1 246 (39.61%) Finance
2 91 (14.65%) Banking
3 34 (5.48%) Retail
4 23 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.42%) Marketing
6 10 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.61%) General Ledger
7 9 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.29%) Back Office
9 5 (0.81%) International Banking
10 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.64%) Legal
10 4 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.48%) Law
11 3 (0.48%) Electronics
11 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.32%) Games
12 2 (0.32%) Front Office
12 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 223 (35.91%) Developer
2 180 (28.99%) Analyst
3 118 (19.00%) Cognos Developer
4 75 (12.08%) Business Analyst
5 58 (9.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 56 (9.02%) TM1 Developer
7 50 (8.05%) Project Manager
8 49 (7.89%) Consultant
9 41 (6.60%) Architect
10 39 (6.28%) Data Analyst
11 32 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 26 (4.19%) Cognos BI Developer
13 25 (4.03%) Business Developer
14 22 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 21 (3.38%) Support Analyst
16 20 (3.22%) Cognos Consultant
17 19 (3.06%) Report Developer
18 17 (2.74%) Analyst Developer
19 15 (2.42%) Data Architect
20 14 (2.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.54%) .NET
2 17 (2.74%) XML
3 10 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.45%) HTML
5 7 (1.13%) JSP
6 5 (0.81%) Web Services
7 4 (0.64%) Servlets
7 4 (0.64%) CSS
7 4 (0.64%) J2EE
7 4 (0.64%) Ajax
7 4 (0.64%) MDX
7 4 (0.64%) JSTL
8 3 (0.48%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.48%) Spring
8 3 (0.48%) JMS
8 3 (0.48%) SOAP
8 3 (0.48%) ODBC
9 2 (0.32%) HTML5
9 2 (0.32%) Flash
9 2 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.06%) Data Integration
4 16 (2.58%) Data Structures
5 11 (1.77%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.13%) Statistics
6 7 (1.13%) FMCG
7 6 (0.97%) NHS
8 5 (0.81%) Equities
8 5 (0.81%) PMI
9 4 (0.64%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.64%) Open Source
9 4 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.48%) iSeries
10 3 (0.48%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.48%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.48%) DTV
10 3 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.28%) Linux
2 30 (4.83%) UNIX
3 29 (4.67%) Windows
4 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.64%) CentOS
8 3 (0.48%) VMS
8 3 (0.48%) Solaris
9 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.32%) AIX
9 2 (0.32%) HPUX
9 2 (0.32%) SUSE
9 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (57.00%) Business Intelligence
2 114 (18.36%) Data Modelling
3 112 (18.04%) ETL
4 72 (11.59%) Analytics
5 68 (10.95%) Project Management
6 58 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (9.18%) Data Analysis
8 56 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (8.70%) Business Analysis
10 28 (4.51%) Migration
11 27 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
12 24 (3.86%) Data Management
12 24 (3.86%) Change Management
13 21 (3.38%) ITIL
13 21 (3.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (3.06%) Data Migration
15 18 (2.90%) Software Delivery
15 18 (2.90%) Dimensional Modelling
16 16 (2.58%) Information Management
16 16 (2.58%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 230 (37.04%) SQL
2 32 (5.15%) PL/SQL
3 28 (4.51%) T-SQL
4 21 (3.38%) VBA
5 20 (3.22%) Java
6 13 (2.09%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.61%) C
7 10 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.29%) VB
9 7 (1.13%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.97%) Perl
11 5 (0.81%) PHP
12 4 (0.64%) R
12 4 (0.64%) C#
13 3 (0.48%) ABAP
14 2 (0.32%) C-shell
14 2 (0.32%) Python
14 2 (0.32%) VBScript
14 2 (0.32%) RPG
14 2 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 48 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.44%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.54%) Degree
4 9 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.64%) PMP
6 3 (0.48%) MBA
6 3 (0.48%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.32%) ISEB
7 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.16%) CIMA
8 1 (0.16%) ACCA
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.86%) Solvency II
2 15 (2.42%) QA
3 11 (1.77%) GAAP
4 9 (1.45%) SLA
5 5 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.32%) Basel III
6 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.32%) COREP
6 2 (0.32%) FINREP
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) GxP
7 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.32%) XenServer
2 2 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.32%) KVM
2 2 (0.32%) Samba
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.16%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (0.81%) Control-M
2 2 (0.32%) OpenView
3 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 167 (26.89%) IBM
2 116 (18.68%) Oracle
3 84 (13.53%) Microsoft
4 67 (10.79%) Business Objects
5 38 (6.12%) SAP
6 29 (4.67%) Informatica
7 25 (4.03%) Teradata
8 19 (3.06%) Tableau
9 15 (2.42%) Sun
10 14 (2.25%) Hyperion
11 13 (2.09%) MicroStrategy
12 12 (1.93%) Netezza
13 7 (1.13%) Norkom
13 7 (1.13%) Mantas
13 7 (1.13%) Actimize
13 7 (1.13%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.97%) HP
14 6 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.81%) Applix
15 5 (0.81%) JD Edwards
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Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £23.26 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £225 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + D.O.E.
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
England
Lawrence Harvey
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