The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 55 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.41% 0.31% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £17.48 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+214.73% -36.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
169 162 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.77% 50.78% 54.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 83 119
Average daily rate £378 £365 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 14
Average hourly rate £39.00 £14.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.96% -62.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Cognos
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) QlikView
4 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Tableau
4 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (20.00%) Alteryx
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos Framework Manager

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Cognos Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Cognos BI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Tableau
1 2 (20.00%) Alteryx