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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 70 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.57% 1.82% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 3.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £438 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.31% -
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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
255 271 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 48.48% 49.27% 48.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 103 113
Average daily rate £425 £368 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +10.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £145 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 64 25
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.00 £19.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.04 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Actuate
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) TM1 Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Actuate
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Applix
Essex
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago