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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.47% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
224 213 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 42.26% 49.53% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 97 152
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £45.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) CODA
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) CODA-Financials
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (63.64%) Cognos Planning
5 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) VB
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Workflow
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (9.09%) VBA
8 1 (9.09%) SunGard
8 1 (9.09%) MS Office
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) MS Access
8 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (81.82%) CODA-Financials
2 7 (63.64%) Cognos Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Systems Support
2 6 (54.55%) Support Manager
2 6 (54.55%) Team Leader
3 5 (45.45%) Finance Manager
3 5 (45.45%) Finance Systems Manager
3 5 (45.45%) Support Team Leader
3 5 (45.45%) Systems Manager
3 5 (45.45%) Systems Support Manager
4 4 (36.36%) Applications Support
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos Support
5 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) CODA
2 1 (9.09%) SunGard