The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 51 40 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% 3.11% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 7.24% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 1
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £69.07 - £53.50
Cognos
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
252 221 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 58.33% 42.91% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 101 100
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.25 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.83% +33.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -2 1 £475 +15.15%
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) CODA
1 3 (100.00%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SunGard
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (33.33%) SunGard AvantGard
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SunGard AvantGard
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CODA
2 1 (33.33%) SunGard