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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 313 279 280
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +1
Contract jobs citing Cognos 309 308 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.64% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 1.38% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 198 183
Average daily rate
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£450 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.50 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -
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
23914 22379 24954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.59% 46.38% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13784 12879 13086
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1021 1275
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Cognos Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 September 2014. 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 +15 190 £475 +0.52% 42
South East -21 38 £475 +7.95% 12
East of England -36 25 £340 -9.33% 6
East Midlands 0 15 £400 +18.51% 7
North West -7 15 £450 +55.17% 14
South West -24 13 £425 +6.25%
West Midlands -19 4 £419 +4.68% 2
Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
Midlands -2 2 - -
North East - 1 £525 - 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 307 (48.81%) Business Intelligence
2 268 (42.61%) SQL
3 237 (37.68%) Data Warehouse
4 233 (37.04%) Finance
5 196 (31.16%) Oracle
6 161 (25.60%) ETL
7 146 (23.21%) SQL Server
8 134 (21.30%) Cognos TM1
9 113 (17.97%) Banking
10 95 (15.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 87 (13.83%) IBM
12 86 (13.67%) Data Modelling
13 81 (12.88%) Microsoft
14 79 (12.56%) Business Objects
15 78 (12.40%) QlikView
16 72 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 71 (11.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 70 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
18 70 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
18 70 (11.13%) DataStage
19 58 (9.22%) SAP
19 58 (9.22%) Cognos Report Studio
20 53 (8.43%) Project Management
21 51 (8.11%) PL/SQL
22 49 (7.79%) Analytics
23 47 (7.47%) Data Integration
24 46 (7.31%) Informatica
25 45 (7.15%) T-SQL
25 45 (7.15%) Investment Banking
26 43 (6.84%) OLAP

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 40 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 37 (5.88%) SAS
3 20 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (3.02%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.91%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.91%) IIS
6 7 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.32%) Sonic ESB
9 1 (0.16%) Confluence
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.16%) Documentum
Applications
1 37 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.02%) MS Office
3 13 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.11%) SPSS
5 7 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.64%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.32%) MS Project
8 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 134 (21.30%) Cognos TM1
2 95 (15.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 10 (1.59%) Agresso
3 10 (1.59%) SAP PS
4 7 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.95%) ResourceLink
6 5 (0.79%) Cognos Controller
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.48%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.32%) Summit
9 2 (0.32%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.16%) PaaS
1 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.07%) FTP
1 13 (2.07%) HTTP
2 9 (1.43%) LAN
2 9 (1.43%) WAN
3 8 (1.27%) SAN
4 6 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.64%) Internet
6 3 (0.48%) Intranet
6 3 (0.48%) VoIP
7 2 (0.32%) LDAP
7 2 (0.32%) SDH
7 2 (0.32%) UMTS
7 2 (0.32%) VPN
7 2 (0.32%) DNS
7 2 (0.32%) Extranet
7 2 (0.32%) MPLS
7 2 (0.32%) BGP
7 2 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.32%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (37.68%) Data Warehouse
2 146 (23.21%) SQL Server
3 78 (12.40%) QlikView
4 72 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 71 (11.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 70 (11.13%) DataStage
7 58 (9.22%) Cognos Report Studio
8 43 (6.84%) OLAP
9 33 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (4.77%) Oracle Database
11 29 (4.61%) Relational Database
11 29 (4.61%) Data Mart
12 27 (4.29%) Cognos Query Studio
13 24 (3.82%) ProClarity
14 23 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
14 23 (3.66%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 23 (3.66%) Big Data
15 22 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 22 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (3.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (2.54%) ERwin
1 16 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (1.75%) JIRA
3 8 (1.27%) Toad
4 6 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (0.79%) JMeter
6 4 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.48%) Subversion
8 2 (0.32%) Xcode
8 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.32%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.32%) Selenium
9 1 (0.16%) JUnit
9 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.16%) Introscope
9 1 (0.16%) Maven
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.16%) JBehave
General
1 233 (37.04%) Finance
2 113 (17.97%) Banking
3 45 (7.15%) Investment Banking
4 32 (5.09%) Retail
5 15 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (2.23%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.59%) Publishing
8 8 (1.27%) Marketing
8 8 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.11%) Legal
10 5 (0.79%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.64%) Billing
11 4 (0.64%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.64%) Front Office
12 3 (0.48%) Law
12 3 (0.48%) Electronics
13 2 (0.32%) Back Office
13 2 (0.32%) Local Government
13 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 239 (38.00%) Developer
2 185 (29.41%) Analyst
3 101 (16.06%) Cognos Developer
4 66 (10.49%) Business Analyst
5 50 (7.95%) Consultant
5 50 (7.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 34 (5.41%) TM1 Developer
6 34 (5.41%) Data Analyst
7 33 (5.25%) Support Analyst
8 28 (4.45%) Project Manager
9 27 (4.29%) Architect
10 26 (4.13%) Cognos BI Developer
11 24 (3.82%) ETL Developer
12 22 (3.50%) Data Warehouse Analyst
12 22 (3.50%) Cognos Consultant
12 22 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 22 (3.50%) DataStage Developer
13 15 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
14 14 (2.23%) Oracle Developer
14 14 (2.23%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.25%) XML
2 28 (4.45%) MDX
3 18 (2.86%) .NET
4 11 (1.75%) HTML
5 10 (1.59%) CSS
5 10 (1.59%) Web Services
5 10 (1.59%) JSON
6 4 (0.64%) EDI
6 4 (0.64%) HTML5
7 3 (0.48%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.48%) REST
7 3 (0.48%) Middleware
7 3 (0.48%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.32%) JSP
8 2 (0.32%) XSLT
8 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.32%) CSS3
9 1 (0.16%) jQuery
9 1 (0.16%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.47%) Data Integration
3 23 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.07%) Visualisation
5 13 (2.07%) NHS
6 10 (1.59%) iPad
7 6 (0.95%) CMDB
7 6 (0.95%) Fixed Income
8 5 (0.79%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.64%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.64%) Derivative
9 4 (0.64%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.64%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.48%) DTV
10 3 (0.48%) Replication
10 3 (0.48%) Economics
10 3 (0.48%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.48%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.52%) Windows
2 25 (3.97%) UNIX
3 24 (3.82%) Linux
4 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
5 3 (0.48%) AIX
5 3 (0.48%) Solaris
6 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (48.81%) Business Intelligence
2 161 (25.60%) ETL
3 86 (13.67%) Data Modelling
4 70 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (8.43%) Project Management
6 49 (7.79%) Analytics
7 38 (6.04%) Data Management
8 37 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (5.09%) Data Analysis
10 28 (4.45%) Migration
11 26 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (4.13%) Dimensional Modelling
12 25 (3.97%) Business Analysis
13 24 (3.82%) PRINCE2
14 23 (3.66%) ITIL
15 22 (3.50%) Kimball Methodology
16 21 (3.34%) Data Mapping
16 21 (3.34%) Scrum
17 20 (3.18%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 268 (42.61%) SQL
2 51 (8.11%) PL/SQL
3 45 (7.15%) T-SQL
4 21 (3.34%) VBA
5 17 (2.70%) VBScript
6 16 (2.54%) Java
6 16 (2.54%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.59%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.27%) SAS Macro
9 8 (1.27%) C
10 5 (0.79%) C#
11 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.64%) PHP
12 3 (0.48%) VB
13 2 (0.32%) Perl
13 2 (0.32%) Python
13 2 (0.32%) Ruby
14 1 (0.16%) C++
14 1 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (5.25%) Degree
2 20 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.11%) ISEB
6 6 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.16%) ACCA
9 1 (0.16%) CIMA
9 1 (0.16%) MBA
9 1 (0.16%) PMP
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.02%) QA
2 15 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.59%) CDISC
4 7 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.48%) SLA
5 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.32%) GAAP
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.64%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.32%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (0.64%) Control-M
1 4 (0.64%) ARCserve
1 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 196 (31.16%) Oracle
2 87 (13.83%) IBM
3 81 (12.88%) Microsoft
4 79 (12.56%) Business Objects
5 58 (9.22%) SAP
6 46 (7.31%) Informatica
7 18 (2.86%) Hyperion
8 17 (2.70%) Netezza
9 16 (2.54%) Tableau
10 13 (2.07%) Ab Initio
11 12 (1.91%) Sun
11 12 (1.91%) Teradata
12 11 (1.75%) Primavera
12 11 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
13 10 (1.59%) Palantir
14 8 (1.27%) Siebel
15 7 (1.11%) HP
15 7 (1.11%) Cisco
16 6 (0.95%) JD Edwards
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Vadis People
Rate: c425 - 475 per day depending on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-300 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-300 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago