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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 301 282 285
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 321 309 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 1.43% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 187 171
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £70.00 £17.48 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.57% -46.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £17.48 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+300.57% -46.23%
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
22556 21567 20997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.05% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13730 12523 11265
Average daily rate £388 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1022 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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
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 December 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 +1 160 £450 - 21
South East -29 67 £380 -9.52% 8
North West +32 46 £450 +5.88% 2
East Midlands +11 13 £425 +34.92% 2
South West -29 11 £463 +22.51% 2
Yorkshire -7 10 £400 +6.66% 3
East of England -11 9 £388 -9.35% 2
West Midlands -18 9 £425 - 5
North East - - - -
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 328 (52.65%) Business Intelligence
2 240 (38.52%) SQL
3 230 (36.92%) Finance
4 216 (34.67%) Data Warehouse
5 147 (23.60%) SQL Server
6 131 (21.03%) Oracle
7 128 (20.55%) ETL
8 113 (18.14%) IBM
9 112 (17.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 107 (17.17%) Banking
11 106 (17.01%) Cognos TM1
12 90 (14.45%) Data Modelling
13 81 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
14 80 (12.84%) Microsoft
15 78 (12.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 76 (12.20%) Cognos Report Studio
17 74 (11.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 65 (10.43%) Project Management
19 64 (10.27%) Business Objects
20 61 (9.79%) OLAP
21 59 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
22 58 (9.31%) QlikView
23 55 (8.83%) Security Cleared
24 47 (7.54%) Analytics
25 45 (7.22%) SC Cleared
26 44 (7.06%) Data Analysis
26 44 (7.06%) SAP
26 44 (7.06%) Cognos Analysis Studio
27 43 (6.90%) PL/SQL
27 43 (6.90%) DataStage

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (6.58%) SAS
2 27 (4.33%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.09%) WebLogic
4 12 (1.93%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.77%) IIS
6 7 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (0.48%) Apache
8 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.48%) FileNet
9 2 (0.32%) Sonic ESB
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.16%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 31 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.69%) SPSS
3 21 (3.37%) MS Office
4 10 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.80%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.64%) MS Project
7 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 112 (17.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 106 (17.01%) Cognos TM1
3 14 (2.25%) ResourceLink
4 10 (1.61%) SAP PS
5 9 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (1.12%) Agresso
7 6 (0.96%) Summit
8 5 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.64%) Cognos Planning
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.64%) CODA-Financials
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.32%) BPCS
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
11 2 (0.32%) Misys Midas
11 2 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.16%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.25%) LAN
1 14 (2.25%) WAN
2 13 (2.09%) HTTP
3 12 (1.93%) DNS
4 10 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.96%) FTP
6 3 (0.48%) VoIP
6 3 (0.48%) Firewall
6 3 (0.48%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.48%) SSL
6 3 (0.48%) SAN
6 3 (0.48%) CTI
6 3 (0.48%) SMTP
6 3 (0.48%) Broadband
7 1 (0.16%) LDAP
7 1 (0.16%) PBX
7 1 (0.16%) SDH
7 1 (0.16%) UMTS
7 1 (0.16%) Intranet
7 1 (0.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (34.67%) Data Warehouse
2 147 (23.60%) SQL Server
3 78 (12.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (12.20%) Cognos Report Studio
5 74 (11.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 61 (9.79%) OLAP
7 58 (9.31%) QlikView
8 44 (7.06%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 43 (6.90%) DataStage
10 41 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 35 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (5.46%) Cognos Query Studio
13 27 (4.33%) Relational Database
13 27 (4.33%) Cognos Transformer
14 24 (3.85%) Data Mart
15 22 (3.53%) RDBMS
16 21 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
17 20 (3.21%) Spotfire
18 19 (3.05%) DB2
18 19 (3.05%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 13 (2.09%) ERwin
2 8 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (0.96%) JMeter
3 6 (0.96%) JIRA
3 6 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.48%) Toad
6 2 (0.32%) Subversion
6 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.16%) JUnit
7 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.16%) Maven
7 1 (0.16%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.16%) Introscope
7 1 (0.16%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 230 (36.92%) Finance
2 107 (17.17%) Banking
3 36 (5.78%) Retail
4 29 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.77%) Legal
7 10 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.44%) Marketing
9 6 (0.96%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.80%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.64%) Back Office
11 4 (0.64%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.48%) Front Office
13 2 (0.32%) Electronics
13 2 (0.32%) Automotive
13 2 (0.32%) International Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Publishing
13 2 (0.32%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 225 (36.12%) Developer
2 173 (27.77%) Analyst
3 117 (18.78%) Cognos Developer
4 64 (10.27%) Business Analyst
5 57 (9.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 55 (8.83%) Consultant
7 49 (7.87%) Data Analyst
8 43 (6.90%) Architect
9 33 (5.30%) Support Analyst
9 33 (5.30%) TM1 Developer
10 32 (5.14%) Cognos BI Developer
11 28 (4.49%) Project Manager
11 28 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 25 (4.01%) Data Warehouse Analyst
13 22 (3.53%) Cognos Consultant
14 16 (2.57%) SAS Developer
15 13 (2.09%) Business Developer
16 12 (1.93%) Test Analyst
16 12 (1.93%) Administrator
16 12 (1.93%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.37%) XML
2 18 (2.89%) .NET
2 18 (2.89%) MDX
3 12 (1.93%) HTML
4 9 (1.44%) CSS
5 8 (1.28%) Web Services
6 6 (0.96%) ODBC
6 6 (0.96%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.64%) JDBC
7 4 (0.64%) JSP
7 4 (0.64%) SOAP
7 4 (0.64%) Middleware
8 3 (0.48%) REST
9 2 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.32%) jQuery
9 2 (0.32%) HTML5
10 1 (0.16%) JSTL
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.14%) Data Integration
3 17 (2.73%) Data Structures
4 12 (1.93%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.77%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.28%) Statistics
7 7 (1.12%) FMCG
8 6 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.96%) NHS
9 5 (0.80%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.64%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.64%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.48%) PMI
11 3 (0.48%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.48%) iSeries
11 3 (0.48%) Derivative
12 2 (0.32%) CMDB
12 2 (0.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.94%) Windows
2 29 (4.65%) Linux
3 23 (3.69%) UNIX
4 15 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.80%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.48%) CentOS
10 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.32%) VMS
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (52.65%) Business Intelligence
2 128 (20.55%) ETL
3 90 (14.45%) Data Modelling
4 65 (10.43%) Project Management
5 59 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (7.54%) Analytics
7 44 (7.06%) Data Analysis
8 43 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (5.30%) Business Analysis
10 31 (4.98%) Migration
11 29 (4.65%) Kimball Methodology
12 28 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (4.01%) Data Management
13 25 (4.01%) Change Management
13 25 (4.01%) Dimensional Modelling
14 21 (3.37%) ERP
15 20 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (2.89%) Scrum
17 17 (2.73%) Validation
17 17 (2.73%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 240 (38.52%) SQL
2 43 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 39 (6.26%) T-SQL
4 25 (4.01%) VBA
5 20 (3.21%) Java
6 9 (1.44%) SAS Macro
7 8 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.28%) Perl
7 8 (1.28%) C#
8 6 (0.96%) C
9 5 (0.80%) VB
10 4 (0.64%) PHP
10 4 (0.64%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.64%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.48%) VBScript
11 3 (0.48%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.32%) Python
12 2 (0.32%) RPG
13 1 (0.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 55 (8.83%) Security Cleared
2 45 (7.22%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.57%) Degree
4 9 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.28%) ISEB
6 5 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.64%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.64%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.48%) MBA
8 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.16%) CBAP
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PMP
10 1 (0.16%) ACCA
10 1 (0.16%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.93%) Solvency II
2 9 (1.44%) QA
2 9 (1.44%) CDISC
3 8 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.96%) GAAP
5 4 (0.64%) SLA
6 2 (0.32%) P3O
6 2 (0.32%) COREP
6 2 (0.32%) FINREP
6 2 (0.32%) Basel III
7 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.32%) XenServer
3 1 (0.16%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (0.80%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (0.64%) Netcool
2 4 (0.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 4 (0.64%) Control-M
3 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 131 (21.03%) Oracle
2 113 (18.14%) IBM
3 80 (12.84%) Microsoft
4 64 (10.27%) Business Objects
5 44 (7.06%) SAP
6 32 (5.14%) Informatica
7 24 (3.85%) Hyperion
8 21 (3.37%) Teradata
9 16 (2.57%) Sun
10 12 (1.93%) Netezza
11 11 (1.77%) Primavera
11 11 (1.77%) ILOG
11 11 (1.77%) MicroStrategy
12 10 (1.61%) Ab Initio
12 10 (1.61%) Tableau
13 9 (1.44%) CODA
13 9 (1.44%) Applix
13 9 (1.44%) HP
14 7 (1.12%) Sybase
14 7 (1.12%) Cisco
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Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £0 - 450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago